Egypt Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP

2001 - 2021 | Quarterly | % | CEIC Data

Key information about Egypt Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP

  • Egypt Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) registered a growth equal to 0.4 % of the country's Nominal GDP in Jun 2021, compared with a growth equal to 1.5 % in the previous quarter.
  • Egypt Foreign Direct Investment: % of Nominal GDP data is updated quarterly, available from Sep 2001 to Jun 2021.
  • 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 and Economic Development 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.


Related information about Egypt Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP

  • In the latest reports of Egypt, Current Account recorded a deficit 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 Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP from Sep 2001 to Jun 2021 in the chart:

Egypt Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP

What was Egypt's Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP in Jun 2021?

Egypt Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) registered a growth equal to 0.4 % of the country's Nominal GDP in Jun 2021, compared with a growth equal to 1.5 % in the previous quarter. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
0.4 Jun 2021 1.5 Mar 2021 -1.2 Dec 2011 12.5 Dec 2006 % quarterly Sep 2001 - Jun 2021

Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 6.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
Algeria (%) 0.2 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Sep 2021
Argentina (%) 0.8 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2021
Armenia (%) 11.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1994 - Mar 2022
Australia (%) 14.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 1959 - Mar 2022
Austria (%) 2.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1970 - Mar 2022
Azerbaijan (%) -22.0 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2013 - Sep 2021
Bahrain (%) 0.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2018 - Mar 2022
Bangladesh (%) 0.3 2021 yearly 1998 - 2021
Belarus (%) 12.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
Belgium (%) 12.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2002 - Mar 2022
Bolivia (%) 1.8 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1990 - Dec 2021
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 2.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
Botswana (%) 0.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2022
Brazil (%) 5.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Brunei (%) -10.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2014 - Dec 2020
Bulgaria (%) 8.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2007 - Mar 2022
Cambodia (%) 12.9 2021 yearly 2010 - 2021
Canada (%) 3.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1961 - Mar 2022
Chile (%) 5.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2003 - Mar 2022
China (%) 1.1 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1998 - Jun 2022
Colombia (%) 6.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
Croatia (%) 6.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Cyprus (%) -62.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
Czech Republic (%) 3.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Denmark (%) 5.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
Ecuador (%) 0.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2022
Egypt (%) 0.4 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 2001 - Jun 2021
Estonia (%) -1.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
European Union (%) 0.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
Finland (%) 1.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2022
France (%) 2.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1997 - Jun 2022
Georgia (%) 12.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1997 - Mar 2022
Germany (%) 4.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1991 - Mar 2022
Ghana (%) 1.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
Greece (%) 5.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 40.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
Hungary (%) -1.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2022
Iceland (%) -3.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
India (%) 2.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2004 - Mar 2022
Indonesia (%) 1.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1990 - Mar 2022
Iran (%) 0.1 2020 yearly 1997 - 2020
Ireland (%) 0.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2022
Israel (%) 3.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Italy (%) 2.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1988 - Mar 2022
Ivory Coast (%) 1.2 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Japan (%) 1.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Mar 2022
Jordan (%) 3.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1992 - Mar 2022
Kazakhstan (%) 4.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1997 - Mar 2022
Kenya (%) 0.5 2020 yearly 1996 - 2020
South Korea (%) 1.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Mar 2022
Kosovo (%) 8.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2022
Kuwait (%) -1.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2020
Kyrgyzstan (%) -1.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
Laos (%) 5.6 2021 yearly 1988 - 2021
Latvia (%) 4.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Lebanon (%) 4.5 2020 yearly 2004 - 2020
Lithuania (%) 6.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2022
Luxembourg (%) -137.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2002 - Mar 2022
Macau SAR, China (%) -27.8 2020 yearly 1982 - 2020
North Macedonia (%) 17.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
Malawi (%) 0.4 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Malaysia (%) 2.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2022
Malta (%) 24.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Mauritius (%) 83.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2022
Mexico (%) 5.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2022
Moldova (%) 6.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Mongolia (%) 20.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
Montenegro (%) 16.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2022
Morocco (%) 1.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2022
Mozambique (%) 33.6 2021 yearly 1986 - 2021
Nepal (%) 0.5 2021 yearly 2001 - 2021
Netherlands (%) 2.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2003 - Mar 2022
New Zealand (%) 2.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2000 - Mar 2022
Nigeria (%) -0.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2022
Norway (%) 1.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2022
Oman (%) 3.9 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Pakistan (%) 0.5 2021 yearly 1977 - 2021
Palestinian Territory (%) 2.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
Panama (%) 3.8 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Dec 2021
Paraguay (%) 1.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
Peru (%) 10.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1990 - Mar 2022
Philippines (%) 2.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2022
Poland (%) 11.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
Portugal (%) 2.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
Qatar (%) -2.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
Romania (%) 6.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Russia (%) -3.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1994 - Mar 2022
Saudi Arabia (%) 0.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2022
Serbia (%) 4.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2013 - Mar 2022
Singapore (%) 26.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Slovakia (%) 5.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
Slovenia (%) 6.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
South Africa (%) 1.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1985 - Mar 2022
Spain (%) 3.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1980 - Mar 2022
Sri Lanka (%) 0.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2002 - Mar 2022
Sudan (%) 1.0 2020 yearly 1996 - 2020
Sweden (%) 3.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1982 - Mar 2022
Switzerland (%) 6.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
Syria (%) 1.2 2011 yearly 1990 - 2011

