Egypt Trade Balance

1957 - 2024 | Monthly | USD mn | CEIC Data

Key information about Egypt's Trade Balance

  • Egypt's Trade Balance recorded a deficit of 2.7 USD bn in Apr 2024, compared with a deficit of 2.4 USD bn in the previous month
  • Egypt's Trade Balance data is updated monthly, available from Jan 1957 to Apr 2024, with an averaged value of -558.7 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 3.3 USD bn in Apr 2024, an increase of 11.3% YoY (year-on-year)
  • Total Imports recorded 6.0 USD bn in Apr 2024, an increase of 11.3% YoY (year-on-year)

View Egypt's Trade Balance from Jan 1957 to Apr 2024 in the chart:

Egypt Trade Balance

What was Egypt's Trade Balance in Apr 2024?

Egypt's Trade Balance recorded a deficit of 2.7 USD bn in Apr 2024, compared with a deficit of 2.4 USD bn in the previous month See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
-2,681.0 Apr 2024 -2,370.4 Mar 2024 -5,183.2 Jul 2018 180.9 Sep 1980 USD mn monthly Jan 1957 - Apr 2024

Trade Balance by Country Comparison

country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (USD mn) -481.8 May 2024 monthly Oct 1998 - May 2024
Algeria (USD mn) -274.8 Mar 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Mar 2020
Argentina (USD mn) 2,181.3 May 2024 monthly Jan 1991 - May 2024
Armenia (USD mn) -242.8 May 2024 monthly Nov 1995 - May 2024
Australia (USD mn) 4,260.1 Apr 2024 monthly Jul 1971 - Apr 2024
Austria (USD mn) 1,275.4 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 1957 - Feb 2024
Azerbaijan (USD mn) 1,134.1 May 2024 monthly Jan 2000 - May 2024
Bahrain (USD mn) 4,501.7 2023 yearly 1966 - 2023
Bangladesh (USD mn) -2,435.9 Apr 2024 monthly Jul 1986 - Apr 2024
Belarus (USD mn) -67.6 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 2000 - Apr 2024
Belgium (USD mn) 2,411.2 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 1993 - Mar 2024
Bolivia (USD mn) -47.7 Apr 2024 monthly Oct 1994 - Apr 2024
Bosnia and Herzegovina (USD mn) -612.0 May 2024 monthly Jan 2000 - May 2024
Botswana (USD mn) -180.9 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 2001 - Mar 2024
Brazil (USD mn) 8,534.4 May 2024 monthly Jan 1959 - May 2024
Brunei (USD mn) 311.2 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 2010 - Apr 2024
Bulgaria (USD mn) -697.4 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 1995 - Apr 2024
Cambodia (USD mn) -503.4 May 2024 monthly Jun 2013 - May 2024
Canada (USD mn) -765.8 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 1988 - Apr 2024
Chile (USD mn) 1,597.6 May 2024 monthly Jan 1968 - May 2024
China (USD mn) 82,622.1 May 2024 monthly Jan 1992 - May 2024
Colombia (USD mn) -1,430.6 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 1958 - Apr 2024
Croatia (USD mn) -1,746.1 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 1993 - Mar 2024
Cyprus (USD mn) -796.9 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 1957 - Apr 2024
Czech Republic (USD mn) 3,303.6 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 1996 - Mar 2024
Denmark (USD mn) 821.7 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 1997 - Mar 2024
Ecuador (USD mn) 595.1 Apr 2024 monthly Mar 1992 - Apr 2024
Egypt (USD mn) -2,681.0 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 1957 - Apr 2024
Estonia (USD mn) -327.1 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 1993 - Apr 2024
European Union (USD mn) 18,833.2 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 2002 - Apr 2024
Finland (USD mn) -103.5 Jan 2024 monthly Jan 1992 - Jan 2024
France (USD mn) -8,127.7 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 2000 - Apr 2024
Georgia (USD mn) -766.7 May 2024 monthly Jan 1995 - May 2024
Germany (USD mn) 23,850.2 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 1957 - Apr 2024
Ghana (USD mn) 539.1 Dec 2023 monthly Mar 2005 - Dec 2023
Greece (USD mn) -3,231.0 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 2002 - Apr 2024
Hong Kong SAR, China (USD mn) -1,554.5 May 2024 monthly Jan 1957 - May 2024
Hungary (USD mn) 1,894.7 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 1976 - Apr 2024
Iceland (USD mn) -110.4 May 2024 monthly Jan 1957 - May 2024
India (USD mn) -23,780.0 May 2024 monthly Jan 1957 - May 2024
Indonesia (USD mn) 2,927.0 May 2024 monthly Jan 1967 - May 2024
Iran (USD mn) 25,912.0 2023 yearly 1948 - 2023
Ireland (USD mn) 9,055.7 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 1970 - Apr 2024
