Egypt entered the industry with the beginning of the twenty-first century in the stage of the economic and industrial renaissance and became a high degree of competition in front of the Arab countries in the industry and this helps Egypt to raise its exports and become one of the best economies in the world. The industry is 24.8 billion after it was 18.6 billion in the past years. Imports are 59.8 billion dollars. Therefore, this sector is of great importance to the Egyptian economy, and this works on a greater flow of industrial investments.

The Most Prominent Industries in Egypt

Copper and Pottery Industry

Where they have manufactured doctors at the level of Egypt has become one of their home antiques as well as the manufacture of pottery and household utensils are used.


Where Egypt produces 35 million tons annually for construction and development purposes, and about 6 million tons are exported to Arab countries and foreign countries. Egypt is one of the first countries in the cement industry, and its first factory was established in 1911.

Leather Industry

The leather industry is considered one of the old industries in Egypt, and it is still present in abundance, and it is largely exported to the world and usually manufactured in the regions of ancient Egypt.

Textile Industry

Textiles are among the important industries in the Egyptian Arab Republic, especially in the time of the Pharaohs and Gamal Abdel Nasser, who contributed greatly to the restoration and opening of special factories for the Egyptian textile and mainly depends on the cultivation of cotton.

Furniture and Wood

Egypt produces many furniture and wood of various kinds, and this industry is one of its oldest local industries and exports a large category of it to neighboring countries.

Khiyamiah Industry

They are the colorful fabrics that are used in making curtains, wedding decorations, and mourning houses. They are distinguished and varied in their many shapes, colors, and types as well as used in making marquees.

Iron and Steel Industry

The first iron and steel factory was established in 1955 AD during the era of Gamal Abdel Nasser from that time on. Egypt became one of the most popular industries in the iron industry and exported it as well.

Fertilizers and Chemicals Industry

This industry depends on potassium and phosphate ores. The first fertilizer manufacturing plant was established in 1936 in Egypt. Egypt is one of the first countries to manufacture fertilizers and chemicals and exports to many Middle Eastern and foreign countries.