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Egypt:

 
     
     
  Overview:                                                                                                         
     
 

a.       Total Area: 1,002,450 sq. km.

b.      Total Population: 84,550,000(2013 est.)

                                                               i.      Agricultural Population: 26.58%

                                                             ii.      Total labor force – 27.56 million (2012)

b.      GDP: $559.843 billion (2013 est.)

c.       GDP - real growth rate: 2.1% (2012)

d.      GDP – per capita: $5794.56 (2012)  

e.      GDP - composition by sector:

                                                               i.      agriculture: 14.7%

                                                             ii.      industry: 37.4%

                                                            iii.      services: 47.9% (2012 est.)

f.        Investment (gross fixed): 8.1% of GDP (2010 est.)

g.       Unemployment rate: 13.5% (2012 est.)

h.      Industries: Textiles, food processing, tourism, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, hydrocarbons, construction, cement, metals, and light manufactures.

i.        Industrial production growth rate: 1.1% (2012 est.)

 
     
     
 

Trade:

 
     
 

 

a.       Total Exports: $26.83 billion (2012 est.)

b.      Exports commodities: Crude oil and petroleum products, cotton, textiles, metal products, chemicals and processed food.

c.       Total Import: $59.72 billion (2012 est.)

d.      Imports commodities: Machinery and equipment, foodstuffs, chemicals, wood products and fuels.

e.      Export Partners:  US 8.2%, Italy 6.7%, Germany 4.4%, Saudi Arabia 6.3%, France 4.2% (2012)

f.        Import Partners: US 8%, China 11.9%, Turkey 5.3%, Italy 5.1%, Germany 4.6%, Russia 4.4%, India 4.1% (2012)

g.       CO2 emissions (MT): 196.5 million

 
     
     
  Climate, Land & Agriculture:  
     
 

a.       Climate: Desert; hot, dry summers with moderate winters.

b.      Total Agricultural Land Area: 35420 sq. km

c.       Land Use:

                                                               i.      Arable land: 2.7%

                                                             ii.      Permanent crops: 0.9%

                                                            iii.      Others: 96.4%

Major Agricultural commodities: Cotton, rice, corn, wheat, beans, fruits, vegetables; cattle, water buffalo, sheep and goats

 
     
     
  Major Industrial Activities:  
     
 

a.    Industries: Textiles, food processing, tourism, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, hydrocarbons, construction, cement, metals, and light manufactures.

b.    Industrial production growth rate: 4.4% (2010 est.)

 
     
     
  Environmental information & data:  
     
 

1.    Agricultural land being lost , increasing soil salination below Aswan High Dam, desertification, oil pollution, other water pollution pesticides, limited natural freshwater resources away from the Nile, rapid growth in population overstraining the Nile and natural resources.

Plastic bag bans: Effective January 1, 2009

 
     
     
  Jute Statistics:  
     
 

 

 

                         Export of products of Jute, Kenaf and allied fibres

     

Year

Quantity (’000 tonnes)

2009/10

2

2010/11

0.1

2011/12

1.2

2012/13

1

                              

                         Import of Raw Jute, Kenaf and Allied fibres

                                                   

Year

Quantity (’000 tonnes)

2008

0.8

2009

0.4

2010

0.3

2011

0.3

2012

0.2

 

 

 

                         Import of products of Jute, Kenaf and Allied fibres

                                               

Year

Quantity (’000 tonnes)

2008

19.5

2009

8.8

2010

21.8

2011

15.8

2012

21.2

 

 
     
     
  Other Information:  
     
 

Export of Milled Rice in Egypt

Year

Tones

2008

173419

2009

560430

 

Export of Potatoes in Egypt

Year

Tones

2008

397944

2009

215078

 
     
     
  Jute Industries and Traders:  
     
 

 

NORTH AMERICA TRADE AND IMPORTS

Contact Person: MR. Mohamed   Elkazaz

Product: Jute & jute product

24 Elharbey Street-Damietta

Zip: 34724

Country: Egypt

 

 

El-deek

Buyer of: jute yarn, hessian cloth, wood.

Contact Person: Essam Ghena

Location: Egypt - Dumyat

 

Alexgroupint

Contact Person: Mr. said f

Product/Service: Flax Fiber,Charcoal,Raw Wool ,Scotched Flax:,Hackled Flax:,short flax fiber

Address: 1 / F el naser, 13 el naser Road, el anshia, Alexandria, Egypt

Telephone: 20-012-3845075

Fax: 20-03-4835097

 

 

Egyptian flax company

Product/Service: Flax products: Flax fiber, flax wo, flax sliver and flax yarn

Contact Person: Mr. Hossam Ali

Zip Code: 02

Website: http://www.gmdu.net/corp-7389.html

Address: 3 Makram Abid Street - Office 901, Cairo, Egyt

Telephone: 20-02-6711125

Fax: 20-02-6711128

 

 
     
     
  Govt. Department/Ministry dealing with jute:    
     
 

    Ministry of Trade and Industry

           Arab Republic of Egypt

         2 Latin America, Garden City, Cairo

           E-Mail: Inquiry@mti.gov.eg

           Telephone: +202-27921178

           Fax: +202-27957487

 

     Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Egypt

Tel: 25796334 - 25746872 - 25746871 - 25796338 - 25796342

Foreigners and Legalization Affairs: foreign.legalization@mfa.gov.eg

Fax: 25767967

            Web: ww.mfa.gov.eg

 

     Ministry of Foreign Trade and Industry, Egypt

            Web: www.mfti.gov.eg

 

     Ministry of Environment - Environmental Affairs Agency, Egypt

            Web: www.eeaa.gov.eg

 
     
     
  IJO and IJSG Collaboration:  
     
  Egypt was been a very important member IJO.  
     
  Source:  
  1. http://faostat.fao.org/site/666/default.aspx
2. https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/eg.html
3. http://www.tradingeconomics.com/egypt/indicators
4. http://www.fao.org/docrep/v9978e/v9978e0e.htm
5. http://www.fao.org/ag/AGP/AGPC/doc/Counprof/Egypt/Egypt.html#intro

 
 

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