The most essential products that Egypt exports
  • The most essential products that Egypt exports
  • 16 May 2022

The most essential products that Egypt exports

Export and import are one of the pillars of the economy of any country, and the Egyptian government is aware of the most essential products that Egypt exports, because of its favor in providing foreign currency, that’s why it has paid great attention to them in order to match the international specifications.


Egypt is characterized by a lot of goods and crops suitable for export, which many countries wish to import.


The most important products that Egypt exports in the field of fresh crops

The European Union and Arab countries, such as the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, and Saudi Arabia, are keen to import many of Egypt's fresh crops, distinguished by their quality and good taste, such as:

  • Onions.
  • Garlic.
  • Tomatoes.
  • Cucumber.
  • Colored peppers and green peppers.
  • Potatoes, We have to mention that Egypt is a world leader in the field of exporting high-quality potatoes in cultivation, harvesting, transportation, packaging, and transportation.
  • Fresh fruits like orange, strawberry, and mango.


It is distinguished in these crops that fertilizers and pesticides are not used in their cultivation and therefore they are recommended by the World Trade Report Center in terms of high quality.

The natural resources and petroleum products that Egypt exports

Among the important Egyptian products for export are natural resources. God Almighty gave Egypt many of them depending on the soil and climate, such as:

  • Manganese
  • Phosphate
  • Gypsum
  • Lime
  • Zinc
  • Raw Iron

The Arab Republic of Egypt also exports petroleum products in their raw and manufactured forms, as well as natural gas products, as it has been able to achieve self-sufficiency.

Urea agricultural fertilizer

Due to the high quality of Egyptian fertilizers, Egypt is also one of the few countries in its production of fertilizers, especially urea.


These fertilizers are imported from Egypt by almost all European countries, especially with the ease of shipping and transportation by the sea with the availability of ships specialized in shipping this type of Egyptian products.


Electrical appliances, machinery, and electrical cables

Among the products that Egypt exports and have great demand in Sudan, the Maghreb countries, African countries, and the Far East, as well as some European Union countries are:

  • Electronic goods
  • Home ovens for the kitchen
  • Housewares
  • Engineering materials
  • Agricultural machinery and equipment
  • Electrical conductors
  • Used cars
  • Plastic products


Egypt is keen to support the manufacture of these products with high quality, which increases the demand for them over time.


Gems and precious metals

Due to the nature of Egypt and its diverse soils, many gemstones are extracted which are a source of positive energy.


Their possession or wearing brings relaxation and helps to recover from many diseases.

Thus, these products are considered a fruitful material for export, whether manufactured or raw, to be formed in the form of an accessory or an ornament, or to be used in the manufacture of clothing and various decorations.


These products are exported to many countries globally, especially the UAE.


It is worth mentioning that the Egyptian government holds many exhibitions for these products and handicrafts in many countries as a way of promoting them and building a new market for them.


Detergent and paper products

Among the most important products that Egypt exports in this field:

  • Laundry Detergent
  •  Bathing loofah Cyprus is the first importer of it.
  • Facial soap of all kinds and components
  •  Tissue paper


The European Union is at the top of the list of importers from Egypt because of the low cost of production compared to its high prices in those countries.

Fabrics, clothes, and cotton

  • Egyptian cotton is the first in the world, so the demand for importing it in all its forms, whether raw or manufactured in the form of cotton clothes, is increasing.
  • Among the products that are constantly demanded export are:
  • men's suits
  • Jackets of different materials
  • Men's pants


Egypt offers all kinds of yarns and knitting products such as fabrics, and natural threads such as:

Silk, cotton, or manufactured, such as polyester and jeans.

Aromatic plants and medicinal herbs

If you travel to any country and enter the perfumery markets, you will be surprised that most of the products in the market are Egyptian products that were imported from Egypt!


Yes, Egypt's diverse atmosphere gave it the advantage for the growth of many plants and herbs of different use, which are used in many aromatic and medical industries, so many countries import them from Egypt, such as:


  • All Arab countries (United Kingdom - Tunisia - Morocco - Algeria - Emirates - Kuwait)
  • Some European Union countries.
  • The United States of America.

Examples of these plants are:

  • Chamomile
  • Egyptian wormwood
  • Egyptian municipal mint
  • Basil
  • Thyme
  • Tamarind
  • Fennel flower
  • Ginger
  • Caraway
  • Anise
  • Dried lemon
  • Rosemary
  • And a lot of food spices.


But before you start exporting any product, you must make sure that it complies with international standards and the ISO mark so that you do not waste your money in vain.