Exporting to Egypt

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Exporting to Egypt

Although Egypt provides a variety of export commodities such as insulated wire ($ 1.1 billion), nitrogenous fertilizers ($1 billion), textiles and chemicals, the core of Egyptian economy is its oil export. Each day, the country produces around 600,000 barrels and exports about 155,000 of them. Crude petroleum comprises $6.70 billion, petroleum gas meanwhile takes a $2.3 billion part while refined petroleum comprises $1.1 billion of the country’s overall export. In the past, about 90% of Egypt’s exports is made up of cotton and cotton textiles continue to grow to 16% in the 1970s. However, cotton was replaced by oil and petroleum products by 1985.

Italy, the United States and India are the primary export destinations of Egyptian goods, which comprises 9.4%, 7.1% and 6.2% if the total volume, respectively. It is also notable to mention that some European countries such as Germany and Spain along with Asian nations such as China and Japan are also considered top exporting markets for Egyptian oil and other products.

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1.00 GBP
British Pound
1.00 GBP = 24.1229 EGP
=
24.1229 EGP
Egyptian Pound
1.00 EGP = 0.04145 GBP

Country Profile

CapitalArab Republic of Egypt ??????? ??? ??????? Arabic: Jumh?r?yat Mi?r al-?Arab?yah Egyptian: Gomhoreyet Ma?r El ?Arabeya Flag Coat of arms Anthem:Bilady, Bilady, BiladyMy country, my country, my country Cairo
Population 92,472,000
Area 1,010,407.87  km2 (390,120.66 sq mi)
km2 (30th)
Currency Egyptian pound
GDP
Languages Arabic

Egypt: Imports Profile

Imports from Egypt

Imports from Egypt: $57.91 billion
Import commodities:Machinery and equipment, foodstuffs, chemicals, wood products, fuels
Top import destinations:China 13%, Germany 7.7%, United States 5.9%, Turkey 4.5%, Russia 4.4%, Italy 4.4%, Saudi Arabia 4.1% (2015)
GDP growth (annual %)

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Country Profile

CapitalArab Republic of Egypt ??????? ??? ??????? Arabic: Jumh?r?yat Mi?r al-?Arab?yah Egyptian: Gomhoreyet Ma?r El ?Arabeya Flag Coat of arms Anthem:Bilady, Bilady, BiladyMy country, my country, my country Cairo
Population 92,472,000
Area 1,010,407.87  km2 (390,120.66 sq mi)
km2 (30th)
Currency Egyptian pound
GDP
Languages Arabic

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Econ Complexity 71st of 185
1980
2014

$33.2B

Exports 62nd of 220
1980
2014

$82.4B

Imports 37th of 220
1980
2014

$10.5k

GDP Per Capita 99th of 185
1990
2014
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