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Egypt - Economic overview

Contents extracted from the comprehensive atlas of international trade by Export Entreprises

General economic indicators

GDP (billions USD)218236257262276
GDP (annual % change, constant prices)52223
GDP per capita2.782.933.113.113.21
General government balance-8-9-1-14-12
Inflation rate1211971
Current account (billions USD)-4-6-8-7-2
Current account (annual % change)-2-3-3-3-1
Unemployment rate912121313


Value added (annual % change)3343-
Value added (in % of GDP)14141514-
Value added (in % of total employment)32829--


Value added (annual % change)6612-
Value added (in % of GDP)37383839-
Value added (in % of total employment)242524--


Value added (annual % change)4522-
Value added (in % of GDP)49484846-
Value added (in % of total employment)464647--

Exchange Rate

Exchange Rate66667

Foreign trade in figures

Imports of goods44.9552.9258.969.259.3
Exports of goods23.0626.4430.5329.3928
Imports of services12.7712.9913.1315.5615.34
Exports of services21.323.6219.0321.3419.29
Imports of goods and services (annual % change)-18-3811-
Growth rate of exports of goods and services (in %)-15-34-5-
Trade Balance-16.82-20.12-19.4-25.52-
Current account-3.35-
Share of foreign trade in GDP57474543-
Share of imports of goods and services in GDP32262526-
Share of exports of goods and services in GDP25212117-

Exchanged goods

FDI in figures

FDI inward flow9.4956.7126.386-4832.798
FDI stock59.99766.70973.09572.61275.41
Performance Index*, ranking on 141 economies14/18123/18135/18182/181
Potential Index**, ranking on 141 economies93/141--46/177
Number of Greenfield investments***241425713
FDI (in % of GFCF****)261915-17
FDI (in % of GDP)363534313
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