Egypt Current Account Balance

1993 - 2022 | Quarterly | USD mn | Central Bank of Egypt

Key information about Egypt Current Account Balance

  • Egypt Current Account recorded a deficit of 5.8 USD bn in Mar 2022, compared with a deficit of 3.8 USD bn in the previous quarter.
  • Egypt Current Account Balance: USD mn data is updated quarterly, available from Dec 1993 to Mar 2022, with an averaged value of -493.1 USD mn.
  • The data reached an all-time high of 1.5 USD bn in Sep 2003 and a record low of -5.8 USD bn in Mar 2022.
  • Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 1.6 USD bn in Dec 2021.
  • Egypt Direct Investment Abroad expanded by 94.3 USD mn in Dec 2021.
  • Its Foreign Portfolio Investment fell by 6.1 USD bn in Dec 2021.
  • The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 96.2 USD bn in Jun 2021.

View Egypt's Current Account Balance from Dec 1993 to Mar 2022 in the chart:

Egypt Current Account Balance

What was Egypt's Current Account Balance in Mar 2022?

Egypt Current Account recorded a deficit of 5.8 USD bn in Mar 2022, compared with a deficit of 3.8 USD bn in the previous quarter. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
-5,792.0 Mar 2022 -3,801.1 Dec 2021 -5,792.0 Mar 2022 1,538.9 Sep 2003 USD mn quarterly Dec 1993 - Mar 2022

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (USD mn) -261.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2022
Algeria (USD mn) -2,970.0 Dec 2019 quarterly Mar 2007 - Dec 2019
Argentina (USD mn) 372.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1976 - Dec 2021
Armenia (USD mn) -284.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2022
Australia (USD mn) 5,453.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 1959 - Mar 2022
Austria (USD mn) 1,310.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1970 - Mar 2022
Azerbaijan (USD mn) 3,952.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2013 - Mar 2022
Bahrain (USD mn) 1,476.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2018 - Mar 2022
Bangladesh (USD mn) -1,784.7 May 2022 monthly Jul 1997 - May 2022
Belarus (USD mn) -1,247.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
Belgium (USD mn) 112.4 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Mar 2022
Bolivia (USD mn) 274.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1988 - Mar 2022
Bosnia and Herzegovina (USD mn) -239.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2001 - Mar 2022
Botswana (USD mn) 126.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2022
Brazil (USD mn) -2,763.5 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Mar 2022
Brunei (USD mn) -615.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2001 - Dec 2020
Bulgaria (USD mn) 206.4 May 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - May 2022
Cambodia (USD mn) -4,017.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2021
Canada (USD mn) 3,968.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1957 - Mar 2022
Chile (USD mn) -5,575.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2003 - Mar 2022
China (USD mn) 88,874.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2022
Colombia (USD mn) -5,366.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
Croatia (USD mn) -2,684.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2022
Cyprus (USD mn) -1,192.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2001 - Mar 2022
Czech Republic (USD mn) -972.9 May 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - May 2022
Denmark (USD mn) 4,309.7 May 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - May 2022
Ecuador (USD mn) 808.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2022
Egypt (USD mn) -5,792.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1993 - Mar 2022
Estonia (USD mn) -32.1 May 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - May 2022
European Union (USD mn) -9,724.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
Finland (USD mn) -1,647.4 May 2022 monthly Jan 1980 - May 2022
France (USD mn) -4,123.2 May 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - May 2022
Georgia (USD mn) -598.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Germany (USD mn) 9,594.8 May 2022 monthly Jan 1991 - May 2022
Ghana (USD mn) -690.6 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Jun 2022
Greece (USD mn) -2,117.5 May 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - May 2022
Hong Kong SAR, China (USD mn) 10,059.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
Hungary (USD mn) -2,268.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1989 - Mar 2022
Iceland (USD mn) -392.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1976 - Mar 2022
India (USD mn) -13,403.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 1949 - Mar 2022
Indonesia (USD mn) 221.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1981 - Mar 2022
