Commerce between Egypt and Saudi Arabia surged by 66.1 percent to $8.3 billion in the first 11 months of 2021, compared to $5 billion in the same period of 2020, according to the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMS).
During the first 11 months of 2021, Egyptian exports to Saudi Arabia totaled $2 billion, up 21%.
Egyptian imports from Saudi Arabia were $6.3 billion in the first 11 months of 2021, up 88.2 percent from $3.4 billion in the same period of 2020.
The analysis looked at a range of Egyptian exports to Saudi Arabia worth $449 million in the first 11 months of 2021, including fuel, mineral oils, and distillation goods.
Fruits worth 158.9 million dollars were also shipped, as well as iron and steel worth 131.2 million dollars.
Also worth $100 million in copper and its products, as well as $92.5 million in vegetables and plants.
Egypt purchased $4.2 billion worth of fuel, mineral oils, and distillation products from Saudi Arabia during the first 11 months of 2021.
It also imported $1.2 billion worth of plastics and products, $221.7 million worth of organic chemical products, $117.5 million worth of metal, and $76.7 million worth of paper.