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Egypt’s fuel imports rise to $5bn in five months

Total fuel imports from January to May 2018 rose to about $5.035bn compared to $4.924bn in the January-May 2017 period, with an increase of nearly $111m. According to the latest statistics of the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS), total imports of crude oil amounted to $1.483bn, during the first five months of …

Daily News Egypt

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

Israeli gas imports suspension lawsuit: Another stumbling block to Egypt’s energy hub aspirations

Cairo Administrative Court referred on Tuesday a lawsuit demanding the suspension of the approval of natural gas imports from Israel, for violating the Egyptian Constitution and Law No 196 of 2017 regulating the gas market to the State Council Commissioner Authority (SCCA). The lawsuit alleges that allowing natural gas imports from the “Zionist entity” endangers …

Mohamed Samir

235,600 tonnes Egypt’s imports of butane gas in December 2017

Egypt’s imports of butane gas during the month of December increased by 42,000 tonnes, reaching 235,600 tonnes compared with 193,500 tonnes in December 2016. In December 2017, the consumption of butane gas reached 375,800 tonnes compared with 386,300 tonnes in December 2016, down by 11,000 tonnes. The production of butane gas was stable during December …

Daily News Egypt

Egypt salt imports reach $3.6bn

Egypt’s imports of sodium chloride (salt) during the period from 2014 to 2016 reached $3.6bn, Deputy Head of Petroleum & Mining Industries Chamber Abdul Latif El Kourdy said, adding that Egypt should move to export salt rather than importing it. During a workshop on the salt industry in Egypt, El Kourdy said that the wealth …

Ahmed Ismail

Egypt’s imports of LPG increases in July for first time in 3 months: CAPMAS

Egypt’s imports of liquid petroleum gas (LPG) increased slightly by 1.2% in July for the first time after declining from March to June, according to data from the Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics (CAPMAS). The monthly CAPMAS bulletin showed that imports of LPG increased to 167,200 tonnes, up from 165,200 tonnes year-over-year. Egypt’s …

Daily News Egypt

13.9% decline in Egyptian exports, 8.7% increase in imports during 2015: CAPMAS

Egyptian exports declined by 13.9% compared to imports that increased by approximately 8.7% in 2015, according to the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS). The CAPMAS issued on Wednesday the annual bulletin of foreign trade 2015, which stated that Egypt’s total exports amounted to EGP 168.08bn in 2015, compared to EGP 195.28bn in …

Hossam Mounir