Iran (USD mn) -707.7 2021 yearly 1997 - 2021
Ireland (USD mn) 19,488.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1981 - Mar 2022
Israel (USD mn) 5,126.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1992 - Mar 2022
Italy (USD mn) -1,322.4 May 2022 monthly Jan 1970 - May 2022
Ivory Coast (USD mn) -2,749.7 2021 yearly 1975 - 2021
Japan (USD mn) 63.9 May 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - May 2022
Jordan (USD mn) -1,334.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1977 - Mar 2022
Kazakhstan (USD mn) 2,512.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1997 - Mar 2022
Kenya (USD mn) -271.0 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Mar 2022
South Korea (USD mn) 3,832.8 May 2022 monthly Jan 1980 - May 2022
Kosovo (USD mn) -386.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2009 - Mar 2022
Kuwait (USD mn) 8,665.0 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2021
Kyrgyzstan (USD mn) -1,049.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2022
Laos (USD mn) 126.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1994 - Mar 2022
Latvia (USD mn) -307.5 May 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - May 2022
Lebanon (USD mn) -129.6 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Sep 2021
Lithuania (USD mn) -506.1 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Apr 2022
Luxembourg (USD mn) 493.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Macau SAR, China (USD mn) 3,878.6 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
North Macedonia (USD mn) -141.7 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Mar 2022
Malawi (USD mn) -1,412.4 2020 yearly 1977 - 2020
Malaysia (USD mn) 711.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
Malta (USD mn) -19.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Mauritius (USD mn) -340.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2017 - Mar 2022
Mexico (USD mn) -6,523.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Mar 2022
Moldova (USD mn) -532.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1994 - Mar 2022
Mongolia (USD mn) -462.9 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2009 - Jun 2022
Montenegro (USD mn) -206.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2022
Morocco (USD mn) -1,733.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2022
Mozambique (USD mn) -5,350.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
Myanmar (USD mn) -198.4 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1976 - Sep 2020
Nepal (USD mn) -1,314.4 Apr 2022 quarterly Oct 2002 - Apr 2022
Netherlands (USD mn) 22,696.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1967 - Mar 2022
New Zealand (USD mn) -5,761.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 1971 - Mar 2022
Nigeria (USD mn) 2,577.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
Norway (USD mn) 38,555.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1981 - Mar 2022
Oman (USD mn) -8,660.6 2020 yearly 1974 - 2020
Pakistan (USD mn) -4,065.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1976 - Mar 2022
Palestinian Territory (USD mn) -623.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
Panama (USD mn) -650.7 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Dec 2021
Paraguay (USD mn) -720.2 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2021
Peru (USD mn) -3,546.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1977 - Mar 2022
Philippines (USD mn) -2,441.6 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Mar 2022
Poland (USD mn) -2,018.0 May 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - May 2022
Portugal (USD mn) -672.5 May 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - May 2022
Qatar (USD mn) 10,266.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
Romania (USD mn) -2,885.8 May 2022 monthly Jun 2002 - May 2022
Russia (USD mn) 28,200.0 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2012 - Jun 2022
Saudi Arabia (USD mn) 37,410.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2022
Serbia (USD mn) -480.6 May 2022 monthly Jan 2013 - May 2022
Singapore (USD mn) 21,346.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1986 - Mar 2022
Slovakia (USD mn) -102.9 May 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - May 2022
Slovenia (USD mn) -17.8 May 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - May 2022
South Africa (USD mn) 2,343.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1960 - Mar 2022
Spain (USD mn) 3,014.8 May 2022 monthly Jan 1990 - May 2022
Sri Lanka (USD mn) -1,331.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1977 - Mar 2022
Sudan (USD mn) -733.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1977 - Mar 2022
Sweden (USD mn) 6,159.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1975 - Mar 2022
Switzerland (USD mn) 20,622.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1983 - Mar 2022

