Egypt

U.S. Trade with Egypt in 2023

Export Market Rank
#30 Among U.S. Agricultural Export Markets
Total Export Value
$794 Million
3-Year Average
$1.74 Billion
Compound Average Growth
-7.45% (2014-2023)
Total Export Value 2014 - 2023
Export Value by Commodity 2023

Top 10 Exports to Egypt in 2023

Commodity Total Value (USD) Total Volume (Metric Tons) 10-Year Average Value (USD) 10-Year Growth
Soybeans $476.55 Million 829,116 $844.9 Million 43%
Beef & Beef Products $60 Million 32,806 $90.25 Million -60%
Dairy Products $56.32 Million 14,476 $60.54 Million -49%
Wheat $53.27 Million 135,331 $68.52 Million -59%
Other Feeds, Meals & Fodders $31.86 Million 48,912 $78.07 Million -73%
Cotton $31.8 Million 9,966 $31.94 Million 15%
Distillers Grains $13.87 Million 49,992 $29.82 Million -69%
Tree Nuts $12.89 Million 2,514 $28.83 Million -58%
Ethanol (non-bev.) $10.13 Million --- $2.38 Million 4827%
Planting Seeds $7.67 Million 751 $8.16 Million -43%

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Data and Analysis

Attaché Report (GAIN)

Egypt: Grain and Feed Annual

FAS/Cairo (Post) forecasts Egypt’s wheat imports in marketing year (MY) 2024/25 to increase by 2 percent from the previous marketing year, due to population growth and the availability of more foreign currency in Egyptian banks.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Egypt: Cotton and Products Annual

Egyptian cotton production in marketing year (MY) 2024/25, the period from August 2024 to July 2025, is forecast at 310,000 bales, down 40,000 bales from MY2023/24, driven by a 4-percent drop in harvested area and lower input use, impacting yields.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Egypt: Oilseeds and Products Annual

FAS/Cairo (Post) forecasts Egypt’s soybean imports in marketing year (MY) 2024/25 (October – September) to increase by 14.8 percent from the previous marketing year, due to an influx of foreign currency into Egyptian banks.

News and Features

Communications to Congress

Food for Progress Program – FY 2022 Report to Congress

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May is World Trade Month, and USDA's Foreign Agricultural Service is marking the occasion by sharing some of the most recent facts and figures about U.S. agricultural trade.