Egypt Trade Balance

1957 - 2022 | 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 2022, compared with a deficit of 4.2 USD bn in the previous month
  • Egypt's Trade Balance data is updated monthly, available from Jan 1957 to Sep 2022, with an averaged value of -529.7 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 4.1 USD bn in Sep 2022, an increase of 12.1% YoY (year-on-year)
  • Total Imports recorded 6.5 USD bn in Sep 2022, an increase of 12.1% YoY (year-on-year)

View Egypt's Trade Balance from Jan 1957 to Sep 2022 in the chart:

Egypt Trade Balance

What was Egypt's Trade Balance in Sep 2022?

Egypt's Trade Balance recorded a deficit of 2.4 USD bn in Sep 2022, compared with a deficit of 4.2 USD bn in the previous month See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
-2,434.0 Sep 2022 -4,177.7 Aug 2022 -5,183.2 Jul 2018 180.9 Sep 1980 USD mn monthly Jan 1957 - Sep 2022

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (USD mn) -379.6 Oct 2022 monthly Oct 1998 - Oct 2022
Algeria (USD mn) -274.8 Mar 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Mar 2020
Argentina (USD mn) 1,515.1 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1991 - Oct 2022
Armenia (USD mn) -344.6 Oct 2022 monthly Nov 1995 - Oct 2022
Australia (USD mn) 9,811.7 Sep 2022 monthly Jul 1971 - Sep 2022
Austria (USD mn) -2,355.3 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 1957 - Aug 2022
Azerbaijan (USD mn) 2,305.3 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Aug 2022
Bahrain (USD mn) 4,904.0 2021 yearly 1966 - 2021
Bangladesh (USD mn) -2,348.0 Sep 2022 monthly Jul 1986 - Sep 2022
Belarus (USD mn) 550.7 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Jul 2022
Belgium (USD mn) -5,609.3 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1993 - Jul 2022
Bolivia (USD mn) -239.0 Sep 2022 monthly Oct 1994 - Sep 2022
Bosnia and Herzegovina (USD mn) -513.5 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Sep 2022
Botswana (USD mn) -221.3 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Sep 2022
Brazil (USD mn) 3,917.5 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1959 - Oct 2022
Brunei (USD mn) 435.4 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Aug 2022
Bulgaria (USD mn) -935.8 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Sep 2022
Cambodia (USD mn) -943.0 Aug 2022 monthly Jun 2013 - Aug 2022
Canada (USD mn) 853.4 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1988 - Sep 2022
Chile (USD mn) 456.9 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1968 - Oct 2022
China (USD mn) 85,153.8 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1981 - Oct 2022
Colombia (USD mn) -1,917.2 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1958 - Sep 2022
Croatia (USD mn) -2,036.2 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 1993 - Aug 2022
Cyprus (USD mn) -560.2 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1957 - Sep 2022
Czech Republic (USD mn) 862.9 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Sep 2022
Denmark (USD mn) 470.4 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - Sep 2022
Ecuador (USD mn) -120.0 Sep 2022 monthly Mar 1992 - Sep 2022
Egypt (USD mn) -2,434.0 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1957 - Sep 2022
Estonia (USD mn) -153.8 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1993 - Sep 2022
European Union (USD mn) -48,469.7 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Sep 2022
Finland (USD mn) -326.7 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1992 - Sep 2022
France (USD mn) -17,310.4 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Sep 2022
Georgia (USD mn) -675.7 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Oct 2022
Germany (USD mn) 6,828.1 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1957 - Oct 2022
Ghana (USD mn) 131.1 Jun 2022 monthly Mar 2005 - Jun 2022
Greece (USD mn) -3,570.1 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Sep 2022
Hong Kong SAR, China (USD mn) -5,722.7 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1957 - Sep 2022
Hungary (USD mn) -743.6 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1976 - Sep 2022
Iceland (USD mn) -353.3 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1957 - Oct 2022
India (USD mn) -26,910.0 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1957 - Oct 2022
Indonesia (USD mn) 5,673.9 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1967 - Oct 2022
Iran (USD mn) 22,668.0 2021 yearly 1948 - 2021
Ireland (USD mn) 5,454.1 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1970 - Sep 2022
Israel (USD mn) -3,548.6 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1988 - Oct 2022
