Egypt External Debt: % of GDP

1999 - 2020 | Quarterly | % | Central Bank of Egypt

Egypt External Debt accounted for 33.9 % of the country's Nominal GDP in 2020, compared with the ratio of 34.1 % in the previous quarter. Egypt External Debt: % of Nominal GDP data is updated quarterly, available from Jun 1999 to Sep 2020. The data reached an all-time high of 41.5 % in Jun 2003 and a record low of 12.0 % in Sep 2012.

In the latest reports of Egypt, Current Account recorded a deficit of 4.8 USD bn in Dec 2020. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 1.6 USD bn in Sep 2020. Egypt Direct Investment Abroad expanded by 112.1 USD mn in Dec 2020. Its Foreign Portfolio Investment increased by 3.5 USD bn in Dec 2020. The country's External Debt reached 125,337.8 in Sep 2020. The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 102.5 USD bn in Sep 2020.

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Egypt External Debt: % of GDP

What was Egypt's External Debt: % of GDP in Sep 2020?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
33.9 Sep 2020 34.1 Jun 2020 12.0 Sep 2012 41.5 Jun 2003 % quarterly Jun 1999 - Sep 2020

External Debt: % of GDP by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 65.8 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Algeria (%) 2.2 2019 yearly 1970 - 2019
Argentina (%) 70.7 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
Armenia (%) 102.3 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Australia (%) 129.6 2020 yearly 1988 - 2020
Austria (%) 164.1 2020 yearly 1997 - 2020
Azerbaijan (%) 20.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2001 - Dec 2020
Bangladesh (%) 11.4 2017 yearly 1997 - 2017
Belarus (%) 70.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2000 - Dec 2020
Belgium (%) 268.6 2020 yearly 2007 - 2020
Bolivia (%) 33.0 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 23.1 2019 yearly 1999 - 2019
Botswana (%) 8.6 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Brazil (%) 38.4 2020 yearly 1992 - 2020
Bulgaria (%) 63.4 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
Cambodia (%) 69.9 2020 yearly 2010 - 2020
Canada (%) 142.8 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Chile (%) 82.4 2020 yearly 1971 - 2020
China (%) 16.3 2020 yearly 1985 - 2020
Colombia (%) 56.8 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Croatia (%) 87.9 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
Cyprus (%) 908.4 2020 yearly 2004 - 2020
Czech Republic (%) 75.5 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Denmark (%) 157.0 2020 yearly 2005 - 2020
Ecuador (%) 57.4 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Egypt (%) 33.9 Sep 2020 quarterly Jun 1999 - Sep 2020
Estonia (%) 89.8 2020 yearly 1996 - 2020
European Union (%) 130.4 2020 yearly 2008 - 2020
Finland (%) 225.2 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
France (%) 261.7 2020 yearly 2004 - 2020
Georgia (%) 129.6 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
Germany (%) 165.2 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
Ghana (%) 34.2 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
Greece (%) 299.2 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 514.2 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
Hungary (%) 160.2 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Iceland (%) 81.0 2020 yearly 1989 - 2020
India (%) 21.1 2021 yearly 1970 - 2021
Indonesia (%) 39.4 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Iran (%) 1.6 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