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -23,698.919 May 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - May 2022
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 44,298.750 May 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - May 2022
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 5.5 2020 yearly 2005 - 2020
National Government Debt (USD mn) 316,592.2 Jun 2020 quarterly Jun 2006 - Jun 2020
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 68.6 Jun 2020 quarterly Jun 2006 - Jun 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (EGP bn) 3,795.815 2027 yearly 1999 - 2027
Forecast: Government Net Debt (EGP bn) 11,469.333 2027 yearly 1998 - 2027
Forecast: Government Revenue (EGP bn) 2,995.510 2027 yearly 1999 - 2027
Government Budget: ytd: Overall Fiscal Balance (EGP mn) -436,609.000 May 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - May 2022
Government Budget: ytd: Expenditure (EGP mn) 1,470,893.000 May 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - May 2022
Government Budget: ytd: Revenue (EGP mn) 1,030,101.000 May 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - May 2022
Government Budget: ytd: Cash Deficit (EGP mn) -440,792.000 May 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - May 2022
Government Budget: ytd: Financing (EGP mn) 472,344.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Jun 2005 - Jun 2021
Gross Domestic Debt (EGP mn) 4,742,107.000 Jun 2020 quarterly Sep 1997 - Jun 2020
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 0.423 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Trade Balance (USD mn) -2,604.0 May 2022 monthly Jan 1957 - May 2022
Total Exports (USD mn) 4,014.0 May 2022 monthly Jul 1994 - May 2022
Total Exports Growth (%) 29.2 May 2022 monthly Jul 1995 - May 2022
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 583,854.957 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 244,100.684 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 49,697.702 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Imports (USD mn) 6,618.0 May 2022 monthly Jul 1994 - May 2022
Total Imports Growth (%) 2.6 May 2022 monthly Jul 1995 - May 2022
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 2,128,908.319 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 1,243,278.559 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 197.040 Apr 2022 monthly Dec 2015 - Apr 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 588.540 Apr 2022 monthly Dec 2015 - Apr 2022
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 395.820 Apr 2022 monthly Dec 2015 - Apr 2022
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 826.918 Apr 2022 monthly Dec 2015 - Apr 2022
Trade Balance: USD (USD mn) -2,604.000 May 2022 monthly Jul 1994 - May 2022
Exports: National: EGP (EGP mn) 87,727.000 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Apr 2022
Imports: EGP (EGP mn) 122,450.000 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Apr 2022
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 94.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2021
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -5,792.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1993 - Mar 2022
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -5.3 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 2001 - Jun 2021
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 1,600.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1993 - Dec 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.4 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 2001 - Jun 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) -6,055.800 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1993 - Dec 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 2.9 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 2001 - Jun 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) -535.2 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) -5,520.642 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2021
External Debt (USD mn) 157,801.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 1997 - Mar 2022
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 33.2 Dec 2021 quarterly Jun 1999 - Dec 2021
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 26,441.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 1997 - Mar 2022
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 3.4 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -16.426 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) -236,179.500 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2013 - Mar 2022
BoP: CF: Financial Account (USD mn) 5,430.500 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1993 - Dec 2021
BoP: Net Errors and Omissions (USD mn) -854.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1993 - Mar 2022
BoP: CA: Transfers (USD mn) 7,879.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1993 - Mar 2022
BoP: CF: Capital Account (USD mn) -53.700 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2021
BoP: CA: Goods and Services: Trade Balance (USD mn) -10,638.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1993 - Dec 2021
BoP: CA: Goods and Services (USD mn) -7,932.800 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1993 - Dec 2021
BoP: CA: Goods and Services: Services (USD mn) 2,705.200 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1993 - Dec 2021
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) -94.300 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2021
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment Abroad (USD mn) -2.700 Dec 2021 quarterly Sep 1997 - Dec 2021
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Other Net Investment (OI) (USD mn) 9,982.800 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1993 - Dec 2021
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Net Portfolio Investment in Egypt (USD mn) -6,055.800 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1993 - Dec 2021
BoP: Overall Balance (USD mn) -7,255.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1993 - Mar 2022
External Debt: Medium and Long Term (USD mn) 131,359.300 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 1997 - Mar 2022
External Debt: Central & Local Government (USD mn) 85,461.300 Dec 2021 quarterly Jun 2002 - Dec 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: Inflow: European Union (EU) (USD mn) 1,094.900 Dec 2021 quarterly Jun 2001 - Dec 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: Inflow: Other Countries: China (USD mn) 65.600 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2005 - Dec 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: Inflow: Arab Countries: Saudi Arabia (USD mn) 80.200 Dec 2021 quarterly Jun 2001 - Dec 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: Inflow: United States of America (USD mn) 392.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Jun 2001 - Dec 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: Inflow: Arab Countries: Kuwait (USD mn) 155.600 Dec 2021 quarterly Jun 2001 - Dec 2021
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 3.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 8.8 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2002 - Jun 2021
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 80,518.079 May 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - May 2022
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 349,500.589 May 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - May 2022
M2 Growth (%) 23.6 May 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - May 2022
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 14.0 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2012 - Jul 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 23,808.1 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 2004 - Jun 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 8.511 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2004 - Jun 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 3.9 May 2022 monthly Dec 2004 - May 2022
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 7,314.000 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 1956 - Jun 2022
Total Deposits (USD mn) 381,073.419 Mar 2022 monthly Jun 2004 - Mar 2022
Total Deposits Growth (%) 26.6 Mar 2022 monthly Jun 2005 - Mar 2022
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 361,224.1 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Jun 2022
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 25.2 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - Jun 2022
Household Debt (USD mn) 37,067.2 Jun 2022 monthly Dec 2002 - Jun 2022
Total Loans (USD mn) 187,172.456 Mar 2022 monthly Apr 1996 - Mar 2022
Total Loans Growth (%) 29.10 Mar 2022 monthly Apr 1997 - Mar 2022
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 28.29 Jun 2021 quarterly Jun 2002 - Jun 2021
Reserve Money: M0 (EGP mn) 1,192,935.000 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Jun 2022
Counterpart Assets: DA: Credit (EGP mn) 6,786,191.000 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Jun 2022
Domestic Liquidity: M2: Quasi Money (QM) (EGP mn) 5,066,612.000 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Jun 2022
Domestic Liquidity: M2 (EGP mn) 6,611,593.000 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Jun 2022
Domestic Liquidity: M2: Money Supply (M1) (EGP mn) 1,544,981.000 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Jun 2022
International Reserves: Gross Official Reserves: Foreign Currency (USD mn) 26,017.000 Jun 2022 monthly Nov 2004 - Jun 2022
International Reserves: Net (USD mn) 33,376.000 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Jun 2022
Banks Deposits: excl Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) (EGP mn) 6,980,528.000 Mar 2022 monthly Apr 1996 - Mar 2022
Banks Loans: excl Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) (EGP mn) 3,348,197.000 Mar 2022 monthly Nov 2003 - Mar 2022

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