Phosphate rock production reached 5,500 kt in 2015 in Egypt, according to the National Statistical Office. This is the same as in the previous year.
Historically, phosphate rock production in Egypt reached an all time high of 6,236 kt in 2012 and an all time low of 208 kt in 1988. When compared to Egypt's main peers, phosphate rock production in Israel amounted to 3,427 kt and 2,002 kt in Saudi Arabia in 2015.
Egypt has been ranked 8th within the group of 39 countries we follow in terms of phosphate rock production, 2 places above the position seen 10 years ago.