Data from the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics monitored the development of the Suez Canal Authority’s revenues from January to November 2022, as well as the number of ships transiting the Suez Canal during the same period of the year.
Statistics Authority data indicated that the total value of Suez Canal revenues amounted to about 135.4 billion pounds during the 11 months of 2022, while it was about 90.5 billion pounds during the same period in 2021, with an increase of about 44.9 billion pounds, an increase of about 49.6%. .
Likewise, the number of ships transiting the Suez Canal witnessed a remarkable increase during the aforementioned period, as the total number of ships transiting the Suez Canal reached about 22.5 thousand ships during the first 11 months of 2022, compared to 18.9 thousand ships during the same period in 2021, an increase of about 3.6 thousand ships, with an increase rate. It amounted to about 19%, while the net tonnage of ships transiting the Suez Canal recorded about 1.3 billion tons, during the first 11 months of 2022, compared to 1.2 billion tons during the same period in 2021, an increase of about 10.1%.
Since the beginning of the year, the Suez Canal has achieved good indicators in terms of revenues and ship traffic, despite the crisis resulting from the Russian-Ukrainian war. The result was an increase in the revenues of the canal by the end of the current year 2022 to $7.9 billion, compared to $6.2 billion in 2021.