Egypt

Egypt : economy statistics and industry reports

  • Updated on : 27 August 2012  Source : The World Factbook

Imports

$53.97 billion (2011 est.)
$52.7 billion (2010 est.)

Exports

$27.91 billion (2011 est.)
$25.02 billion (2010 est.)

Inflation rate (consumer prices)

10.2% (2011 est.)
11.1% (2010 est.)

Unemployment rate

12.2% (2011 est.)
9% (2010 est.)

GDP - per capita (PPP)

$6,600 (2011 est.)
$6,600 (2010 est.)
$6,400 (2009 est.)
note: data are in 2011 US dollars

National product real growth rate

5.3% (2010 est.)
4.6% (2009 est.)
7.2% (2008 est.)

Internet users

20.136 million (2009)

Telephones - mobile cellular

70.661 million (2009)

Population growth rate

1.922% (2012 est.)

Population

83,688,164 (July 2012 est.)

Historical background

The regularity and richness of the annual Nile River flood, coupled with semi-isolation provided by deserts to the east and west, allowed for the development of one of the world's great civilizations.

A unified kingdom arose circa 3200 B.

C.

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Egypt

Economic overview

Occupying the northeast corner of the African continent, Egypt is bisected by the highly fertile Nile valley, where most economic activity takes place.

Egypt's economy was highly centralized during the rule of former President Gamal Abdel NASSER but opened up considerably under former Presidents Anwar EL-SADAT and Mohamed Hosni MUBARAK.

Cairo from 2004 to 2008 aggressively pursued economic reforms to attract foreign investment and facilitate GDP growth.

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The Economist Intelligence Unit

Country Forecast Egypt November 2013 Updater

Country Forecast Egypt November 2013 Updater

  • $ 730
  • Country report
  • November 2013
  • by The Economist Intelligence Unit

OVERVIEW Political uncertainty will remain high, as the interim president, Adly Mansour, struggles to oversee the transition in the wake of the ousting of his predecessor, Mohammed Morsi. The holding ...

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PRS Group

Country Forecasts (Subscription, two issues per year, April & October)

Country Forecasts (Subscription, two issues per year, April & October)

  • $ 882
  • Country report
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ISA

Middle East and North Africa - ISA Risk Forecasts

Middle East and North Africa - ISA Risk Forecasts

  • $ 249
  • Country report
  • September 2014
  • by ISA

This report contains detailed risk forecasts for each country within the region. Risk assessments are made in a number of fields, including domestic and international political risk, domestic and international ...

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Dun and Bradstreet (Altares)

D&B Country Insight Report: Egypt

D&B Country Insight Report: Egypt

  • $ 650
  • Country report
  • April 2014
  • by Dun and Bradstreet (Altares)

Report Summary If you are involved in cross-border business, developing relationships or identifying opportunities overseas, you are exposed to the risk associated with a country's overall political, economic ...

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Oxford Economics

By Country Industry Forecasts > Egypt Arab Rep

By Country Industry Forecasts > Egypt Arab Rep

  • $ 250
  • Country report
  • March 2014
  • by Oxford Economics

Egypt: Key Features: Broad Country and Industry Coverage. The service covers 68 countries across Europe, Asia, the Americas, the Middle East and Africa, where 85% of world business is conducted. Up to ...

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