CAPMAS releases Egypt's 2019 imports, exports figures

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Wed, 04 Nov 2020 - 12:01 GMT

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CAIRO – 4 November 2020: The Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) issued on Wednesday a report on Egypt's exports and imports in 2019.

 

Figures on Exports

 

The value of Egypt's exports in 2019 is $30.5 billion increasing by 4.1% from $29.3 billion in 2018.  

 

The value of non-petroleum exports in 2019 is $25.5 billion increasing by 3.9% from $24.6 billion in 2018.

 

The value of petroleum and electricity exports in 2019 is $5 billion increasing by 5.3% from $4.7 billion in 2018.

 

Egypt's exports of fuel recorded $7.45 billion in 2019 rising by 11.7% from in 2018 $6.67 billion.

 

Final products compose 43.2% of Egypt's exports in 2019. They are worth $13.19 billion tipping by 0.4% from $13.24 in 2018.

 

The value of gold and platinum-plated gold exports rose by 42.5% from $1.4 billion in 2018 to $2 billion in 2019.

 

The value of garment exports rose by 5.4% from $1.6 billion in 2018 to $1.7 billion in 2019.

 

The value of natural gas exports rose by 148.7% from $0.5 billion in 2018 to $1.2 billion in 2019.

 

The value of plastic exports rose by 1.1% from $1.02 billion in 2018 to $1.04 billion in 2019.

 

Exports to the United States grew by 28.1% from $1.7 billion in 2018 to $2.2 billion in 2019. That is 7.2% of total exports.

 

Exports to the United Arab Emirates grew by 2.8% from $20 billion in 2018 to 2.1 billion in 2019. That is 6.8% of total exports.

 

 

Exports to Turkey declined by 12.8% from $2 billion in 2018 to $1.7 billion in 2019. That is 5.7 of total exports.

 

Exports to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia grew by 17.7% from $1.4 billion in 2018 to $1.7 billion in 2019. That is 5.5% of total exports.

 

The percentages by region are 33.2% to Arab countries, 25% to Western European countries, and 13.3% to Eastern European countries.

 

The ranking of ports from which exports departed are Alexandria Port (28.7%), Cairo International Airport (20.5%), Suez Port (15.4%), Dekheila Port (7.8%), Damietta Port (6.1%), and 10th of Ramadan Dry Port (4.3%).

 

Figures on Imports

 

The value of Egypt's imports in 2019 is $76.4 billion decreasing by 7.7 percent from $81.9 billion in 2018.

 

The value of non-petroleum imports decreased by 3.8% from $70 billion in 2018 to $67 billion in 2019.

 

The value of petroleum and electricity imports decreased by 33.4% from $12.3 billion in 2018 to $9.4 billion in 2019.

 

Intermediate goods composed 35.7% of Egypt's imports. Their value decreased by 11% to become $27.3 billion in 2019 compared to $30.8 billion in 2018.

 

The value of consumer goods rose by 2.4% from $14 billion in 2018 to $14.3 billion in 2019.

 

The value of iron and iron products imports declined by 21.5% from $7.2 billion in 2018 to $5.7 billion in 2019.

 

The value of diesel imports declined by 11.3% from $4.3 billion in 2018 to $3.8 billion in 2019.

 

The value of plastic imports declined by 7% from $3.6 in 2018 to $3.3 billion in 2019.

 

The value of crude oil imports declined by 18.8% from $3.5 billion in 2018 to $2.9 billion in 2019.

 

The value of imports from China rose by 0.9% from $11.6 billion in 2018 to $11.7 billion in 2019. That is 15% of total imports.

 

The value of imports from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia declined by 10.3% from $5.7 billion in 2018 to $5.1 billion in 2019. That is 7.7% of total imports.

 

The value of imports from the United States declined by 8.4% from $5.5 billion in 2018 to $5 billion in 2019. That is 6.5% of total imports.

 

The value of imports from Germany rose by 0.9% from $4.18 billion in 2018 to $4.22 billion in 2019. That is 5.5% of total imports.

 

The percentages by region are 28.9% from Asia, 24.1% from Western Europe, and 17.7% from Eastern Europe.

 

The ranking of ports that received imports is Alexandria Port (39.2%), Dekheila Port (16.9%), Cairo International Airport (12.7%), Damietta (10.1%), Port Said Port (7.5%), and Ain Sokhna Port (7.5%).

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