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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: 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: Expenditure (EGP mn) 1,470,893.000 May 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - May 2022
Government Budget: ytd: Overall Fiscal Balance (EGP mn) -436,609.000 May 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - May 2022
Government Budget: ytd: Financing (EGP mn) 472,344.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Jun 2005 - Jun 2021
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
Imports: EGP (EGP mn) 122,450.000 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Apr 2022
Exports: National: EGP (EGP mn) 87,727.000 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Apr 2022
Trade Balance: USD (USD mn) -2,604.000 May 2022 monthly Jul 1994 - May 2022
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 82.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1994 - Mar 2022
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -5,791.7 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) 4,083.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1993 - Mar 2022
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.4 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 2001 - Jun 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) -14,753.100 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1993 - Mar 2022
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: Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) -82.900 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1994 - Mar 2022
BoP: Net Errors and Omissions (USD mn) -854.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1993 - Mar 2022
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment Abroad (USD mn) -6.700 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 1997 - Mar 2022
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Net Portfolio Investment in Egypt (USD mn) -14,753.100 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1993 - Mar 2022
BoP: Overall Balance (USD mn) -7,254.700 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1993 - Mar 2022
BoP: CF: Capital Account (USD mn) -34.700 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2022
BoP: CA: Goods and Services: Trade Balance (USD mn) -11,825.200 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1993 - Mar 2022
BoP: CF: Financial Account (USD mn) -574.300 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1993 - Mar 2022
BoP: CA: Goods and Services (USD mn) -9,520.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1993 - Mar 2022
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Other Net Investment (OI) (USD mn) 10,185.300 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1993 - Mar 2022
BoP: CA: Transfers (USD mn) 7,879.500 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1993 - Mar 2022
BoP: CA: Goods and Services: Services (USD mn) 2,305.200 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1993 - Mar 2022
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: European Union (EU) (USD mn) 1,094.900 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
Foreign Direct Investment: Inflow: Other Countries: China (USD mn) 65.600 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2005 - 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) 82,238.238 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Jun 2022
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 351,930.387 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Jun 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) 23,655.3 Jul 2022 monthly Dec 2004 - Jul 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 (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
Domestic Liquidity: M2: Quasi Money (QM) (EGP mn) 5,066,612.000 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Jun 2022
International Reserves: Net (USD mn) 33,143.000 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Jul 2022
International Reserves: Gross Official Reserves: Foreign Currency (USD mn) 25,855.000 Jul 2022 monthly Nov 2004 - Jul 2022

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