Graph: turnover balance between Poland – Egypt (2005 – 2011)

2. Foreign trade & turnover data in 2011

a) Structure of goods in export from Poland to Egypt in 2011 according to 4 code CN sign:

 

2. Foreign trade & turnover data in 2011

a) Structure of goods in export from Poland to Egypt in 2011 according to 4 code CN sign:

Code 4

CN

4 CN sign

Export

[thousands USD]

Shares in export [%]

‘000000

COUNTRY IN GENERAL

195943,69

100

‘7403

REFINED COPPER ANS COPPER ALLOYS, UNWROUGHT

18268,31

9,32

‘2704

COKE AND COKE FROM COAL, BROWN COAL OR TORF, OTHER COALS

14191,88

7,24

‘2710

PETROLEUM OILS AND OILS OBTAINED FROM BITUMINOUS MINERALS, OTHER THAN CRUDE; PREPARATIONS NOT ELSWHERE SPECIFIED OR INCLUDED, CONTAINING BY WEIGHT 70% OR MORE OF PETROLEUM OILS OR OF OILS OBTAINED FROM BITUMINOUS MINERALS, THESE OILS BEING THE BASIC CONSTITUENTS OF THE PREPARATIONS; WASTE OIL

13372,77

6,82

‘8212

RAZORS AND RAZOR BLADES(INCLUDING RAZOR BLADE BLANKS IN STRIPS)

10362,59

5,29

 

‘0402

MILK AND CREAM, CONDENSED OR CONTAINING SUGAR OR OTHER SWEETENING MATTER

7412,34

3,78

‘0406

CHEESE AND CURD

7051,54

3,6

‘4805

OTHER UNCOATED PAPER AND PAPERBOARD, IN ROLLS OR SHEETS, NOT FURTHER WORKED OR PROCESSED THAN AS SPECIFIED IN NOTE 3 TO THIS CHAPTER

7028,88

3,59

‘4804

UNCOATED KRAFT PAPER AND PAPERBOARD, IN ROLLS OR SHEETS, OTHER THAN THAT OF HEADING 4802 OR 4803

6972,15

3,56

‘3304

MAKE-UP AND BEAUTY PREPARATIONS AND PREPARATIONS FOR THE CARE OF THE SKIN (OTHER THAN MEDICAMENTS), INCLUDING SUNSCREEN OR SUNTAN PREPARATIONS; MANICURE OR PEDICURE PREPARATIONS

 

5266,83

2,69

‘9015

SURVEYING INCLUDING PHOTOGRAMMETRICAL SURVEYING), HYDROGRAPHIC, OCEANOGRAPHIC, HYDROLOGICAL, METEOROLOGICAL OR GEOPHISICAL INSTRUMENTS AND APPLIANCES, EXCLUDING COMPASSES; RANGEFINDERS

4618,66

2,36

‘2929

COMPOUNDS WITH OTHER NITROGEN FUNCTION

4439,62

2,27

‘3303

PERFUMES AND EAU DE TIOLETTES

3907,08

1,99

‘3004

EXCLUDING GOODS OF HEADING 3002, 3005 OR 3006) CONSISTING OF MIXED OR UNMIXED PRODUCTS FOR THERAPEUTIC OR PROPHYLACTIC USES, PUT UP IN MEASURED DOSES (INCLUDING THOSE IN THE FORM OF TRANSDERMAL ADMINISTRATION SYSTEMS) OR IN FORMS OF PACKIGING FOR RETAIL SALE

3823,37

1,95

‘4011

NEW PNEUMATIC TYRES, OF RUBBER

3426,20

1,75

Source: Central Statistic Office (GUS)

b) Export and its’ structure from Poland to Egypt in 2011

In 2011 export from Poland to Egypt totalled 195,9 mln USD and was 37,3 mln USD (ca. 16%) lower than in 2010. Export slump is caused by limitation in sales of export products in big volumes. The biggest drop in export was in positions: remaining cast iron bars and rods (CN ‘7214) of 12,3 mln USD; wheat (CN 1101) of 11,3 mln USD, vessel mast cranes, cranes, bridge cranes, carriages and internal transportation carriages with crane devices (CN ‘8426) of9,8 mln USD, oils of crude oil and bitumen materials, (CN ‘2710) of 5,8 mln USD. Increase in export to Egypt was in positions: coke and coke material from coal (CN ‘2704) in 7,3 mln USD, milk and cream (CN ‘0402) in 5,1 mln USD, instruments and devices for land surveying, topographic, land measuring (CN ‘9015) in 4,6 mln USD (result of works conducted in Egypt by Polish companies from oil & gas sector – temporary import).

c) Import and its’ structure from Egypt to Poland in 2011

In 2011 import from Egypt to Poland surged significantly over 100% comparing to 2010 and reached level of 102,51 mln USD. Increase of import value was caused mainly to purchase growth: natural phosphates (CN ‘2510) of 25 mnl USD, “float” type of glass and glass with grinded or polished surface (CN ‘7005) of 5,7 mln USD, ethylene polymers (CN ‘3901) of 3,5 mln USD, remaining plates (CN ‘3920) of 3,4 mln USD. Significant slumps in import to Poland was marked in intestines, bladders and animal stomachs (CN ‘0504) of 2,1 mln USD, sets of cloths, (CN ‘6204) of 1,5 mln USD, aluminum (CN ‘7601) of 1,1 mln USD.

