Egypt is the 62nd largest export economy in the world and the 72nd most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2017, Egypt exported $30.1B and imported $64.1B, resulting in a negative trade balance of $34B. In 2017 the GDP of Egypt was $235B and its GDP per capita was $11.6k.
The top exports of Egypt are Crude Petroleum ($4.69B), Gold ($2.78B), Nitrogenous Fertilizers ($1.15B), Refined Petroleum ($902M) and Insulated Wire ($892M), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Wheat ($4.17B), Petroleum Gas ($3.59B), Refined Petroleum ($3.26B), Semi-Finished Iron ($1.97B) and Crude Petroleum ($1.62B).
The top export destinations of Egypt are the United Arab Emirates ($2.69B), Italy ($2.02B), Turkey ($1.98B), the United States ($1.69B) and Germany ($1.51B). The top import origins are China ($8.07B), Russia ($5.84B), Germany ($3.45B), the United States ($3.38B) and Italy ($3.19B).