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Trade deficit down 26.7% in August 2017

The trade balance deficit decreased in August to $3.31bn, down from $4.52bn during the same month last year, marking a drop of 26.7%, according to the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS). The report noted that the value of exports increased by 17.0%, as it reached $2.17bn during August 2017 versus $1.86bn in …

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10.5% decrease in tourist arrivals in November: CAPMAS

The number of tourists who travelled to Egypt in November 2016 was 499,800—a 10.5% decline year-over-year (y-o-y), compared to November 2015, according the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS). The agency explained in its monthly bulletin on the tourism sector that western Europe sent the largest number of tourists to Egypt, accounting for …

Hossam Mounir

Trade balance deficit decreased by 19.9% in October 2016: CAPMAS

The value of Egypt’s trade balance deficit reached EGP 27.83bn during October 2016, as opposed to EGP 34.75bn in the same month of the previous year—a decrease of 19.9%, according to a report by the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) on foreign trade statistics. The value of exports increased by 21.4%, as …

Hossam Mounir

8.4% increase in manufacturing index during October: CAPMAS

The manufacturing index (without crude oil and petroleum products) increased to 128.7 during October compared to 118.67 in September, registering an increase of 8.4%. A recent report issued by the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) on the metadata of the production index for manufacturing and extractive industries for October showed that the …

Hossam Mounir

Trade balance deficit down by 27.1% in September: CAPMAS

The trade balance deficit dropped by 27.1% in September 2016 to EGP 22.66bn, compared to EGP 31.08bn in September 2015, according to the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics’ (CAPMAS) monthly bulletin on foreign trade statistics. In a statement issued on Tuesday, CAPMAS noted that the deceleration happened because the value of exports increased …

Hossam Mounir

New annual study to measure progress in sustainable development: CAPMAS

Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) will publish a new study every February to measure the government’s progress in implementing the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), president of the agency Abou Bakr El-Gendy announced. MDGs are part of the development agenda supported by United Nations. El-Gendy said these focus …

Hisham Salah

506,200 tourists visited Egypt in October: CAPMAS

The number of tourist arrivals from all countries reached 506,200 in October, compared to 909,400 tourists during the same month in 2015, according to the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS). CAPMAS stated in its monthly bulletin this week that most tourists came from Western Europe in October, comprising 36% of tourists from …

Hossam Mounir

Private construction companies implement projects worth EGP 39.8bn in 2015: CAPMAS

Construction companies in the private sector have implemented projects worth EGP 39.8bn in 2015, an increase of 27.1% compared to the previous year, according to the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics’ (CAPMAS) annual statistics bulletin. In 2014, the value of construction projects implemented by the private sector amounted to EGP 31.3bn. CAPMAS attributed …

Hossam Mounir

Unemployment hits 12.6% in Q3 of 2016: CAPMAS

The unemployment rate in Egypt has risen to 12.6% during the third quarter (Q3) of 2016, up from 12.5% in the second quarter (Q2), according to the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS). The third quarter is usually when new graduates join the market with different degrees, including medium education qualifications, above medium, …

Hossam Mounir

Number of tourists to Egypt drops by 41% y-o-y: CAPMAS 

The number of tourist arrivals from all countries reached 473,000 during September this year, compared to 802,000 tourists during the same month in 2015—a decrease of 41%, according to the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS). CAPMAS stated in its monthly bulletin this week that the countries that most influenced the rate were …

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