3. Foreign trade & turnover data in 2010

a) Structure of goods in Polish import from Egypt in 2010 according to 4 code CN sign:

Code 4

CN sign

4 CN sign

Export

[thousands USD]

Shares in export [%]

‘000000

COUNTRY IN GENERAL

102509,336

100

‘2510

NATURAL CALCIUM PHOSPHATES, NATURAL ALUMINIUM CALCIUM PHOSPHATES AND PHOSPHATIC CHALK

25712,125

25

‘3920

OTHER PLATES, SHEETS, FILM, FOIL AND STRIP, OF PLASTIC NON-CELLULAR AND NOT REINFORCED, LAMINATED, SUPPORTED OR SIMILARRLY COMBINED WITH OTHER MATERIALS

7151,068

7

‘7005

FLOAT GLASS AND SURFACE GROUND OR POLISHED GLASS, IN SHEETS, WHETHER OR NOT HAVING AN ABSORBENT, REFLECTING OR NON-REFLECTING LAYER, BUT NOT OTHERWISE WORKED

5720,973

6

‘3901

POLYMERS OF ETHYLENE, IN PRIMARY FORMS

4368,386

4

‘6109

T-SHIRTS, SINGLETS, AND OTHER VESTS, KNITTED OR CROCHETED

4196,891

4

‘0712

DRIED VEGETABLES, WHOLE CUT, SLICED, BROKEN OR IN POWDER BUT NOT FURTHER PREPARED

3958,743

4

‘3004

MEDICAMENTS (EXCLUDING GOODS FOR HEADING 3002, 3005 or 3006)CONSISTING OF MIXED OR UNMIXED PRODUCTS FOR THERAPEUTIC OR PROPHYLACTIC USES, PUT UP IN MEASURED DOSES (INCLUDING THOSE IN THE FORM OF TRANSDERMAL ADMINISTRATION SYSTEMS) OR IN FORMS OR PACKAGING FOR RETAIL SALE

2927,071

3

‘1701

CANE OR BEET SUGAR AND CHEMICALLY PURE SUCROSE, IN SOLID FORM

2877,125

3

‘5702

CARPETS AND OTHER TEXTILE FLOOR COVERINGS, WOVEN, NOT TUFTED OR FLOCKED, WHETHER OR NOT MADE-UP, INCLUDING ‘KELEM’, ‘SCHUMACKS',‘KARAMANIE’ AND SIMILAR WOCEN RUGS.

2786,968

3

‘4011

NEW PNEUMATIC TYRES OF RUBBER

2618,309

3

Source: Central Statistic Office (GUS)

b) Import and its’ structure of goods in Polish import from Egypt in 2010 according to CN groups:

  1. Salt, sulphur, soil, stones (26,5% of all imports);
    (natural phosphates, salt)
  2. Plastics and plastic products (14,2%);
    (remaining plates, sheets, foils, ethylene polymers, propylene polymers or other oxides)
  3. Clothes and clothes accessorizes (8,5%);
    (t-shirts, tricots, set of clothes)
  4. Vegetables and some roots and eatable bulbs (6,1%);
    (dried vegetables, potatoes).

c). Structure of goods in export from Poland to Egypt in 2010 according to CN groups:

  1. Mineral fuels, mineral oils (14% of total export);
    (coke and coke materials from coal; oils form crude oil and from bitumen materials)
  2. Copper and copper made products (9,4%);
    (refined copper and copper alloys)
  3. Dairy products (8,2%);
    (milk, cream, cheese, curd cheese, whey)
  4. Paper, carton (7,9%);
    (remaining paper and carton, not coated; sulphate-paper and sulphate- carton)
  5. Nuclear reactors, boilers, machines and machinery (7,6%);
    (faucets, taps, valves and similar fittings, transmission shafts and handles, jackets for bearings and bearings, dishwashers, cleaning devices or drying devices for bottles, centrifuges switching on tumble dryers, filtering devices or liquids and gases purification)
  6. Machines and electric devices (7,2%)
    (bulbs or discharge lamps, spare parts for electric devices, voice carriers for voice recording)

d). Statistics: change in % in foreign trade between Egypt and Poland in 2010 & 2011 [mln USD]

 

2011

2010

Change %

Turnover

298,45

283,57

5,25

Export to Egypt

195,94

233,25

-15,99

Import from Egypt

102,51

50,32

103,72

Balance

93,43

182,94

-48,92

The value of trade between Egypt and Poland in 2011 came to level 298,5 mln USD –more than 5% growth comparing to 2010. Due to weakness of Polish export and growth of import from Egypt balance which was favorable for Poland diminished in 2011 almost a half (66% of turnover consist of Polish export).

In respect of turnover Egypt is placed as 61st country of Poland’s trade partners. In the rank of the countries to which Poland is exporting its products, Egypt takes 53rd position. As for import value Egypt takes 74th position.

4. Reciprocal investments

National Bank of Poland in 2010 indicates lack of investment capital related to FDI in both ways (from Egypt to Poland and vice versa).
In Egypt are present Polish oil and gas servicing companies (PNiG Nafta Pila) and sea transportation (Polish Register of Ships). There is a number of smaller companies in tourist sector servicing Polish tourists. Big enterprise that finalized registering of its branch office is Geofizyka Torun (geology and seismic surveys) The biggest Polish investor in Egypt is PGNiG. The company won bid announced by Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation in 2007 for Bahariya concession (ca. 4,5 thousand sq.m.). Agreement with EGPC was concluded in May 2009 and PGNiG opened its branch office in Egypt. Company’s first exploration period will end in May 2013.

Sources: Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Central Statistic Office, EPBA