Maritime profile: Egypt

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2018
Population
GDP
Merchandise trade ¹
98.424 Millions
249 718 Millions current US$
99 624 Millions current US$
Coast/area ratio ²
Ship building ³
Ship scrapping ³
6 m/km²
1 178 GT
..
Fleet - National flag
Fleet - Ownership
Container port throughput
1 549 Thousands DWT
3 659 Thousands DWT
6 151 900 TEU
WORLD SHARES FOR 2018
1.29 %0.29 %0.14 %0.36 %0.36 %0.08 %0.19 %0.78 % Less than 0.01% of the World totalNot available or not separately reported1.29 %0.29 %0.14 %0.36 %0.36 %0.08 %0.19 %0.78 % Less than 0.01% of the World totalNot available or not separately reported
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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+7.9 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2018
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2018
Merchandise exports
12 912
26 438
21 349
27 624
Merchandise imports
22 449
52 923
63 574
72 000
Merchandise trade balance
-9 537
-26 485
-42 225
-44 376
Export structure by product group in 2018
(as % of total exports)
8 %8 %46 %46 %27 %27 %4 %4 %15 %15 %
Top 5 partners in 2018
(exports, millions of US$)
2 2572 2221 9881 8141 4392 2572 2221 9881 8141 439
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN TRANSPORT SERVICES
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+2.8 %
Transport services exports growth rate in 2018
Services exports by main category
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2018
Transport
32.4
33.3
52.5
(e) 37.5
Travel
46.8
52.6
32.7
(e) 49.3
Other services
20.8
14.1
14.8
(e) 13.2
Total trade in transport services
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2018
Transport services exports
4 746
7 916
9 727
(e) 8 843
Transport services imports
3 731
6 575
7 179
(e) 8 166
Transport services trade balance
1 014
1 341
2 549
(e) 677
NATIONAL FLEET
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+0.2 %
Fleet growth rate in 2018
Carrying capacity by type of ship
(Thousands DWT)
2005
2010
2015
2018
Total fleet
1 644.0
1 517.9
1 502.7
1 549.3
Oil tankers
381.0
374.9
222.6
222.6
Bulk carriers
740.0
679.0
898.4
898.4
General cargo
333.0
243.4
102.9
94.5
Container ships
58.0
63.1
78.7
149.3
Other types of ships
132.0
157.4
200.1
184.5
Fleet by type of ship
(Number of ships)
29883314362938331436295634143630653314362955341436
LINER SHIPPING CONNECTIVITY INDEX
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Bilateral connectivity index - Top 10 partners in 2018
Can only take values between 0 (minimum) and 1 (maximum)
0.6260.6220.6140.6130.6040.6030.6010.6000.5900.5810.6260.6220.6140.6130.6040.6030.6010.6000.5900.581
National connectivity index
Maximum 2006=100 for China
62.462.454.054.058.558.559.059.057.257.254.054.052.352.347.547.546.146.145.745.746.546.544.644.646.646.662.454.058.559.057.254.052.347.546.145.746.544.646.6
Source: UNCTADstat (http://unctadstat.unctad.org)
Notes:
1
Sum of exports and imports.
2
Coastline length based on data calculated in 2000 from the World Vector Shoreline database at 1:250,000 scale.
3
Propelled seagoing merchant vessels of 100 GT and above. Source: Clarksons Research.
4
Propelled seagoing merchant vessels of 100 GT and above, on 1 January. Source: Clarksons Research.
5
Propelled seagoing merchant vessels of 1000 GT and above, on 1 January. Source: Clarksons Research.
6
TEU: Twenty Foot Equivalent Unit. Source: UNCTAD Secretariat, derived from various sources including Dynamar B.V. Publications, terminal operators and port authorities.
7
Statistics presented correspond to the 6th edition of the IMF Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Manual, 2009 (BPM6, 2009).
8
Source: UNCTAD Secretariat, generated from data provided by MDS Transmodal (https://www.mdts.co.uk).
e
Estimated.
Symbols for missing values:
0
Zero means that the amount is nil or negligible
..
Not available or not separately reported
_
Not applicable
...
Not available, including no quotation
#
Non-relevant calculation
-
Not publishable
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Negative accumulation of flows; Value included in regional and global totals
Abbreviations & acronyms:
DWT:
Dead weight tons
GDP:
Gross domestic product
GT:
Gross tons
TEU:
Twenty foot equivalent unit
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Generation date: 04 November 2019