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Canada-Egypt fact sheet

Official Title:
The Arab Republic of Egypt

General Information

Capital: Cairo (Al-Qahirah)
Population (million): 102.10
Total Area: 1,001,450 km2
Currency: 1 CAN$ = 12.68 Pounds (EGP) (2021- Annual average)
National Holiday: 23 July, National Day
Language(s): Arabic

Political Information

Type of State:
Presidential Republic

Type of Government:
Semi-presidential system of government with a bicameral legislature.

Head of State:
President Abdel Fattah Sisi

Head of Government:
Prime Minister Moustafa Madbouly

Ministers:
Foreign Affairs: Sameh Shoukry
Trade and Industry: Ahmed Samir
Finance: Mohamed Moeit

Main Political Parties:
Nation’s Future Party, Republican People’s Party, New Wafd Party, Homeland Defenders Party, Modern Egypt Party, Reform and Development Party, Egyptian Social Democratic Party, Egyptian Freedom Party, Egyptian Conference Party, Al-Nour Party

Elections:
Presidential: next in 2024; Parliament (multi-phase): Senate (Aug./Sept. 2020) and House of Representatives (Oct./Dec. 2020), next in 2025.

Economic Information (2021)

Comparative figures
Type Egypt Canada
GDP: ($ billion) 535.81 2,517.75
GDP per capita: ($) 5,247.92 65,864.62
GDP growth rate: (%) 3.28 4.54
Inflation: (%) 4.5 3.4
Unemployment: (%) 7.29 7.43

Source: IMF (estimates)

Product Trade and Investment (2021)

Canadian exports to country: $ 629,008,394
Canadian imports from country: $ 1,281,216,205
FDI in Canada: -
CDI in the country: $ 147 million

Source: Statistics Canada

Representation

Foreign Representation in Canada:
Ambassador Ahmed Hafez

Canadian Representation Abroad:
Ambassador Louis Dumas

Please note that all statistics reflect Canadian dollars, with some figures reflecting the yearly averages for the year. If listed as ’0’ or absent, the figure is unavailable.

Bilateral Product trade
Canada - Egypt
Year Exports Imports
2017 $ 290,886,538 $ 990,961,591
2018 $ 446,615,547 $ 911,457,516
2019 $ 742,574,875 $ 1,052,448,312
2020 $ 741,936,499 $ 1,274,654,958
2021 $ 629,008,394 $ 1,281,216,205
21 HS Sections (2021)
Canada - Egypt
Section Exports Imports
01 Animal & Prod. $ 35,355,563 $ 650,762
02 Veg. Prod. $ 155,727,218 $ 22,196,560
03 Fats, Oils & Waxes Prod. $ 254,387 $ 43,960
04 Food Prod. $ 3,928,596 $ 19,275,085
05 Mineral Prod. $ 114,064,254 $ 97,055,829
06 Chemical Prod. $ 11,016,876 $ 4,821,982
07 Plastics, Rubber Prod. $ 5,760,105 $ 7,569,044
08 Leather, Fur Prod. $ 26,625 $ 3,353
09 Wood Prod. $ 2,039,051 $ 96,782
10 Paper Prod. $ 8,326,062 $ 748,868
11 Textiles Prod. $ 520,591 $ 56,239,868
12 Dress Access. $ 72,234 $ 69,838
13 Glass & Stone Prod. $ 1,790,105 $ 9,051,094
14 Precious Metals/stones $ 70,130,573 $ 919,861,167
15 Base Metal Prod. $ 8,223,959 $ 139,669,463
16 Mach. Mech. Elec. Prod. $ 98,043,933 $ 681,091
17 Vehicles and Equip. $ 92,759,303 $ 145,259
18 Specialized Inst. $ 7,674,943 $ 85,603
19 Arms & Ammunition $ 45,936 $ 1,248
20 Misc. Articles $ 6,148,965 $ 2,741,694
21 Antiques - $ 72,471


December 2022
Sources include: Statistics Canada, IMF

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