In 2021, China exported $18.1B to Egypt and the main products are broadcasting equipment ($936M), LCDs ($707M), and cars ($589M). During the last 26 years, the exports of China to Egypt have increased at an annualized rate of 15.1%, from $464M in 1995 to $18.1B in 2021.
In the same year, Egypt exported $1.17B to China and the main products were petroleum gas ($314M), refined petroleum ($288M), and starch residue ($65.5M). During the last 26 years, the exports of Egypt to China have increased at an annualized rate of 19.2%, from $12.2M in 1995 to $1.17B in 2021.
In May 2023, China exported $1.14B and imported $132M from Egypt, resulting in a positive trade balance of $1.01B. Between May 2022 and May 2023, the exports of China have decreased by $-85.6M (-6.96%) from $1.23B to $1.14B, while imports increased by $50.2M (61.2%) from $82M to $132M.
The top exports of China to Egypt were telephones ($100M), synthetic filament yarn woven fabric ($91.6M), flat panel display modules ($76.3M), cars ($62.7M), and light fixtures ($60.4M). The top imports were refined petroleum ($58M), crude petroleum ($52.9M), starch residue ($10.2M), marble, travertine, and alabaster ($3.5M), and raw cotton ($2.84M).
There are different transportation methods between the two countries, and below are the following options.
Air freight is the fastest and most efficient way to ship goods, which is ideal for time-sensitive shipments and high-value goods and also suitable for small shipments that do not require a full container.
Sea freight is a popular option for shipping goods, which is ideal for large shipments, and it is also cost-effective compared to air freight but with slower transit time. The major ports in China that handle sea freight to Algeria are Shanghai, Ningbo, and Shenzhen. The major commercial ports in Egypt are Alexandria Port (EGALY), El Dekheila, Alexandria (EGEDK), Damietta (EGDAM), Port Said Port (EGPSD), Sokhna (EGSOK).
Courier services are ideal for small shipments that require fast delivery, with companies such as DHL, FedEx, and UPS offering courier services from China to Egypt. Courier services are more expensive than other shipping options but offer faster delivery times and door-to-door service.
The choice of shipping method will depend on the type of goods being shipped, the transit time required, and the budget. To get an instant quotation for cargo shipping from China to Egypt, use Agora Freight free calculator, which allows you to compare the pricing and place a booking online.