Egypt Trade Balance

1957 - 2021 | Monthly | USD mn | CEIC Data

Egypt Trade Balance recorded a deficit of 3.3 USD bn in May 2021, compared with a deficit of 3.1 USD bn in the previous month. Egypt Trade Balance data is updated monthly, available from Jan 1957 to May 2021, with an averaged value of -498.4 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.

In the latest reports, Egypt Total Exports reached 2.7 USD bn in Feb 2021, an increase of 97.7 % year on year. Total Imports recorded 6.1 USD bn in Mar 2021, an increase of 55.1 % year on year.

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

Egypt Trade Balance

What was Egypt's Trade Balance in May 2021?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
-3,344.0 May 2021 -3,074.3 Apr 2021 -5,183.2 Jul 2018 180.9 Sep 1980 USD mn monthly Jan 1957 - May 2021

Trade Balance by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (USD mn) -317.1 Jun 2021 monthly Oct 1998 - Jun 2021
Algeria (USD mn) -791.7 Jan 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Jan 2020
Argentina (USD mn) 1,213.4 May 2021 monthly Jan 1991 - May 2021
Armenia (USD mn) -160.0 May 2021 monthly Nov 1995 - May 2021
Australia (USD mn) 7,014.6 May 2021 monthly Jul 1971 - May 2021
Austria (USD mn) -1,061.1 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Apr 2021
Azerbaijan (USD mn) 199.7 May 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - May 2021
Bahrain (USD mn) -127.1 2020 yearly 1966 - 2020
Bangladesh (USD mn) -2,163.0 Apr 2021 monthly Jul 1986 - Apr 2021
Belarus (USD mn) 311.6 May 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - May 2021
Belgium (USD mn) 2,078.3 May 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - May 2021
Bolivia (USD mn) 125.6 May 2021 monthly Oct 1994 - May 2021
Bosnia and Herzegovina (USD mn) -310.7 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Mar 2021
Botswana (USD mn) -174.1 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Apr 2021
Brazil (USD mn) 10,250.9 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1959 - Jun 2021
Brunei (USD mn) 63.0 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Apr 2021
Bulgaria (USD mn) -176.2 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Apr 2021
Cambodia (USD mn) -991.0 Apr 2021 monthly Jun 2013 - Apr 2021
Canada (USD mn) 475.3 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1988 - Apr 2021
Chile (USD mn) 1,095.3 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1968 - Jun 2021
China (USD mn) 51,526.6 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1981 - Jun 2021
Colombia (USD mn) -1,275.1 May 2021 monthly Jan 1958 - May 2021
Croatia (USD mn) -868.6 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Apr 2021
Cyprus (USD mn) -519.8 May 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - May 2021
Czech Republic (USD mn) 1,567.9 May 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - May 2021
Denmark (USD mn) 336.2 May 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - May 2021
Ecuador (USD mn) 460.5 May 2021 monthly Jan 1965 - May 2021
Egypt (USD mn) -3,344.0 May 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - May 2021
Estonia (USD mn) -213.0 May 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - May 2021
European Union (USD mn) 12,292.1 May 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - May 2021
Finland (USD mn) -255.1 May 2021 monthly Jan 1992 - May 2021
France (USD mn) -8,260.5 May 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - May 2021
Georgia (USD mn) -487.9 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Jun 2021
Germany (USD mn) 15,279.7 May 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - May 2021
Ghana (USD mn) 392.3 Dec 2020 monthly Mar 2005 - Dec 2020
Greece (USD mn) -2,033.0 May 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - May 2021
Hong Kong SAR, China (USD mn) -3,279.1 May 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - May 2021
Hungary (USD mn) 125.2 May 2021 monthly Jan 1976 - May 2021
Iceland (USD mn) -48.7 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Apr 2021
India (USD mn) -9,374.2 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Jun 2021
Indonesia (USD mn) 1,316.4 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1967 - Jun 2021
Iran (USD mn) 594,735,573.2 2015 yearly 1950 - 2015
Ireland (USD mn) 6,096.2 May 2021 monthly Jan 1970 - May 2021
Israel (USD mn) -3,129.8 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1988 - Jun 2021
Italy (USD mn) 5,790.0 May 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - May 2021
Ivory Coast (USD mn) 360.7 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1981 - Mar 2021
Japan (USD mn) -819.1 Jun 2021 monthly Apr 1995 - Jun 2021
Jordan (USD mn) -917.2 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1972 - Apr 2021
Kazakhstan (USD mn) 1,655.9 May 2021 monthly Sep 1995 - May 2021
Kenya (USD mn) -954.1 Apr 2021 monthly Oct 1992 - Apr 2021
South Korea (USD mn) 4,451.1 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Jun 2021
