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Car companies struggle to stabilise prices after fuel price changes

The car market has received the decision to increase fuel prices with a stabilisation of the delivery prices of the current month, ignoring the projections on social media of the upcoming period and a possible increase in prices. Some of the companies that have kept their prices fixed are Mercedes-Benz, Opel, Chevrolet, BMW, Toyota, Renault, …

Ahmed Amer

Egypt’s fuel imports value increases to $4bn within 4 months

Egypt’s fuel imports value rose to about $4bn from January to April 2018, compared to $3.9bn during the same period in 2017—an increase of $124m. The Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics (CAPMAS) reported that the value of the country’s crude oil imports during the first four months of the year amounted to $1.15bn, …

Daily News Egypt

Is riding scooters best solution for facing hike in fuel prices?

After the last rise in the fuel prices, every citizen in Egypt, thinks about the negative effect of this rise on  one’s budget for transportation, either to ride private cars, taxes, or even buses. Egypt’s new government raised fuel prices by 35.0-66.6% in emid-June with an immediate effect. The price hikes are part of the …

Nihal Samir

Saving money no longer option for Egyptians under price hikes 

Egyptians, especially members of the middle class, have been gradually changing their lifestyles over the past years, not only by cutting their expenses, but also by giving up many things that were once essential to their daily routines. Members of the middle and upper middle classes had been enjoying many things seen by lower classes …

Sarah El-Sheikh

Uber adjusts service prices after fuel price hike

Uber Smart Transport Company changed its pricing on Monday and announced the new pricing system. In a text message to its “drivers partners,” Uber said that the company’s work is to provide a safe, secure, and an appropriate means of transport for all, anytime and anywhere. “Uber works best when drivers and passengers benefit. Hence, …

Daily News Egypt

Egypt’s fuel exports rise in Q1 2018 to $1.2bn

Egypt’s total fuel exports between January and March (Q1) 2018 increased to $1.225bn from $964m during the same period of 2017, an increase of approximately $260m. The Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics (CAPMAS) said in its latest report that the total exports of crude oil during the first three months of 2018 reached …

Daily News Egypt

Fuel distribution companies have not received notice on price increases

According to official sources at petroleum product distribution companies, the companies have not yet received any notifications about the decision to increase the prices of fuel, and that the concerns about the new price schemes are false. The sources added that the distribution companies are entities that implement fuel prices increases, and do not to …

Mohamed Farag

34% increase in fuel subsidies costs in H1 FY 2017/18: El-Molla

The costs of fuel subsidies grew by 34% in the first half (H1) of the fiscal year (FY) 2017/18, to reach EGP 51bn, increasing from EGP 38bn,  Minister of Petroleum Tarek El-Molla told Reuters on Wednesday.   El-Molla added that despite the witnessed increase in subsidies costs, the subsidies bill is still EGP 4bn below …

Mohamed Samir

EOS issues new Egyptian fuel specifications

The Egyptian Organisation for Standards and Quality (EOS) has held a number of meetings with the Transportation Division of the Chamber of Engineering Industries to develop a new fuel standard and octane ratios for gasoline used in the Egyptian market. Samir Allam, deputy head of the Transportation Division of the Chamber of Engineering Industries, said …

Ahmed Amer

Uber raises tariff after fuel price hikes

The ride-hailing company, Uber, has decided to amend its tariff, following the hike in fuel prices at the end of June. According to the new prices, the basic fare was increased to EGP 6 for UberX and EGP 7 for Uber Select. The company also increased the tariff per km to EGP 1.85 for UberX …

Daily News Egypt

Egypt inflation likely to rise 3-4.5% after fuel price hike: Kojak

Egypt’s inflation rate is expected to rise by between 3 and 4.5 percent following last week’s fuel price hike, Deputy Finance Minister Ahmed Kojak said on Monday. Global Search House expected prices to resume rally again after Egyptian government enacted a second round of economic reforms at the beginning of the fiscal year 2017/2018. Egypt …

Daily News Egypt