Egypt Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP

2001 - 2020 | Quarterly | % | CEIC Data

Egypt Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) registered a growth equal to 1.7 % of the country's Nominal GDP in Dec 2020, compared with a growth equal to 1.6 % in the previous quarter. Egypt Foreign Direct Investment: % of Nominal GDP data is updated quarterly, available from Sep 2001 to Dec 2020. The data reached an all-time high of 12.5 % in Dec 2006 and a record low -1.2 % in Dec 2011. CEIC calculates Foreign Direct Investment as % of Nominal GDP from quarterly Foreign Direct Investment and quarterly Nominal GDP. The Central Bank of Egypt provides Foreign Direct Investment in USD. The Ministry of Planning provides Nominal GDP in local currency. The Central Bank of Egypt average market exchange rate is used for currency conversions. Starting from the first quarter of the fiscal year 2004/2005, Net Direct Investment in Egypt includes Foreign Direct Investment in the petroleum sector.

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 1.8 USD bn in Dec 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 Nominal GDP was reported at 102.5 USD bn in Sep 2020.

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Egypt Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP

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Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
1.7 Dec 2020 1.6 Sep 2020 -1.2 Dec 2011 12.5 Dec 2006 % quarterly Sep 2001 - Dec 2020

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 7.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2021
Algeria (%) 0.7 Dec 2019 quarterly Mar 2007 - Dec 2019
Argentina (%) 2.8 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2021
Armenia (%) -0.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1994 - Dec 2020
Australia (%) 0.9 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 1959 - Mar 2021
Austria (%) -6.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1970 - Dec 2020
Azerbaijan (%) 3.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2013 - Dec 2020
Bahrain (%) -6.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2018 - Dec 2020
Bangladesh (%) 0.4 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
Belarus (%) 9.4 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2021
Belgium (%) 2.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2002 - Dec 2020
Bolivia (%) -1.6 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 1990 - Jun 2020
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 3.2 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2021
Botswana (%) 0.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2020
Brazil (%) 4.6 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2021
Brunei (%) -10.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2015 - Dec 2020
Bulgaria (%) 2.9 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Mar 2021
Cambodia (%) 13.5 2019 yearly 2010 - 2019
Canada (%) 3.4 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1961 - Mar 2021
Chile (%) 3.9 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2003 - Mar 2021
China (%) 2.5 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2021
Colombia (%) 2.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2020
Croatia (%) 5.1 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2021
Cyprus (%) 12.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Dec 2020
Czech Republic (%) 1.2 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2021
Denmark (%) 0.8 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2021
Ecuador (%) 1.5 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2021
Egypt (%) 1.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 2001 - Dec 2020
Estonia (%) 24.1 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2021
European Union (%) 0.3 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2021
Finland (%) 5.2 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2021
France (%) 0.9 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1997 - Mar 2021
Georgia (%) 3.7 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1997 - Mar 2021
Germany (%) 1.7 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1991 - Mar 2021
Ghana (%) 5.0 Dec 2019 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2019
Greece (%) 2.3 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2021
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 34.7 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2021
Hungary (%) 17.5 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2021
Iceland (%) -10.4 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2021
India (%) 2.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2004 - Dec 2020
Indonesia (%) 1.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1990 - Dec 2020
Iran (%) 0.2 2019 yearly 1997 - 2019
Ireland (%) -7.4 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2021
Israel (%) 4.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2020
Italy (%) 1.4 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1988 - Mar 2021
Ivory Coast (%) 1.7 2019 yearly 1970 - 2019
Japan (%) 1.4 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1980 - Mar 2021
Jordan (%) 0.9 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1992 - Mar 2021
Kazakhstan (%) 1.8 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 1997 - Mar 2021
Kenya (%) 1.4 2019 yearly 1996 - 2019
South Korea (%) 0.6 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1980 - Mar 2021
Kosovo (%) 7.1 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2021
Kuwait (%) 0.2 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Sep 2020
Kyrgyzstan (%) 1.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2021
Laos (%) 5.1 2020 yearly 1988 - 2020
Latvia (%) 5.4 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2021
Lebanon (%) 3.8 2019 yearly 2004 - 2019
Lithuania (%) 2.8 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2021
Luxembourg (%) -34.9 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2002 - Mar 2021
Macau SAR, China (%) 11.8 2019 yearly 1982 - 2019
North Macedonia (%) 12.2 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2021
Malawi (%) 1.0 2019 yearly 1970 - 2019
Malaysia (%) 2.8 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2021
Malta (%) 23.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2021
Mauritius (%) 78.5 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2021
Mexico (%) 3.9 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2021
Moldova (%) 0.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2020
Mongolia (%) 18.4 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2021
Montenegro (%) 10.1 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2021
Morocco (%) 1.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2021
Mozambique (%) 14.3 2019 yearly 1986 - 2019
Nepal (%) 0.5 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
Netherlands (%) 9.6 Mar 2021 quarterly Jun 2003 - Mar 2021
New Zealand (%) 2.2 Mar 2021 quarterly Jun 2000 - Mar 2021
Nigeria (%) 2.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2021
Norway (%) 0.2 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2021
Oman (%) 4.5 2019 yearly 1970 - 2019
Pakistan (%) 0.6 2021 yearly 1977 - 2021
Palestinian Territory (%) -1.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
Panama (%) -1.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2007 - Dec 2020
Paraguay (%) 3.9 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2021
Peru (%) 6.3 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1990 - Mar 2021
Philippines (%) 1.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2020
Poland (%) 6.2 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2021
Portugal (%) 1.6 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2021
Qatar (%) 0.3 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2021
Romania (%) 5.9 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2021
Russia (%) 1.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2020
Saudi Arabia (%) 1.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2021
Serbia (%) 8.2 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2013 - Mar 2021
Singapore (%) 24.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2020
Slovakia (%) 4.8 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2021
Slovenia (%) 4.2 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2021
South Africa (%) 0.5 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1985 - Mar 2021
Spain (%) 3.6 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1980 - Mar 2021
Sri Lanka (%) 0.6 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2002 - Mar 2021
Sudan (%) 2.2 2019 yearly 1996 - 2019
Sweden (%) 6.4 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1982 - Mar 2021
Switzerland (%) 9.9 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2021
Syria (%) 1.2 2011 yearly 1990 - 2011

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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: Cash Deficit (EGP mn) -372,965.000 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Apr 2021
Government Budget: ytd: Overall Fiscal Balance (EGP mn) -379,726.000 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: 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 (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: Net Errors and Omissions (USD mn) -1,892.200 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: 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
Foreign Direct Investment: Inflow: Other Countries: China (USD mn) 58.700 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2005 - Dec 2020
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: United States of America (USD mn) 452.600 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2001 - Dec 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: Inflow: Arab Countries: Saudi Arabia (USD mn) 42.500 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) 78,227.122 May 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - May 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 335,290.568 May 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - May 2021
M2 Growth (%) 18.1 May 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - May 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) 335,625.6 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Apr 2021
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 14.1 May 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - May 2021
Household Debt (USD mn) 34,674.5 Apr 2021 monthly Dec 2002 - Apr 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
Counterpart Assets: DA: Credit (EGP mn) 5,295,370.000 May 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - May 2021
Domestic Liquidity: M2 (EGP mn) 5,256,652.000 May 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - May 2021
Domestic Liquidity: M2: Quasi Money (QM) (EGP mn) 4,030,215.000 May 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - May 2021
Domestic Liquidity: M2: Money Supply (M1) (EGP mn) 1,226,437.000 May 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - May 2021
International Reserves: Net (USD mn) 40,584.000 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

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