Israel (USD mn) -2,433.5 May 2024 monthly Jan 1988 - May 2024
Italy (USD mn) 6,397.9 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 1993 - Apr 2024
Ivory Coast (USD mn) 2,317.3 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 1981 - Mar 2024
Japan (USD mn) -3,966.4 May 2024 monthly Apr 1995 - May 2024
Jordan (USD mn) -1,053.6 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 1972 - Apr 2024
Kazakhstan (USD mn) 2,037.9 Apr 2024 monthly Sep 1995 - Apr 2024
Kenya (USD mn) -957.2 Jan 2024 monthly Oct 1992 - Jan 2024
South Korea (USD mn) 7,999.0 Jun 2024 monthly Jan 1966 - Jun 2024
Kosovo (USD mn) -465.5 May 2024 monthly Jan 2003 - May 2024
Kuwait (USD mn) 2,950.3 Feb 2024 monthly Jan 1993 - Feb 2024
Kyrgyzstan (USD mn) -947.0 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 2002 - Apr 2024
Laos (USD mn) -170.9 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 1992 - Dec 2023
Latvia (USD mn) -347.6 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 1995 - Apr 2024
Lebanon (USD mn) -1,062.6 Dec 2023 monthly Jan 1993 - Dec 2023
Lithuania (USD mn) -367.2 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 1999 - Mar 2024
Luxembourg (USD mn) -630.6 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 1988 - Apr 2024
Macau SAR, China (USD mn) -1,190.6 May 2024 monthly Jan 1998 - May 2024
North Macedonia (USD mn) -331.1 Apr 2024 monthly Dec 1993 - Apr 2024
Malawi (USD mn) -194.6 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 1964 - Mar 2024
Malaysia (USD mn) 4,006.8 May 2024 monthly Jan 1990 - May 2024
Malta (USD mn) -356.5 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 1960 - Apr 2024
Mauritius (USD mn) -337.8 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 2006 - Apr 2024
Mexico (USD mn) 970.6 May 2024 monthly Jan 1993 - May 2024
Moldova (USD mn) -484.0 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 1992 - Apr 2024
Mongolia (USD mn) 449.6 May 2024 monthly Jan 1997 - May 2024
Montenegro (USD mn) -296.2 May 2024 monthly Jan 2005 - May 2024
Morocco (USD mn) -2,847.8 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 1957 - Apr 2024
Mozambique (USD mn) -61.7 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 2011 - Mar 2024
Myanmar (USD mn) 183.9 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1957 - Jul 2022
Nepal (USD mn) -927.0 May 2024 monthly Aug 1974 - May 2024
Netherlands (USD mn) 13,488.6 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 1996 - Apr 2024
New Zealand (USD mn) 54.4 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 1960 - Apr 2024
Nigeria (USD mn) 1,428.5 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2024
Norway (USD mn) 5,459.0 May 2024 monthly Jan 1957 - May 2024
Oman (USD mn) 2,278.4 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 1975 - Mar 2024
Pakistan (USD mn) -2,108.2 May 2024 monthly Jan 1968 - May 2024
Palestinian Territory (USD mn) -317.5 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 2011 - Apr 2024
Panama (USD mn) -1,093.6 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 1964 - Apr 2024
Paraguay (USD mn) 228.4 May 2024 monthly Jan 1994 - May 2024
Peru (USD mn) 650.0 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 1985 - Apr 2024
Philippines (USD mn) -4,760.9 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 1957 - Apr 2024
Poland (USD mn) 642.7 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 1986 - Apr 2024
Portugal (USD mn) -1,762.5 Mar 2024 monthly Jan 1957 - Mar 2024
Qatar (USD mn) 4,833.0 May 2024 monthly Jan 2014 - May 2024
Romania (USD mn) -2,865.8 Apr 2024 monthly Aug 1990 - Apr 2024
Russia (USD mn) 12,223.2 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 1998 - Apr 2024
Saudi Arabia (USD mn) 113,078.6 2023 yearly 1957 - 2023
Serbia (USD mn) -928.0 May 2024 monthly Jan 2001 - May 2024
Singapore (USD mn) 3,377.8 May 2024 monthly Jan 1976 - May 2024
Slovakia (USD mn) 499.5 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 2004 - Apr 2024
Slovenia (USD mn) 160.9 Apr 2024 monthly Nov 1991 - Apr 2024
South Africa (USD mn) 1,091.2 May 2024 monthly Oct 2004 - May 2024
Spain (USD mn) -4,338.5 Apr 2024 monthly May 1974 - Apr 2024
Sri Lanka (USD mn) -393.3 May 2024 monthly Jan 1982 - May 2024
Sudan (USD mn) -829.9 Dec 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Dec 2022
Sweden (USD mn) 1,107.0 May 2024 monthly Jan 1957 - May 2024
Switzerland (USD mn) 6,609.8 May 2024 monthly Jan 1957 - May 2024

