Statistics: 76.4% increase in the value of trade exchange between Egypt and Qatar during 2021


Data from the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics revealed today, Tuesday, that the value of trade exchange between Egypt and Qatar increased to 44.8 million dollars in 2021, compared to 25.4 million dollars in 2020, an increase of 76.4%; Where the value of Egyptian exports to Qatar amounted to 4.5 million dollars in 2021, compared to 395 thousand dollars in 2020, an increase of 1049%, and the value of Egyptian imports from Qatar amounted to 40.3 million dollars in 2021 compared to 25 million dollars in 2020, an increase of 61% .

It is one of the most important commodity groups exported by Egypt to Qatar during the year 2021

1. Furniture worth $1.4 million.

2. Machines and electrical appliances with a value of 848 thousand dollars.

3. Articles of iron or steel, worth $632,000.

4. Extracts for tanning, worth 621 thousand dollars.

5. Stone and cement products, worth $256,000.

The most important commodity groups imported by Egypt from Qatar during 2021

1. Plastics and articles thereof, with a value of $31.6 million.

2. Organic chemistry products with a value of 4.4 million dollars.

3. Machines and electrical appliances worth $3.7 million.

4. Fuel and mineral oils, at a value of $2.4 million.

5. Inorganic chemical products worth $2.2 million.

The value of remittances from Egyptians working in Qatar amounted to $1.5 billion during the fiscal year 2020/21, compared to $1.3 billion during the fiscal year 2019/2020, an increase of 14.3%, while the value of remittances from Qataris working in Egypt amounted to $1.8 million during the fiscal year 2020/2021, compared to 2.8 million dollars during the fiscal year 2019/2020, a decrease of 34%.

The value of Qatari investments in Egypt amounted to $507.9 million during the fiscal year 2020/2021, compared to $678.3 million during the fiscal year 2019/2020, a decrease of 25.1%.

The population of Egypt recorded 103.9 million people in 2022, while the population of Qatar recorded 3 million people in 2022.

The number of Egyptians in Qatar, according to the mission’s estimates, reached 141,000 until the end of 2021.

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