Egypt is the 52nd largest export economy in the world and the 51st most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2016, Egypt exported $22.4B and imported $57.7B, resulting in a negative trade balance of $35.3B. In 2016 the GDP of Egypt was $336B and its GDP per capita was $11.1k.
The top exports of Egypt are Gold ($2.65B), Crude Petroleum ($1.81B), Refined Petroleum ($802M), Nitrogenous Fertilizers ($767M) and Insulated Wire ($740M), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Refined Petroleum ($3.3B), Petroleum Gas ($3.2B), Cars ($2.49B), Packaged Medicaments ($1.71B) and Wheat ($1.54B).
The top export destinations of Egypt are the United Arab Emirates ($2.83B), Saudi Arabia ($1.75B), Italy ($1.47B), Turkey ($1.44B) and the United Kingdom ($1.05B). The top import origins are China ($10.4B), Germany ($5.01B), Russia ($3.78B), the United States ($3.48B) and Italy ($3.42B).