Ireland (%) 713.4 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
Israel (%) 32.9 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
Italy (%) 140.7 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
Ivory Coast (%) 24.0 2018 yearly 1994 - 2018
Japan (%) 92.8 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Jordan (%) 82.1 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Kazakhstan (%) 96.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2002 - Dec 2020
Kenya (%) 33.1 2019 yearly 2015 - 2019
South Korea (%) 33.3 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
Kosovo (%) 37.0 2020 yearly 2007 - 2020
Kuwait (%) 50.2 2019 yearly 2014 - 2019
Kyrgyzstan (%) 112.4 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Laos (%) 52.6 2019 yearly 1996 - 2019
Latvia (%) 124.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
Lebanon (%) 62.8 2019 yearly 2007 - 2019
Lithuania (%) 74.2 2020 yearly 1996 - 2020
Luxembourg (%) 5,104.4 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
North Macedonia (%) 80.2 2020 yearly 2004 - 2020
Malawi (%) 39.4 2014 yearly 2006 - 2014
Malaysia (%) 67.6 2020 yearly 2009 - 2020
Malta (%) 697.3 2020 yearly 2004 - 2020
Mauritius (%) 2,006.5 2020 yearly 2009 - 2020
Mexico (%) 42.8 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
Moldova (%) 70.1 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Mongolia (%) 243.1 2020 yearly 1992 - 2020
Montenegro (%) 150.5 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
Morocco (%) 53.6 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Mozambique (%) 71.8 2017 yearly 1985 - 2017
Nepal (%) 17.3 2016 yearly 2001 - 2016
Netherlands (%) 443.8 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
New Zealand (%) 90.6 2020 yearly 1993 - 2020
Nigeria (%) 7.8 2020 yearly 1985 - 2020
Norway (%) 180.1 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Pakistan (%) 43.0 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Palestinian Territory (%) 35.4 2018 yearly 2012 - 2018
Panama (%) 156.8 2019 yearly 2014 - 2019
Paraguay (%) 53.7 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Peru (%) 43.4 2020 yearly 1980 - 2020
Philippines (%) 27.2 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Poland (%) 60.2 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Portugal (%) 202.7 2020 yearly 1996 - 2020
Qatar (%) 83.0 2010 yearly 2000 - 2010
Romania (%) 57.8 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Russia (%) 31.5 2020 yearly 1993 - 2020
Serbia (%) 61.5 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Singapore (%) 471.3 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Slovakia (%) 121.2 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Slovenia (%) 103.2 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
South Africa (%) 56.5 2020 yearly 1985 - 2020
Spain (%) 199.4 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Sri Lanka (%) 61.1 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
Sudan (%) 120.5 2019 yearly 2001 - 2019
Sweden (%) 164.2 2020 yearly 1997 - 2020
Switzerland (%) 284.6 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
Taiwan (%) 28.4 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
Tajikistan (%) 37.5 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Thailand (%) 36.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2020
Tunisia (%) 100.9 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
Turkey (%) 62.8 2020 yearly 1989 - 2020
Ukraine (%) 80.8 2020 yearly 1993 - 2020

