Egypt: Trade balance, percent of GDP

(measure: percent; Source: The World Bank)
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Egypt: Trade balance as percent of GDP, 1960 - 2020:

For that indicator, we provide data for Egypt from 1960 to 2020. The average value for Egypt during that period was -7.42 percent with a minimum of -17.86 percent in 1988 and a maximum of -1.36 percent in 2004. The latest value from 2020 is -7.55 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 158 countries is -5.26 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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The trade balance for Egypt and other countries is calculated as the difference between the exports and imports of goods and services, as percent of GDP. A positive number means trade surplus and a negative number means trade deficit.

Definition: External balance on goods and services (formerly resource balance) equals exports of goods and services minus imports of goods and services (previously nonfactor services).
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