Egypt Trade Balance

1957 - 2021 | Monthly | USD mn | CEIC Data

Key information about Egypt's Trade Balance

  • Egypt's Trade Balance recorded a deficit of 2.4 USD bn in Sep 2021, compared with a deficit of 2.9 USD bn in the previous month
  • Egypt's Trade Balance data is updated monthly, available from Jan 1957 to Sep 2021, with an averaged value of -505.9 USD mn
  • The data reached an all-time high of 180.9 USD mn in Sep 1980 and a record low of -5.2 USD bn in Jul 2018
CEIC extends history for monthly Trade Balance. Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics provides Trade Balance in USD. Trade Balance prior to July 1994 is sourced from the International Monetary Fund.

Further information about Egypt's Trade Balance

  • In the latest reports, Egypt's Total Exports reached 2.7 USD bn in Feb 2021, an increase of 16.0% YoY (year-on-year)
  • Total Imports recorded 6.1 USD bn in Mar 2021, an increase of 16.0% YoY (year-on-year)

View Egypt's Trade Balance from Jan 1957 to Sep 2021 in the chart:

Egypt Trade Balance

What was Egypt's Trade Balance in Sep 2021?

Egypt's Trade Balance recorded a deficit of 2.4 USD bn in Sep 2021, compared with a deficit of 2.9 USD bn in the previous month See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
-2,384.0 Sep 2021 -2,904.4 Aug 2021 -5,183.2 Jul 2018 180.9 Sep 1980 USD mn monthly Jan 1957 - Sep 2021