Kosovo (USD mn) -374.4 May 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - May 2021
Kuwait (USD mn) 1,817.0 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Mar 2021
Kyrgyzstan (USD mn) -263.6 May 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - May 2021
Laos (USD mn) 250.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1992 - Dec 2020
Latvia (USD mn) -433.8 May 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - May 2021
Lebanon (USD mn) -723.4 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 1993 - Nov 2020
Lithuania (USD mn) -451.1 May 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - May 2021
Luxembourg (USD mn) -633.6 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1988 - Apr 2021
Macau SAR, China (USD mn) -1,584.9 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Apr 2021
North Macedonia (USD mn) -249.1 May 2021 monthly Dec 1993 - May 2021
Malawi (USD mn) -112.8 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1964 - Jan 2021
Malaysia (USD mn) 3,834.6 May 2021 monthly Jan 1990 - May 2021
Malta (USD mn) -421.1 May 2021 monthly Jan 1960 - May 2021
Mauritius (USD mn) -253.5 May 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - May 2021
Mexico (USD mn) -2,905.9 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Mar 2021
Moldova (USD mn) -361.7 May 2021 monthly Jan 2004 - May 2021
Mongolia (USD mn) 128.8 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Jun 2021
Montenegro (USD mn) -211.9 May 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - May 2021
Morocco (USD mn) -2,055.5 May 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - May 2021
Mozambique (USD mn) -177.1 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2011 - Dec 2020
Myanmar (USD mn) 80.3 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Mar 2021
Nepal (USD mn) -1,085.6 May 2021 monthly Aug 1974 - May 2021
Netherlands (USD mn) 5,844.7 May 2021 monthly Jan 1996 - May 2021
New Zealand (USD mn) 338.7 May 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - May 2021
Nigeria (USD mn) -2,959.9 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2021
Norway (USD mn) 2,970.8 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Jun 2021
Oman (USD mn) 393.8 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1975 - Feb 2021
Pakistan (USD mn) -3,648.2 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1968 - Jun 2021
Palestinian Territory (USD mn) -352.0 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 2011 - Feb 2021
Panama (USD mn) -828.4 May 2021 monthly Jan 1964 - May 2021
Paraguay (USD mn) 302.5 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Jun 2021
Peru (USD mn) 814.9 May 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - May 2021
Philippines (USD mn) -2,755.0 May 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - May 2021
Poland (USD mn) -90.3 May 2021 monthly Jan 1986 - May 2021
Portugal (USD mn) -1,662.3 May 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - May 2021
Qatar (USD mn) 3,620.9 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2014 - Mar 2021
Romania (USD mn) -2,153.2 May 2021 monthly Aug 1990 - May 2021
Russia (USD mn) 10,640.1 May 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - May 2021
Saudi Arabia (USD mn) 35,856.4 2020 yearly 1957 - 2020
Serbia (USD mn) -729.3 May 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - May 2021
Singapore (USD mn) 3,456.8 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1976 - Jun 2021
Slovakia (USD mn) 173.3 May 2021 monthly Jan 2004 - May 2021
Slovenia (USD mn) -82.6 Apr 2021 monthly Nov 1991 - Apr 2021
South Africa (USD mn) 3,887.6 May 2021 monthly Oct 2004 - May 2021
Spain (USD mn) -1,962.0 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1985 - Apr 2021
Sri Lanka (USD mn) -715.7 May 2021 monthly Jan 1982 - May 2021
Sudan (USD mn) -223.4 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2021
Sweden (USD mn) 610.7 May 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - May 2021
Switzerland (USD mn) 7,090.5 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1957 - Jun 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) 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: Expenditure (EGP mn) 1,209,387.000 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: 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: 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
BoP: Net Errors and Omissions (USD mn) -1,892.200 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
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: 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
Foreign Direct Investment: Inflow: Other Countries: China (USD mn) 58.700 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2005 - 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
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
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
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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