Italy (USD mn) -6,000.8 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1993 - Sep 2022
Ivory Coast (USD mn) 265.0 Jul 2022 monthly Jan 1981 - Jul 2022
Japan (USD mn) -15,635.1 Oct 2022 monthly Apr 1995 - Oct 2022
Jordan (USD mn) -1,480.6 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1972 - Sep 2022
Kazakhstan (USD mn) 2,879.3 Sep 2022 monthly Sep 1995 - Sep 2022
Kenya (USD mn) -1,394.4 Aug 2022 monthly Oct 1992 - Aug 2022
South Korea (USD mn) -6,697.7 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1957 - Oct 2022
Kosovo (USD mn) -396.5 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Oct 2022
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) 136.4 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 1992 - Jun 2022
Latvia (USD mn) -329.2 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1995 - Sep 2022
Lebanon (USD mn) -653.0 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Dec 2021
Lithuania (USD mn) -913.3 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Sep 2022
Luxembourg (USD mn) -773.4 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1988 - Sep 2022
Macau SAR, China (USD mn) -1,432.9 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1998 - Oct 2022
North Macedonia (USD mn) -339.1 Sep 2022 monthly Dec 1993 - Sep 2022
Malawi (USD mn) -30.3 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1964 - Jun 2022
Malaysia (USD mn) 2,467.7 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1990 - Oct 2022
Malta (USD mn) -281.6 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1960 - Sep 2022
Mauritius (USD mn) -402.3 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 2006 - Sep 2022
Mexico (USD mn) -232.8 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1993 - Sep 2022
Moldova (USD mn) -525.8 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1992 - Sep 2022
Mongolia (USD mn) 300.0 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - Oct 2022
Montenegro (USD mn) -245.2 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - Oct 2022
Morocco (USD mn) -2,406.4 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1957 - Oct 2022
Mozambique (USD mn) -14.4 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 2011 - Sep 2022
Myanmar (USD mn) -41.1 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1957 - Jun 2022
Nepal (USD mn) -1,007.2 Sep 2022 monthly Aug 1974 - Sep 2022
Netherlands (USD mn) 6,408.6 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Sep 2022
New Zealand (USD mn) -1,214.2 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1957 - Oct 2022
Nigeria (USD mn) 2,020.9 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Jun 2022
Norway (USD mn) 11,890.1 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1957 - Sep 2022
Oman (USD mn) 2,013.0 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 1975 - Aug 2022
Pakistan (USD mn) -2,876.0 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 1968 - Nov 2022
Palestinian Territory (USD mn) -584.0 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 2011 - Sep 2022
Panama (USD mn) -941.5 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1964 - Sep 2022
Paraguay (USD mn) -196.2 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Oct 2022
Peru (USD mn) 689.5 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1957 - Sep 2022
Philippines (USD mn) -4,820.8 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1957 - Sep 2022
Poland (USD mn) -1,990.9 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1986 - Sep 2022
Portugal (USD mn) -3,546.3 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 1957 - Aug 2022
Qatar (USD mn) 6,895.6 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 2014 - Oct 2022
Romania (USD mn) -3,005.0 Sep 2022 monthly Aug 1990 - Sep 2022
Russia (USD mn) 22,518.0 Jan 2022 monthly Jan 1998 - Jan 2022
Saudi Arabia (USD mn) 123,329.7 2021 yearly 1957 - 2021
Serbia (USD mn) -678.1 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Sep 2022
Singapore (USD mn) 2,861.5 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1976 - Oct 2022
Slovakia (USD mn) -468.5 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 2004 - Sep 2022
Slovenia (USD mn) 258.0 Sep 2022 monthly Nov 1991 - Sep 2022
South Africa (USD mn) 1,119.4 Sep 2022 monthly Oct 2004 - Sep 2022
Spain (USD mn) -5,200.1 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 1985 - Dec 2021
Sri Lanka (USD mn) -205.5 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1982 - Sep 2022
Sudan (USD mn) -286.3 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Jun 2022
Sweden (USD mn) -1,773.1 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 1957 - Aug 2022
Switzerland (USD mn) 4,765.0 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1957 - Oct 2022