Trade Balance by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (USD mn) -407.4 Oct 2021 monthly Oct 1998 - Oct 2021
Algeria (USD mn) -791.7 Jan 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Jan 2020
Argentina (USD mn) 1,592.5 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1991 - Sep 2021
Armenia (USD mn) -273.5 Oct 2021 monthly Nov 1995 - Oct 2021
Australia (USD mn) 8,641.3 Sep 2021 monthly Jul 1971 - Sep 2021
Austria (USD mn) -1,541.0 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Aug 2021
Azerbaijan (USD mn) 699.7 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Sep 2021
Bahrain (USD mn) -127.1 2020 yearly 1966 - 2020
Bangladesh (USD mn) -2,163.0 Aug 2021 monthly Jul 1986 - Aug 2021
Belarus (USD mn) 397.8 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Sep 2021
Belgium (USD mn) 1,645.6 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Sep 2021
Bolivia (USD mn) 127.6 Sep 2021 monthly Oct 1994 - Sep 2021
Bosnia and Herzegovina (USD mn) -310.7 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Mar 2021
Botswana (USD mn) 33.9 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Jul 2021
Brazil (USD mn) 1,998.9 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1959 - Oct 2021
Brunei (USD mn) 516.3 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Aug 2021
Bulgaria (USD mn) -369.7 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Sep 2021
Cambodia (USD mn) -409.7 Jul 2021 monthly Jun 2013 - Jul 2021
Canada (USD mn) 1,466.3 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1988 - Sep 2021
Chile (USD mn) -352.0 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1968 - Oct 2021
China (USD mn) 84,539.8 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1981 - Oct 2021
Colombia (USD mn) -2,160.8 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1958 - Sep 2021
Croatia (USD mn) -1,054.4 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Aug 2021
Cyprus (USD mn) -515.7 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Sep 2021
Czech Republic (USD mn) 802.3 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Sep 2021
Denmark (USD mn) -120.6 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Sep 2021
Ecuador (USD mn) 131.5 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1965 - Sep 2021
Egypt (USD mn) -2,384.0 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Sep 2021
Estonia (USD mn) -108.6 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Aug 2021
European Union (USD mn) 4,111.2 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Aug 2021
Finland (USD mn) 117.7 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1992 - Sep 2021
France (USD mn) -7,973.1 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Sep 2021
Georgia (USD mn) -492.8 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Oct 2021
Germany (USD mn) 15,482.7 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Sep 2021
Ghana (USD mn) 392.3 Dec 2020 monthly Mar 2005 - Dec 2020
Greece (USD mn) -2,483.8 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Sep 2021
Hong Kong SAR, China (USD mn) -5,448.3 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Sep 2021
Hungary (USD mn) 4.7 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1976 - Sep 2021
Iceland (USD mn) -96.7 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Oct 2021
India (USD mn) -19,730.0 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Oct 2021
Indonesia (USD mn) 5,733.1 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1967 - Oct 2021
Iran (USD mn) 14,786.0 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Ireland (USD mn) 6,040.4 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1970 - Jul 2021
Israel (USD mn) -3,179.1 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1988 - Oct 2021
Italy (USD mn) 4,111.9 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Sep 2021
Ivory Coast (USD mn) 112.3 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1981 - Jul 2021
Japan (USD mn) -3,931.6 Oct 2021 monthly Apr 1995 - Oct 2021
Jordan (USD mn) -1,136.0 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1972 - Sep 2021
Kazakhstan (USD mn) 1,756.8 Sep 2021 monthly Sep 1995 - Sep 2021
Kenya (USD mn) -1,238.3 Sep 2021 monthly Oct 1992 - Sep 2021
South Korea (USD mn) 1,782.2 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Oct 2021
Kosovo (USD mn) -412.8 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Oct 2021
Kuwait (USD mn) 1,817.0 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Mar 2021
Kyrgyzstan (USD mn) -386.8 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Sep 2021
Laos (USD mn) 250.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1992 - Dec 2020
Latvia (USD mn) -222.0 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Sep 2021
Lebanon (USD mn) -723.4 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 1993 - Nov 2020
Lithuania (USD mn) -363.6 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Sep 2021
Luxembourg (USD mn) -662.3 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1988 - Aug 2021
Macau SAR, China (USD mn) -1,392.3 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Aug 2021
North Macedonia (USD mn) -184.8 Sep 2021 monthly Dec 1993 - Sep 2021
Malawi (USD mn) -169.6 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1964 - Mar 2021
Malaysia (USD mn) 6,659.6 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1990 - Sep 2021
Malta (USD mn) -345.3 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1960 - Sep 2021
Mauritius (USD mn) -270.4 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Sep 2021
Mexico (USD mn) -2,905.9 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Mar 2021
Moldova (USD mn) -374.8 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2004 - Sep 2021
Mongolia (USD mn) 605.5 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Oct 2021
Montenegro (USD mn) -230.7 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Sep 2021
Morocco (USD mn) -1,705.8 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Sep 2021
Mozambique (USD mn) -177.1 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2011 - Dec 2020
Myanmar (USD mn) 91.7 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Jul 2021
Nepal (USD mn) -1,191.6 Sep 2021 monthly Aug 1974 - Sep 2021
Netherlands (USD mn) 6,264.9 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Sep 2021
New Zealand (USD mn) -1,531.4 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Sep 2021
Nigeria (USD mn) -1,658.6 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Jun 2021
Norway (USD mn) 9,989.6 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Oct 2021
Oman (USD mn) 1,512.6 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1975 - Jun 2021
Pakistan (USD mn) -3,920.3 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1968 - Oct 2021
Palestinian Territory (USD mn) -352.0 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2011 - Feb 2021
Panama (USD mn) -707.7 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1964 - Sep 2021
Paraguay (USD mn) -130.9 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Oct 2021
Peru (USD mn) 1,590.2 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Sep 2021
Philippines (USD mn) -3,995.7 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Sep 2021
Poland (USD mn) -208.7 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1986 - Sep 2021
Portugal (USD mn) -2,021.9 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Sep 2021
Qatar (USD mn) 3,620.9 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2014 - Mar 2021
Romania (USD mn) -2,507.5 Sep 2021 monthly Aug 1990 - Sep 2021
Russia (USD mn) 20,550.6 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Sep 2021
Saudi Arabia (USD mn) 35,856.4 2020 yearly 1957 - 2020
Serbia (USD mn) -611.7 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Sep 2021
Singapore (USD mn) 4,375.0 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1976 - Oct 2021
Slovakia (USD mn) -89.1 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2004 - Sep 2021
Slovenia (USD mn) -559.3 Sep 2021 monthly Nov 1991 - Sep 2021
South Africa (USD mn) 1,524.0 Sep 2021 monthly Oct 2004 - Sep 2021
Spain (USD mn) -1,321.6 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1985 - Sep 2021
Sri Lanka (USD mn) -494.7 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1982 - Sep 2021
Sudan (USD mn) -406.6 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Jun 2021
Sweden (USD mn) 728.8 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Sep 2021
Switzerland (USD mn) 5,094.2 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Oct 2021