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Egypt Key Series

Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -16,311.725 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 2005 - Apr 2024
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 30,467.111 May 2024 monthly Jan 2005 - May 2024
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 5.5 2023 yearly 2005 - 2023
National Government Debt (USD mn) 369,695.1 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 2006 - Jun 2022
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 68.6 Jun 2020 quarterly Jun 2006 - Jun 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (EGP bn) 7,851.790 2028 yearly 1999 - 2028
Forecast: Government Net Debt (EGP bn) 19,564.970 2029 yearly 1998 - 2029
Forecast: Government Revenue (EGP bn) 5,582.910 2028 yearly 1999 - 2028
Government Budget: ytd: Revenue (EGP mn) 2,217,744.000 May 2024 monthly Jan 2005 - May 2024
Government Budget: ytd: Expenditure (EGP mn) 2,723,086.000 May 2024 monthly Jan 2005 - May 2024
Government Budget: ytd: Overall Fiscal Balance (EGP mn) -781,052.000 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 2005 - Apr 2024
Government Budget: ytd: Cash Deficit (EGP mn) -789,181.000 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 2005 - Apr 2024
Government Budget: ytd: Financing (EGP mn) 455,887.000 Sep 2023 quarterly Jun 2005 - Sep 2023
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 (%) 5.419 2028 yearly 1980 - 2028
Trade Balance (USD mn) -2,681.0 Apr 2024 monthly Jan 1957 - Apr 2024
Total Exports (USD mn) 3,285.0 Apr 2024 monthly Jul 1994 - Apr 2024
Total Exports Growth (%) 8.5 Apr 2024 monthly Jul 1995 - Apr 2024
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 549,982.176 2022 yearly 1995 - 2022
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 274,989.359 2022 yearly 1995 - 2022
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 69,318.411 2022 yearly 1995 - 2022
Total Imports (USD mn) 5,966.0 Apr 2024 monthly Jul 1994 - Apr 2024
Total Imports Growth (%) 11.3 Apr 2024 monthly Jul 1995 - Apr 2024
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 2,425,187.296 2022 yearly 1995 - 2022
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 876,034.340 2022 yearly 1995 - 2022
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 169.524 Mar 2024 monthly Dec 2015 - Mar 2024
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 426.472 Mar 2024 monthly Dec 2015 - Mar 2024
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 40.470 Mar 2024 monthly Dec 2015 - Mar 2024
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 739.732 Mar 2024 monthly Dec 2015 - Mar 2024
Trade Balance: USD (USD mn) -2,681.000 Apr 2024 monthly Jul 1994 - Apr 2024
Exports: National: EGP (EGP mn) 91,019.000 Sep 2023 monthly Jan 1994 - Sep 2023
Imports: EGP (EGP mn) 188,052.000 Sep 2023 monthly Jan 1994 - Sep 2023
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 113.8 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2023
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -7,463.1 Mar 2024 quarterly Dec 1993 - Mar 2024
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) 1.3 Dec 2022 quarterly Sep 2001 - Dec 2022
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 2,321.7 Sep 2023 quarterly Dec 1993 - Sep 2023
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 2.9 Dec 2023 quarterly Sep 2001 - Dec 2023
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 776.200 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 1993 - Dec 2023
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.7 Dec 2023 quarterly Sep 2001 - Dec 2023
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) 46.0 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2023
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) -569.400 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 2011 - Sep 2023
External Debt (USD mn) 160,607.4 Mar 2024 quarterly Jun 1997 - Mar 2024
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 43.0 Dec 2023 quarterly Jun 1999 - Dec 2023
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 30,268.7 Sep 2023 quarterly Jun 1997 - Sep 2023
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 7.1 2023 yearly 1990 - 2023
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -14.101 2029 yearly 1980 - 2029
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) -277,422.500 Mar 2024 quarterly Dec 2013 - Mar 2024
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) -112.800 Sep 2023 quarterly Mar 1994 - Sep 2023
