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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

Real estate prices is a mirror for the inflation: Colliers International

Real estate prices will still go up due to the inflation that came as a result of the currency devaluation, according to Regional Director at Colliers International Middle East and North Africa Ian Albert. Colliers International is a global commercial real estate company. In an interview with Daily News Egypt, Albert said that the there …

Shaimaa Al-Aees

Energy subsidy cuts, take its toll on the average Egyptians

Egypt, a country with a population of 90m, where more than 28% of them live below the poverty line, has been suffering following the 25 January Revolution in 2011 from economic challenges and political instability. These factors intensified Egypt’s already-existing structural problems. Since November 2016, when the authorities started to implement the economic reform programme …

Mohamed Samir