U.S. Trade with Egypt in 2021

Export Market Rank
#13 Among U.S. Agricultural Export Markets
Total Export Value
$2.1 Billion
3-Year Average
$1.88 Billion
Compound Average Growth
1% (2012-2021)
Total Export Value 2012 - 2021
Export Value by Commodity 2021

Top 10 Exports to Egypt in 2021

Commodity Total Value (USD) Total Volume (Metric Tons) 10-Year Average Value (USD) 10-Year Growth
Soybeans $1.42 Billion 2.84 Million $704.79 Million 93%
Corn $123.71 Million 506,007 $164.81 Million 103%
Dairy Products $103.98 Million 33,828 $70.03 Million 41%
Wheat $87.14 Million 177,769 $133.86 Million -62%
Beef & Beef Products $73.67 Million 49,875 $113.26 Million -66%
Other Feeds, Meals & Fodders $55.64 Million 77,558 $90.89 Million -48%
Vegetable Oils (ex. soybean) $47.12 Million 30,667 $41.13 Million -9%
Distillers Grains $41.6 Million 181,257 $32.64 Million 42%
Tree Nuts $41.33 Million 7,834 $30.5 Million 47%
Forest Products $25.66 Million --- $27.5 Million -5%

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Data and Analysis

Egypt has notified new halal requirements and procedures for food products to the World Trade Organization (WTO) via a Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) addendum notification. The notification postpones the halal certification requirement on milk and dairy products until April 1, 2023.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Egypt: Citrus Annual

In marketing year (MY) 2022/23, FAS Cairo forecasts fresh orange exports to reach 1.7 million metric tons (MMT) up from 1.3 MMT in MY 2021/22.Post attributes the increase in exports to higher production amid favorable climate conditions.
This report is an update to GAIN report number EG2022-0022. The report includes English translation of the National Food Safety Authority (NFSA) Decision of Board of Directors No. 6/2022 concerning the binding technical basis for maximum residue levels (MRLs) for chemical contaminants in food.

News and Features

January 4, 2023
Communications to Congress

Food for Progress Program – FY 2021 Report to Congress

U.S. Department of Agriculture Deputy Secretary Dr. Jewel Bronaugh administered the oath of office today to 14 USDA employees who will serve American agriculture internationally as members of the Foreign Service.
May 23, 2022
Export Sales Announcement

Export Sales to Egypt

Private exporters reported sales of 130,000 MT of soybeans for delivery to Egypt during MY 2021/2022.

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