BoP: CF: Financial Account (USD mn) 6,621.700 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 1993 - Dec 2023
BoP: CA: Transfers (USD mn) 5,036.800 Mar 2024 quarterly Dec 1993 - Mar 2024
BoP: CA: Goods and Services (USD mn) -2,744.900 Sep 2023 quarterly Dec 1993 - Sep 2023
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment Abroad (USD mn) -54.900 Sep 2023 quarterly Sep 1997 - Sep 2023
BoP: CF: Capital Account (USD mn) -27.400 Dec 2023 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2023
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Net Portfolio Investment in Egypt (USD mn) -523.400 Sep 2023 quarterly Dec 1993 - Sep 2023
BoP: Net Errors and Omissions (USD mn) 339.500 Mar 2024 quarterly Dec 1993 - Mar 2024
BoP: CA: Goods and Services: Services (USD mn) 5,199.700 Sep 2023 quarterly Dec 1993 - Sep 2023
BoP: Overall Balance (USD mn) 4,542.500 Mar 2024 quarterly Dec 1993 - Mar 2024
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Other Net Investment (OI) (USD mn) 137.000 Sep 2023 quarterly Dec 1993 - Sep 2023
BoP: CA: Goods and Services: Trade Balance (USD mn) -7,944.600 Sep 2023 quarterly Dec 1993 - Sep 2023
Remittances: Inflow (USD mn) 4,931.800 Dec 2023 quarterly Sep 1999 - Dec 2023
Foreign Direct Investment: Inflow: European Union (EU) (USD mn) 1,278.300 Dec 2023 quarterly Jun 2001 - Dec 2023
Foreign Direct Investment: Inflow: Arab Countries: Saudi Arabia (USD mn) 235.200 Dec 2023 quarterly Jun 2001 - Dec 2023
Foreign Direct Investment: Inflow: Arab Countries: Kuwait (USD mn) 159.700 Dec 2023 quarterly Jun 2001 - Dec 2023
Foreign Direct Investment: Inflow: United States of America (USD mn) 712.200 Dec 2023 quarterly Jun 2001 - Dec 2023
Foreign Direct Investment: Inflow: Other Countries: China (USD mn) 226.000 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 2005 - Dec 2023
Foreign Direct Investment: Net: United States of America (USD mn) 425.800 Dec 2023 quarterly Sep 2021 - Dec 2023
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 2.6 Mar 2024 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2024
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 7.8 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 2002 - Dec 2023
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 54,363.656 May 2024 monthly Jan 1996 - May 2024
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 218,965.186 May 2024 monthly Jan 1996 - May 2024
M2 Growth (%) 27.2 May 2024 monthly Jan 1997 - May 2024
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 18.0 May 2024 monthly Jan 2012 - May 2024
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 34,069.2 May 2024 monthly Dec 2004 - May 2024
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 6.219 Dec 2023 quarterly Dec 2004 - Dec 2023
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 4.4 Apr 2023 monthly Dec 2004 - Apr 2023
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 9,557.000 May 2024 monthly Dec 1956 - May 2024
Total Deposits (USD mn) 242,005.528 Mar 2024 monthly Jun 2004 - Mar 2024
Total Deposits Growth (%) 24.3 Mar 2024 monthly Jun 2005 - Mar 2024
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 224,757.7 May 2024 monthly Jan 1996 - May 2024
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 25.6 May 2024 monthly Jan 1997 - May 2024
Household Debt (USD mn) 21,546.6 May 2024 monthly Dec 2002 - May 2024
Total Loans (USD mn) 187,241.664 Feb 2024 monthly Apr 1996 - Feb 2024
Total Loans Growth (%) 32.29 Feb 2024 monthly Apr 1997 - Feb 2024
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 25.46 Sep 2023 quarterly Jun 2002 - Sep 2023
Reserve Money: M0 (EGP mn) 1,827,043.000 May 2024 monthly Jan 1996 - May 2024
Counterpart Assets: DA: Credit (EGP mn) 10,625,893.000 May 2024 monthly Jan 1996 - May 2024
Domestic Liquidity: M2 (EGP mn) 10,352,039.000 May 2024 monthly Jan 1996 - May 2024
Domestic Liquidity: M2: Quasi Money (QM) (EGP mn) 7,781,883.000 May 2024 monthly Jan 1996 - May 2024
Domestic Liquidity: M2: Money Supply (M1) (EGP mn) 2,570,156.000 May 2024 monthly Jan 1996 - May 2024
International Reserves: Net (USD mn) 46,126.000 May 2024 monthly Jan 1996 - May 2024
International Reserves: Gross Official Reserves: Foreign Currency (USD mn) 36,558.000 May 2024 monthly Nov 2004 - May 2024
Banks Deposits: excl Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) (EGP mn) 10,617,335.088 Feb 2024 monthly Apr 1996 - Feb 2024
Banks Loans: excl Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) (EGP mn) 5,286,161.000 Dec 2023 monthly Nov 2003 - Dec 2023

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