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Egypt PESTLE Insights - A Macroeconomic Outlook Report

  • ID: 4521265
  • Country Profile
  • August 2021
  • Region: Egypt
  • 44 Pages
  • GlobalData
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  • AlexBank
  • PAS
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Mining, manufacturing and utilities activity contributed 30.2% to the country’s gross value added (GVA) in 2020, followed by wholesale, retail and hotels (16.4%), and financial intermediation, real estate and business activity (15.7%). In nominal terms, the three sectors are forecasted to grow by 18.6%, 7.7% and 10.2%, respectively in 2021.

Cairo and Alexandria are the best performing regions in the country. They together accounted for 21.4% of the total GDP of the country and 15.4% of the total population in 2020

The Hermes index has exhibited an upward trend over the past year. As of July 5, 2021, the Egyptian Stock Market Index stood at 1,128.32, compared to 1,046.27 on July 5, 2020.


  • The government of Egypt has planned to invest US$27.6bn in 691 green plans by the end of 2021.

Reasons to Buy

  • Macroeconomic Outlook Report identifies the potentials of the country as an investment destination by analyzing the political, economic, social, technological, legal and environmental (PESTLE) structure.
  • PESTLE Insights provides 360 degree view of the economy which can be used as a strategic tool to understand the market dynamics, business potentials and direction of operations
  • Along with providing the country’s snapshot, the report captures the risk factors pertaining to the macroeconomic risks, political environment, legal environment, demographic and social structure effectiveness, technology & infrastructure and natural and geographic aspects that might impact business.
  • This report also highlights key clusters/cities which contribute significantly to the country GDP and population along with major companies’ presence in these areas.


  • AlexBank
  • PAS
  • Did you Know?
  • Country Highlights
  • Recovery of Economy from COVID-19 crisis
  • Country snapshot
  • Political Landscape
  • Economic Landscape
  • Social Landscape
  • Technological Landscape
  • Legal Landscape
  • Environmental Landscape
  • Outlook

List of Figures

Exhibit 1: Egypt's Performance In Country Risk Analysis in Comparison to Middle East and North Africa and the World
Exhibit 2: Performance Overview (Score: 1-100)
Exhibit 3: Broad Categories and Weights Behind the Index
Exhibit 4: Hermes Index (July 2020-July 2021)
Exhibit 5: Key Sectors Contribution to the Economy (2016-2023f)
Exhibit 6: Total FDI Flows And Net FDI In Egypt (Q1 2019-Q4 2020)
Exhibit 7: Net Portfolio Investment (Q1 2019-Q4 2020) and Investment by Country (2019-2020)
Exhibit 8: Key Infrastructure Indicators
Exhibit 9: Real GDP and Household Consumption Growth Rate (2016-2023f)
Exhibit 10: Real GDP Growth Rate Comparison (2020)
Exhibit 11: Export, Import and Trade Balance (2016-2023f)
Exhibit 12: Current Account Balance (2016-2023f)
Exhibit 13: Top Three Commodity Exports, % of Total Exports (2017-2020)
Exhibit 14: Mineral Fuel and Oils and Their Products, % Share in World’s Total Exports, 2020
Exhibit 15: Interest Rates (June 2016-June 2021)
Exhibit 16: Exchange Rate (2016-2023f)
Exhibit 17: Public Finance (2016-2023f)
Exhibit 18: General Government Debt (2016-2023f)
Exhibit 19: Total Employment (2016-2023f)
Exhibit 20: Average Annual Wages (2015-2023f)
Exhibit 21: Labor Cost Index (2016-2019)
Exhibit 22: Rural/Urban Share of Total Population (2005, 2015, 2025)
Exhibit 23: Age-group Share of Total Population (2005, 2015, 2025)
Exhibit 24: Gender Split (1995, 2005, 2015, 2025)
Exhibit 25: Internet Users as a Percentage of the Total Population, Mobile Penetration Rate and Broadband Penetration Rate (2020)
Exhibit 26: Number of Patents Granted Per Million Population (2020)
Exhibit 27: High-Technology Exports (% Of Manufactured Exports) (2019)
Exhibit 28: Doing Business in Egypt 2020
Exhibit 29: Corruption Perception Index (Rankings) (2020)
Exhibit 30: CO2 Emissions (2016-2019)

A selection of companies mentioned in this report includes:

  • PAS
  • AlexBank