Due to the current political unrest in Egypt, the information on these pages may not reflect current conditions in the country.

Exporter Rank

62 / 146

Importer Rank

44 / 145

Trade Balance Rank

140 / 145

Total Trade [1]

Total Exports (2016) $22,507,388,693
Total Imports (2016) $58,052,631,649
Trade Balance (2016) ($35,545,242,956)
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2017) [2] 16.3%
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP) (2017) [2] 28.49%

Trade Partners [1]

Export Partners

Top 10 Export Countries

Country Export USD$
United Arab Emirates $2,832,087,189
Saudi Arabia $1,754,531,366
Italy $1,467,709,099
Turkey $1,437,501,214
United Kingdom $1,047,933,244
United States $1,013,524,747
Lebanon $801,200,766
Spain $654,677,749
India $630,502,345
Libya $581,758,864

Import Partners

Top 10 Import Countries

Country Import USD$
China $7,554,202,562
Germany $5,073,452,778
United States $3,095,177,615
Italy $2,643,529,367
Turkey $2,505,486,974
Saudi Arabia $2,410,958,421
Russia $2,209,803,416
Ukraine $2,157,128,443
South Korea $2,153,958,005
Spain $1,947,090,039

Traded Goods [1] (at the 2-digit HS Code level)

Top 10 Export Goods

HS Code Export USD$
(27) Oil & Mineral Fuels $3,229,094,513
(71) Precious Stones & Metals $2,653,811,756
(85) Electrical Machinery $1,534,603,143
(08) Fruit & Nuts $1,196,097,775
(39) Plastics $1,177,958,581
(07) Vegetables $967,149,277
(31) Fertilizers $847,860,164
(62) Apparel: Non Knit $756,631,988
(52) Cotton $462,116,346
(72) Iron & Steel $457,216,694

Top 10 Import Goods

HS Code Import USD$
(27) Oil & Mineral Fuels $8,271,961,630
(84) Industrial Machinery $5,284,562,398
(87) Motor Vehicles & Parts $4,590,877,599
(85) Electrical Machinery $4,034,718,562
(10) Cereals $3,105,216,463
(72) Iron & Steel $2,842,070,561
(39) Plastics $2,731,046,687
(73) Iron & Steel Articles $2,357,870,183
(30) Pharmaceuticals $1,915,990,256
(02) Meat $1,411,738,072

Sources:

  1. UN Comtrade (2016) except where stated otherwise.
  2. The World Bank. Accessed: 9/22/2018
Egypt