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EGP 44bn cost of projects implemented in Cairo during an entire year

Cairo governorate showed the highest percentage of projects executed in the field of construction, according to Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics (CAPMAS). CAPMAS said that the projects executed in the capital amounted to EGP 44.8bn, out of a total of EGP 56.4bn, which is the value of construction projects executed by private sector companies …

Daily News Egypt

56% decrease in trade balance deficit in February 2017: CAPMAS

The deficit in the trade balance reached $2.1bn in February 2017, compared to $4.7bn during the same month of the previous year—a decrease of 56%—according to the monthly bulletin of the foreign trade statistics, issued on Saturday by the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS). The value of exports increased by 22.1% in …

Daily News Egypt

41.9% decrease in tourist arrivals in July: CAPMAS

The number of tourists who travelled to Egypt in July was 529,200 tourists—a 41.9% decline year-over-year (y-o-y), compared to July 2015, according the Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics (CAPMAS). The agency explained in its monthly bulletin on the tourism sector, issued on Monday, that the low number of tourists who travelled to Egypt …

Hossam Mounir

The strike caused severe congestion across Cairo (file photo) (AFP Photo/ Mahmud Hams)

Road accidents cost an estimated EGP 30.2bn in 2015: CAPMAS

The estimated value of the minimum economic cost of road accidents in Egypt in 2015 reached EGP 30.2bn, according to the Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics (CAPMAS). In the agency’s road accidents cost study for Egypt in 2015 issued on Monday, CAPMAS explained that the cost is calculated by using ‘loss of output’ …

Hossam Mounir

Unemployment decreases by 0.2% down to 12.5% in Q2/2016: CAPMAS

Unemployment rates witnessed a decrease of 0.2% in the second quarter (Q2) of 2016 down to 12.5%, compared to 12.7% in the first quarter (Q1) of 2016, according to a press release by the Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics (CAPMAS) issued on Monday. A source from CAPMAS said that the decrease can be …

Adel M. Fakhry

Workers in manufacturing industry more prone to injuries than others: CAPMAS

Workers in the manufacturing industry are more likely to get injured during work compared to workers in other fields, according to the Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics (CAPMAS). CAPMAS explained in its annual bulletin of work injury statistics in governmental sector enterprises, public / public business sectors, and the private sector that the …

Hossam Mounir

Public sector carries out construction worth EGP 20.6bn in 2014/2015: CAPMAS

The construction operations of the public sector increased by 31.3% from fiscal year (FY) 2013/2014 to FY 2014/2015, according to the Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics (CAPMAS). The total value of construction works rose from EGP 15.7bn to EGP 20.6bn. CAPMAS’ Annual Statistical Bulletin of building and construction for public/public business sector companies …

Hossam Mounir

Egypt exports register EGP 16.6bn in April, imports record EGP 40.5bn: CAPMAS

The value of Egyptian exports reached EGP 16.6bn during April 2016, while imports recorded EGP 40.5bn in the same month, according to the Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics (CAPMAS). CAPMAS stated in its monthly bulletin on foreign trade statistics issued on Monday, that the trade balance deficit reached EGP 23.9bn in April 2016, …

Hossam Mounir