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -17,981.580 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Jan 2021
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 40,089.044 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Apr 2021
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 5.6 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) 3,086.590 2026 yearly 1999 - 2026
Forecast: Government Net Debt (EGP bn) 8,750.280 2026 yearly 1998 - 2026
Forecast: Government Revenue (EGP bn) 2,591.340 2026 yearly 1999 - 2026
Government Budget: ytd: Overall Fiscal Balance (EGP mn) -379,726.000 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Apr 2021
Government Budget: ytd: Cash Deficit (EGP mn) -372,965.000 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Apr 2021
Government Budget: ytd: Expenditure (EGP mn) 1,209,387.000 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Apr 2021
Government Budget: ytd: Revenue (EGP mn) 836,423.000 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Apr 2021
Government Budget: ytd: Financing (EGP mn) 462,775.000 Jun 2020 quarterly Jun 2005 - Jun 2020
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 2.806 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Trade Balance (USD mn) -3,344.0 May 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - May 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 2,693.0 Feb 2021 monthly Jul 1994 - Feb 2021
Total Exports Growth (%) 97.7 May 2021 monthly Jul 1995 - May 2021
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 440,137.945 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 201,120.161 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 47,153.832 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Imports (USD mn) 6,100.1 Mar 2021 monthly Jul 1994 - Mar 2021
Total Imports Growth (%) 55.1 May 2021 monthly Jul 1995 - May 2021
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 1,747,161.259 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 668,296.528 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 139.355 Nov 2020 monthly Dec 2015 - Nov 2020
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 509.756 Jan 2021 monthly Dec 2015 - Jan 2021
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 139.618 Mar 2021 monthly Dec 2015 - Mar 2021
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 1,109.224 Feb 2021 monthly Dec 2015 - Feb 2021
Trade Balance: USD (USD mn) -3,344.000 May 2021 monthly Jul 1994 - May 2021
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 112.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2020
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -4,849.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1993 - Dec 2020
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -4.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 2001 - Dec 2020
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 1,752.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1993 - Dec 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 1.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 2001 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 3,482.200 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1993 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 6.5 Sep 2020 quarterly Sep 2001 - Sep 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) -250.2 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 6,936.620 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2020
External Debt (USD mn) 129,195.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 1997 - Dec 2020
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 33.9 Sep 2020 quarterly Jun 1999 - Sep 2020
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 11,958.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 1997 - Dec 2020
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 3.0 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -15.245 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) -202,641.500 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2013 - Dec 2020
BoP: CF: Financial Account (USD mn) 7,919.700 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 1993 - Mar 2021
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment Abroad (USD mn) -79.100 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 1997 - Mar 2021
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Net Portfolio Investment in Egypt (USD mn) 5,818.300 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 1993 - Mar 2021
BoP: Overall Balance (USD mn) 330.200 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 1993 - Mar 2021
BoP: CA: Transfers (USD mn) 7,817.300 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 1993 - Mar 2021
BoP: CA: Goods and Services (USD mn) -10,078.200 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 1993 - Mar 2021
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Other Net Investment (OI) (USD mn) 862.600 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 1993 - Mar 2021
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) -111.800 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1994 - Mar 2021
BoP: CF: Capital Account (USD mn) -29.900 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2021
BoP: CA: Goods and Services: Trade Balance (USD mn) -11,371.300 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 1993 - Mar 2021
BoP: CA: Goods and Services: Services (USD mn) 1,293.100 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 1993 - Mar 2021
BoP: Net Errors and Omissions (USD mn) -1,892.200 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 1993 - Mar 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: Inflow: European Union (EU) (USD mn) 1,416.500 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2001 - Dec 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: Inflow: Arab Countries: Kuwait (USD mn) 64.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2001 - Dec 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: Inflow: Other Countries: China (USD mn) 58.700 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2005 - Dec 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: Inflow: Arab Countries: Saudi Arabia (USD mn) 42.500 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2001 - Dec 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: Inflow: United States of America (USD mn) 452.600 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2001 - Dec 2020
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 3.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 8.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2002 - Dec 2020
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 80,279.040 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Jun 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 341,914.630 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Jun 2021
M2 Growth (%) 18.1 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Jun 2021
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 14.0 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 2012 - Apr 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 34,287.7 Jun 2021 monthly Dec 2004 - Jun 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 8.778 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2004 - Dec 2020
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 5.3 May 2021 monthly Dec 2004 - May 2021
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 4,111.000 Jun 2021 monthly Dec 1956 - Jun 2021
Total Deposits (USD mn) 353,086.449 Apr 2021 monthly Jun 2004 - Apr 2021
Total Deposits Growth (%) 24.4 Jan 2021 monthly Jun 2005 - Jan 2021
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 345,106.1 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Jun 2021
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 11.6 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Jun 2021
Household Debt (USD mn) 35,804.8 Jun 2021 monthly Dec 2002 - Jun 2021
Total Loans (USD mn) 161,024.785 Jan 2021 monthly Apr 1996 - Jan 2021
Total Loans Growth (%) 31.10 Mar 2021 monthly Apr 1997 - Mar 2021
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 27.45 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2002 - Dec 2020
Reserve Money: M0 (EGP mn) 987,726.000 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Jun 2021
Domestic Liquidity: M2: Money Supply (M1) (EGP mn) 1,258,675.000 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Jun 2021
Domestic Liquidity: M2: Quasi Money (QM) (EGP mn) 4,102,119.000 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Jun 2021
Counterpart Assets: DA: Credit (EGP mn) 5,410,833.000 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Jun 2021
Domestic Liquidity: M2 (EGP mn) 5,360,794.000 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Jun 2021
International Reserves: Gross Official Reserves: Foreign Currency (USD mn) 36,278.000 Jun 2021 monthly Nov 2004 - Jun 2021
International Reserves: Net (USD mn) 40,584.000 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Jun 2021

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