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -7,571.191 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - Aug 2022
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 6,986.055 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - Aug 2022
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 5.4 2021 yearly 2005 - 2021
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) 4,159.489 2027 yearly 1999 - 2027
Forecast: Government Net Debt (EGP bn) 12,101.515 2027 yearly 1998 - 2027
Forecast: Government Revenue (EGP bn) 3,206.380 2027 yearly 1999 - 2027
Government Budget: ytd: Revenue (EGP mn) 161,647.000 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - Aug 2022
Government Budget: ytd: Cash Deficit (EGP mn) -508,883.000 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - Jun 2022
Government Budget: ytd: Overall Fiscal Balance (EGP mn) -505,725.000 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - Jun 2022
Government Budget: ytd: Expenditure (EGP mn) 307,413.000 Aug 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - Aug 2022
Government Budget: ytd: Financing (EGP mn) 285,125.000 Dec 2021 quarterly Jun 2005 - Dec 2021
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 (%) 6.562 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Trade Balance (USD mn) -2,434.0 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1957 - Sep 2022
Total Exports (USD mn) 4,111.0 Sep 2022 monthly Jul 1994 - Sep 2022
Total Exports Growth (%) 19.0 Sep 2022 monthly Jul 1995 - Sep 2022
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 651,491.379 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 276,363.676 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 57,502.895 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Imports (USD mn) 6,545.0 Sep 2022 monthly Jul 1994 - Sep 2022
Total Imports Growth (%) 12.1 Sep 2022 monthly Jul 1995 - Sep 2022
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 2,459,433.626 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 1,494,525.558 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 187.593 Aug 2022 monthly Dec 2015 - Aug 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 600.258 Jul 2022 monthly Dec 2015 - Jul 2022
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 29.836 Aug 2022 monthly Dec 2015 - Aug 2022
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 1,185.629 Aug 2022 monthly Dec 2015 - Aug 2022
Exports: National: EGP (EGP mn) 69,694.000 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Jun 2022
Imports: EGP (EGP mn) 125,176.000 Jun 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - Jun 2022
Trade Balance: USD (USD mn) -2,434.000 Sep 2022 monthly Jul 1994 - Sep 2022
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 85.0 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1994 - Jun 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) 1,588.9 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 1993 - Jun 2022
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 1.5 Jun 2022 quarterly Sep 2001 - Jun 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) -3,735.200 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 1993 - Jun 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) -3.5 Jun 2022 quarterly Sep 2001 - Jun 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) -446.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) -14,306.599 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
External Debt (USD mn) 155,708.9 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 1997 - Jun 2022
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 32.6 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 1999 - Jun 2022
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 26,619.7 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 1997 - Jun 2022
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 5.6 2022 yearly 1990 - 2022
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -10.818 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) -236,179.500 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2013 - Mar 2022
BoP: CA: Transfers (USD mn) 7,879.500 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1993 - Mar 2022
BoP: CF: Capital Account (USD mn) -34.700 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2022
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Net Portfolio Investment in Egypt (USD mn) -3,735.200 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 1993 - Jun 2022
BoP: Overall Balance (USD mn) -3,277.000 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 1993 - Jun 2022
BoP: CF: Financial Account (USD mn) -574.300 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: Goods and Services (USD mn) -6,647.200 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 1993 - Jun 2022
BoP: Net Errors and Omissions (USD mn) -1,307.500 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 1993 - Jun 2022
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) -82.900 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1994 - Mar 2022
BoP: CF: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment Abroad (USD mn) -6.700 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 1997 - Mar 2022
BoP: CA: Goods and Services: Trade Balance (USD mn) -11,825.200 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1993 - Mar 2022
BoP: CA: Goods and Services: Services (USD mn) 3,211.100 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 1993 - Jun 2022
External Debt: Medium and Long Term (USD mn) 131,359.300 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 1997 - Mar 2022
External Debt: Central & Local Government (USD mn) 83,171.700 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2002 - Mar 2022
Foreign Direct Investment: Inflow: Arab Countries: Kuwait (USD mn) 233.300 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 2001 - Jun 2022
Foreign Direct Investment: Inflow: Other Countries: China (USD mn) 198.300 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2005 - Jun 2022
Foreign Direct Investment: Inflow: European Union (EU) (USD mn) 1,498.800 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 2001 - Jun 2022
Foreign Direct Investment: Inflow: United States of America (USD mn) 182.500 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 2001 - Jun 2022
Foreign Direct Investment: Inflow: Arab Countries: Saudi Arabia (USD mn) 134.300 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 2001 - Jun 2022
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 3.2 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Jun 2022
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 8.9 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2002 - Jun 2022
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 68,935.146 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Oct 2022
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 355,494.894 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Sep 2022
M2 Growth (%) 24.7 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - Sep 2022
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 18.0 Nov 2022 monthly Jan 2012 - Nov 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 24,004.7 Aug 2022 monthly Dec 2004 - Aug 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 4.981 Jun 2022 quarterly Dec 2004 - Jun 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 3.7 Sep 2022 monthly Dec 2004 - Sep 2022
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 6,612.000 Oct 2022 monthly Dec 1956 - Oct 2022
Total Deposits (USD mn) 397,093.949 Aug 2022 monthly Jun 2004 - Aug 2022
Total Deposits Growth (%) 28.1 Aug 2022 monthly Jun 2005 - Aug 2022
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 303,986.6 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Oct 2022
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 29.7 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - Oct 2022
Household Debt (USD mn) 30,918.3 Oct 2022 monthly Dec 2002 - Oct 2022
Total Loans (USD mn) 189,584.147 Aug 2022 monthly Apr 1996 - Aug 2022
Total Loans Growth (%) 25.51 Aug 2022 monthly Apr 1997 - Aug 2022
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 28.08 Jun 2022 quarterly Jun 2002 - Jun 2022
Reserve Money: M0 (EGP mn) 1,334,628.000 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Oct 2022
Counterpart Assets: DA: Credit (EGP mn) 7,332,506.000 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Oct 2022
Domestic Liquidity: M2 (EGP mn) 6,949,623.000 Sep 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Sep 2022
Domestic Liquidity: M2: Money Supply (M1) (EGP mn) 1,662,795.000 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Oct 2022
Domestic Liquidity: M2: Quasi Money (QM) (EGP mn) 5,519,868.000 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Oct 2022
International Reserves: Gross Official Reserves: Foreign Currency (USD mn) 26,495.000 Sep 2022 monthly Nov 2004 - Sep 2022
International Reserves: Net (USD mn) 33,411.000 Oct 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Oct 2022

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