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Inflation rises to 14.4% in June in line with expectations

Egypt’s annual inflation rate rose significantly in June to 14.4%, increasing from 11.4% in May, the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) announced on Tuesday. The increase was due to a rise in food prices by 10% compared to an increase of 8.6% in May, in addition to the 55% hike in transportation sector on the …

Mohamed Samir

1.5% increase in inflation rate in April: CAPMAS

The Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics (CAPMAS) announced in its monthly bulletin that the inflation rate in Egypt increased by 1.5% in April compared to March, reaching 273.9 points. According to the CAPMAS’s monthly bulletin, the annual inflation rate in Egypt amounted to 12.9% last month, compared to 32.9% in April 2017. The …

Daily News Egypt

Egypt’s economic outlook improves backed by PMI improvement, inflation decline, Zohr gas field: FocusEconomics

Egypt’s economy appears to be in good shape approaching the end of this fiscal year (FY), backed by improvements in non-oil private sector business conditions in the purchasing managers index (PMI), upward trend of foreign reserves, decline in inflation rates, and doubling the Zohr gas field’s output capacity, according to FocusEconomics’ Consensus Forecast Middle East …

Mohamed Samir

Egypt’s inflation rates in numbers

Maximum inflation rate will reach 13% by end-2018, inflation will witness large decrease by end-2019, says CBE governor Monthly headline inflation registered negative 0.1% and negative 0.2% in January 2018 and December 2017 respectively, while annual headline and core inflation declined for the sixth consecutive month to record, respectively, 17.1% and 14.4% in January 2018, …

Daily News Egypt

0.3% increase in Egypt’s inflation rate in February: CAPMAS

The Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics (CAPMAS) announced in its monthly bulletin that the inflation rate in Egypt increased by 0.3% in February compared to January, reaching 267 points compared to 266.3 points. According to the CAPMAS’s monthly bulletin, the annual inflation rate in Egypt amounted to 14.3% in February, compared to 31.7% …

Daily News Egypt

Statista predicts Egypt’s inflation rate to reach 7% in 2022

Statista, an online statistics, market research, and business intelligence portal, issued a report on the expected inflation rates in the Egyptian market over the coming four years. The report predicted that the inflation rate will decline to 21.3% in 2018 compared to 23.5% in 2017, a decrease of 2.2%. According to the report, the average …

Mohamed Alaa El-Din

Economic experts view Egypt’s economy in 2018 with cautious optimism 

For most of the last decade, Egypt has been squeezed between turbulence and uncertainty, and a deteriorating economy. Various challenges had to be addressed,  from political unrest and declining tourism to foreign currency and fuel shortages. To correct these structural issues within the economy, the Egyptian authorities adopted an economic reform programme in 2016. Consequently, …

Mohamed Samir

Egypt annual inflation rate falls to 26.7%

The annual inflation rate in Egypt fell in November to 26.7%, down from 31.8% in October, according to the Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics (CAPMAS), which added that monthly inflation in November was up, scoring 1%. According to CAPMAS data, inflation in urban areas fell to 26% from 30.8% in October. The decline …

Ahmed Ismail

15.7% expected inflation rate in 2018: FocusEconomics

The FocusEconomics Consensus Forecast expects inflation in Egypt to average 15.7% in the year 2018, which is down 1.1% from last month’s estimate. During 2019, inflation is expected to fall to 11.5%, according to FocusEconomics. Inflation remains stubbornly high in September as urban consumer prices rose 1% from the previous month, down from August’s 1.13% …

Shaimaa Al-Aees