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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) 15,605.859 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Oct 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) 3,037.800 2026 yearly 1999 - 2026
Forecast: Government Net Debt (EGP bn) 8,649.900 2026 yearly 1998 - 2026
Forecast: Government Revenue (EGP bn) 2,525.740 2026 yearly 1999 - 2026
Government Budget: ytd: Expenditure (EGP mn) 530,656.000 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Oct 2021
Government Budget: ytd: Cash Deficit (EGP mn) -219,365.000 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Oct 2021
Government Budget: ytd: Overall Fiscal Balance (EGP mn) -219,812.000 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Oct 2021
Government Budget: ytd: Revenue (EGP mn) 311,291.000 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Oct 2021
Government Budget: ytd: Financing (EGP mn) 462,775.000 Jun 2020 quarterly Jun 2005 - Jun 2020
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 (%) 2.685 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Trade Balance (USD mn) -2,384.0 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Sep 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 2,693.0 Feb 2021 monthly Jul 1994 - Feb 2021
Total Exports Growth (%) 48.4 Sep 2021 monthly Jul 1995 - Sep 2021
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 434,039.287 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 206,490.894 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 45,603.526 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Imports (USD mn) 6,100.1 Mar 2021 monthly Jul 1994 - Mar 2021
Total Imports Growth (%) 16.0 Sep 2021 monthly Jul 1995 - Sep 2021
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 1,734,605.303 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 678,318.860 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) -2,384.000 Sep 2021 monthly Jul 1994 - Sep 2021
Exports: National: EGP (EGP mn) 51,318.000 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Aug 2021
Imports: EGP (EGP mn) 97,118.000 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Aug 2021
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 76.7 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1994 - Jun 2021
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -4,849.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1993 - Dec 2020
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -5.3 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 2001 - Jun 2021
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 1,752.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1993 - Dec 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.4 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 2001 - Jun 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 2,755.500 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 1993 - Jun 2021
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 (%) 3.4 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -15.559 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) -202,641.500 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2013 - Dec 2020
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) -76.700 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1994 - Jun 2021
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment Abroad (USD mn) -23.600 Jun 2021 quarterly Sep 1997 - Jun 2021
BoP: CA: Goods and Services: Trade Balance (USD mn) -11,485.100 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 1993 - Jun 2021
BoP: CA: Goods and Services: Services (USD mn) 1,933.900 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 1993 - Jun 2021
BoP: CF: Financial Account (USD mn) 6,346.800 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 1993 - Jun 2021
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Other Net Investment (OI) (USD mn) 3,264.400 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 1993 - Jun 2021
BoP: CA: Transfers (USD mn) 7,963.300 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 1993 - Jun 2021
BoP: CF: Capital Account (USD mn) -35.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Jun 2021
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Net Portfolio Investment in Egypt (USD mn) 2,755.500 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 1993 - Jun 2021
BoP: Overall Balance (USD mn) 65.500 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 1993 - Jun 2021
BoP: CA: Goods and Services (USD mn) -9,551.200 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 1993 - Jun 2021
BoP: Net Errors and Omissions (USD mn) -1,111.500 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 1993 - Jun 2021
External Debt: Medium and Long Term (USD mn) 124,143.600 Jun 2021 quarterly Jun 1997 - Jun 2021
External Debt: Central & Local Government (USD mn) 82,445.600 Jun 2021 quarterly Jun 2002 - Jun 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: Inflow: European Union (EU) (USD mn) 973.800 Jun 2021 quarterly Jun 2001 - Jun 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: Inflow: Other Countries: China (USD mn) 158.800 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2005 - Mar 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: Inflow: Arab Countries: Saudi Arabia (USD mn) 59.100 Jun 2021 quarterly Jun 2001 - Jun 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: Inflow: United States of America (USD mn) 372.700 Jun 2021 quarterly Jun 2001 - Jun 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: Inflow: Arab Countries: Kuwait (USD mn) 120.600 Jun 2021 quarterly Jun 2001 - Jun 2021
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) 84,702.557 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Sep 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 354,936.692 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Sep 2021
M2 Growth (%) 17.2 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Sep 2021
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 14.0 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 2012 - Apr 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 31,824.7 Oct 2021 monthly Dec 2004 - Oct 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 8.511 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2004 - Jun 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 5.5 Sep 2021 monthly Dec 2004 - Sep 2021
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 4,217.000 Oct 2021 monthly Dec 1956 - Oct 2021
Total Deposits (USD mn) 379,540.913 Aug 2021 monthly Jun 2004 - Aug 2021
Total Deposits Growth (%) 24.4 Jan 2021 monthly Jun 2005 - Jan 2021
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 350,105.7 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Sep 2021
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 11.1 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Sep 2021
Household Debt (USD mn) 37,359.6 Sep 2021 monthly Dec 2002 - Sep 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) 1,007,839.000 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Oct 2021
Counterpart Assets: DA: Credit (EGP mn) 5,650,311.000 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Oct 2021
Domestic Liquidity: M2 (EGP mn) 5,650,999.000 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Oct 2021
Domestic Liquidity: M2: Money Supply (M1) (EGP mn) 1,345,993.000 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Oct 2021
Domestic Liquidity: M2: Quasi Money (QM) (EGP mn) 4,305,006.000 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Oct 2021
International Reserves: Gross Official Reserves: Foreign Currency (USD mn) 33,813.000 Oct 2021 monthly Nov 2004 - Oct 2021
International Reserves: Net (USD mn) 40,849.000 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - Oct 2021
Banks Deposits: excl Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) (EGP mn) 5,976,503.000 Aug 2021 monthly Apr 1996 - Aug 2021
Banks Loans: excl Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) (EGP mn) 2,849,124.000 Aug 2021 monthly Nov 2003 - Aug 2021

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