Imports in Egypt decreased to 5612 USD Million in October from 5858 USD Million in September of 2019. Imports in Egypt averaged 1516.94 USD Million from 1957 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 7160.60 USD Million in August of 2014 and a record low of 33.05 USD Million in July of 1957. source: Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics
Imports in Egypt is expected to be 6700.00 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 6080.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Egypt Imports is projected to trend around 7340.00 USD Million in 2020, according to our econometric models.
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.