Imports to Egypt fell 0.2 percent year-on-year to USD 6.11 billion in February 2019, mainly dragged down by lower purchases of petroleum products (-25.5 percent); raw materials of iron or steel (-26.5 percent) and soybean (-0.9 percent). Imports in Egypt averaged 1430.36 USD Million from 1957 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 7111 USD Million in August of 2014 and a record low of 33.05 USD Million in July of 1957.

Imports in Egypt is expected to be 5666.92 USD Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Imports in Egypt to stand at 5890.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Egypt Imports is projected to trend around 6150.00 USD Million in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Egypt Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -3628.00 -2787.00 235.50 -5056.10 USD Million [+]
Current Account -2185.00 -1668.60 1538.90 -5663.20 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -2.40 -6.10 8.70 -8.50 percent [+]
Imports 6109.00 5117.00 7111.00 33.05 USD Million [+]
Exports 2481.00 2330.00 2991.20 12.63 USD Million [+]
External Debt 96612.10 93130.70 96612.10 26132.50 USD Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 3729.20 2873.30 5572.50 40.70 USD Million [+]
Capital Flows 228.10 1558.00 10682.60 -4588.40 USD Million [+]
Remittances 6136.90 5909.00 7098.90 655.20 USD Million [+]
Tourism Revenues 11.40 7.60 12.50 3.80 USD Billion [+]
Tourist Arrivals 1032.00 996.00 1486.00 57.00 Thousand [+]
Gold Reserves 78.60 78.40 78.60 75.58 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 586.00 586.00 930.00 560.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terrorism Index 7.35 7.17 7.35 0.04 [+]

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Egypt Imports

Egypt imports mainly mineral and chemical products (25 percent of total imports), agricultural products, livestock and foodstuff (24 percent, mainly wheat, maize and meat), machinery and electrical equipment (15 percent) and base metals (13 percent). Other imports include raw hides, wood, paper-making products, textiles and footwear (9.5 percent), artificial resins and rubber (6 percent) and vehicles and aircraft (5.5 percent). Main import partners are Germany, Italy, China, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Lebanon, United States and India. This page provides - Egypt Imports - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Egypt Imports - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
6109.00 5117.00 7111.00 33.05 1957 - 2019 USD Million Monthly




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