Top Egypt Imports from the World
In 2015, Egypt bought US$74.4 billion worth of imported products from around the world, up by 19.4% since 2011 and up by 4.2% from 2014 to 2015.
Top 10 Egypt Imports from China

China's exports to Egypt amounted to
$9.8 billion or 13.1% of its overall imports.

  1. Electrical machinery: $2.1 billion
  2. Machinery including computers: $1.2 billion
  3. Clothing (not knit or crochet): $777 million
  4. Manmade filaments: $525.6 million
  5. Articles of iron or steel: $509.9 million
  6. Iron, steel: $492.2 million
  7. Vehicles : $480.3 million
  8. Plastics, plastic articles: $379 million
  9. Organic chemicals: $295.1 million
10. Manmade staple fibers: $289.3 million
Top 10 Egypt Imports from Germany

Germany's exports to Egypt amounted to
$5.8 billion or 7.8% of its overall imports.

  1. Machinery including computers: $1.1 billion
  2. Pharmaceuticals: $916.9 million
  3. Vehicles : $909.5 million
  4. Electrical machinery: $535.6 million
  5. Articles of iron or steel: $309.5 million
  6. Optical, technical apparatus: $305.9 million
  7. Organic chemicals: $295.1 million
  8. Plastics, plastic articles: $263.9 million
  9. Other chemical goods: $153.9 million
10. Paper, paper items: $87.6 million
Top 10 Egypt Imports from the US

America's exports to Egypt amounted to
$4.4 billion or 5.9% of its overall imports.

  1. Machinery including computers: $567.6 million
  2. Articles of iron or steel: $497.8 million
  3. Electrical machinery: $355.1 million
  4. Cereals: $328 million
  5. Mineral fuels including oil: $281.4 million
  6. Plastics, plastic articles: $275.5 million
  7. Meat: $262.9 million
  8. Food waste, animal fodder: $252.3 million
  9. Oil seeds: $240.7 million
10. Optical, technical apparatus: $140.3 million
Top 10 Egypt Imports from Russia

Russia's exports to Egypt amounted to
$3.4 billion or 4.5% of its overall imports.

  1. Cereals: $1.1 billion
  2. Mineral fuels including oil: $653.3 million
  3. Iron, steel: $581.7 million
  4. Wood: $523.7 million
  5. Animal/vegetable fats, oils,: $109.2 million
  6. Copper: $76.7 million
  7. Tobacco, made substitutes: $51 million
  8. Paper, paper items: $50.6 million
  9. Vehicles : $36 million
10. Arms, ammunition: $33 million
Top 10 Egypt Imports from Turkey

Turkey's exports to Egypt amounted to
$3.3 billion or 4.4% of its overall imports.

  1. Mineral fuels including oil: $809.5 million
  2. Iron, steel: $477.7 million
  3. Vehicles : $219.9 million
  4. Machinery including computers: $190.7 million
  5. Articles of iron or steel: $158 million
  6. Plastics, plastic articles: $136.2 million
  7. Paper, paper items: $128 million
  8. Clothing (not knit or crochet): $118.7 million
  9. Electrical machinery: $92.8 million
10. Rubber, rubber articles: $70.4 million
Top 10 Egypt Imports from Italy

Italy's exports to Egypt amounted to
$3.3 billion or 4.4% of its overall imports.

  1. Machinery including computers: $876.9 million
  2. Mineral fuels including oil: $520.3 million
  3. Articles of iron or steel: $322.1 million
  4. Fruits, nuts: $215.9 million
  5. Electrical machinery: $177.7 million
  6. Plastics, plastic articles: $144.8 million
  7. Other chemical goods: $86.8 million
  8. Iron, steel: $85.9 million
  9. Tobacco, made substitutes: $83.8 million
10. Paper, paper items: $75.9 million
Top 10 Egypt Imports from Saudi Arabia

​Saudi Arabia's exports to Egypt amounted to
$2.9 billion or 4% of its overall imports.

  1. Mineral fuels including oil: $1.5 billion
  2. Plastics, plastic articles: $685.4 million
  3. Paper, paper items: $123.8 million
  4. Pharmaceuticals: $74.8 million
  5. Organic chemicals: $56.8 million
  6. Aluminum: $51 million
  7. Machinery including computers: $43.3 million
  8. Other base metal goods: $40.2 million
  9. Felt, yarn, twine, ropes, cables: $37.3 million
10. Tanning, dyes, paints, ink: $31.4 million
Top 10 Egypt Imports from Brazil

Brazil's exports to Egypt amounted to
$2.7 billion or 3.6% of its overall imports.

  1. Meat: $1.2 billion
  2. Cereals: $388.8 million
  3. Sugar, sugar confectionery: $279.6 million
  4. Oil seeds: $203 million
  5. Ores, slag, ash: $168.4 million
  6. Machinery including computers: $65.4 million
  7. Vehicles : $57.4 million
  8. Fish:$41.9 million
  9. Woodpulp: $28.2 million
10. Iron, steel: $26.3 million
Top 10 Egypt Imports from France

France's exports to Egypt amounted to
$2.5 billion or 3.3% of its overall imports.

  1. Electrical machinery: $517.2 million
  2. Cereals: $433.8 million
  3. Pharmaceuticals: $240.6 million
  4. Machinery including computers: $149.1 million
  5. Vehicles : $106.7 million
  6. Other chemical goods: $106.1 million
  7. Mineral fuels including oil: $95.5 million
  8. Sugar, sugar confectionery: $86.3 million
  9. Organic chemicals: $83.6 million
10. Aluminum: $76.8 million
Top 10 Egypt Imports from Ukraine

Ukraine's exports to Egypt amounted to
$2.4 billion or 3.3% of its overall imports.

  1. Cereals: $1.1 billion
  2. Iron, steel: $1 billion
  3. Animal/vegetable fats, oils: $84.8 million
  4. Tobacco, made substitutes: $78.1 million
  5. Oil seeds: $54.4 million
  6. Live animals: $29.7 million
  7. Food waste, animal fodder: $22.9 million
  8. Fertilizers: $14.3 million
  9. Dairy, eggs, honey: $14.2 million
10. Articles of iron or steel: $13.5 million
Top 10 Egypt Imports from South Korea

South Korea's exports to Egypt amounted to
$2.4 billion or 3.3% of its overall imports.

  1. Vehicles : $844.3 million
  2. Electrical machinery: $447 million
  3. Plastics, plastic articles: $223.8 million
  4. Machinery including computers: $216.1 million
  5. Railways, streetcars:$153.1 million
  6. Articles of iron or steel: $143.7 million
  7. Iron, steel: $75.2 million
  8. Organic chemicals: $70.3 million
  9. Manmade filaments: $45.8 million
10. Rubber, rubber articles: $36.1 million
Fastest-Growing Egyptian Imports 2015
Research Note: 
Import numbers rarely match the source exporters’ stats. Reasons for import-export statistical discrepancies include re-exports, time lags, misallocations, distinct trade reporting systems, different quantity measurements and country confidentiality rules. Also, transportation and insurance costs are sometimes added to import totals.
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Data source: Trade Map, International Trade Centre, www.intracen.org/marketanalysis