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  • Egypt's President el-Sisi pledges support for Syria's peace efforts
  • Egypt president asks housing minister to form new government
  • FIFA World Cup 2018: Mohamed Salah assures Egypt president ...
  • Egypt's cabinet submits resignation to President Sisi - statement
  • Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi sworn in for second term amid ...
  • Ethiopia's prime minister has promised not to “harm” Egypt's share of ...
  • Sisi asks Ethiopia PM to swear to God that dam project will not hurt ...
  • Egypt's prime minister Sherif Ismail resigns days after President ...
  • 8 Things You Need to Know about the Newly Appointed Prime Minister
  • The Egyptian economy: Between growth and greediness
  • Demand for contract professionals surges in Egypt as economic ...
  • Egypt raises electricity prices, cuts subsidies
  • Foreign investment crucial if Egypt is to enjoy an economic ...
  • Egypt's economic growth to reach 5.5% in FY18/19 – World Bank
  • Egypt: Best Economic Growth Rate in 7 Years
  • Egypt's Central Bank commits to cooperation between African ...
  • Foreign investment crucial if Egypt is to enjoy an economic ...
  • The Egyptian economy: Between growth and greediness
  • Gulf Capital plans over $500m investment to boost growth
  • UK and Egypt welcome progress on trade talks
  • NMC Health signs deal to expand into Saudi Arabia and eyes Egypt ...
  • Recent economic reforms made Egypt investment-magnet country ...
  • Egypt eyes sovereign fund by year end to shake up state assets
  • Macroeconomic picture improves, yet progress needs to be made on ...
  • Can Egyptian families be persuaded that less is more?
  • Egypt's ambitious plan to slow population growth
  • Egypt's population: Boom then bust?
  • Two Is Enough: Egypt's Family Planning Project Aims to Curb ...
  • Egypt's Birth Rate Drops as Economic Pressure Mounts
  • Macroeconomic picture improves, yet progress needs to be made on ...
  • Egypt's births reach 2.55M in 2017, rate decline recorded: CAPMAS
  • Fuel price hike: Take a look at 10 countries with dirt cheap fuel prices
  • Egypt exports to US increase by 17.5% in 2017
  • Europe allocates 30% of Egypt's readymade garment exports
  • Egypt adopts three-point plan to develop exports: EDA chairperson
  • Trade Exchange between Egypt, Britain hits £447M in Q1 2018
  • In pics: Sisi's key foreign trips in 2014-2018
  • Egypt exports to Russia up by 35% in 2017, minister
  • Afreximbank to organize conference to showcase Intra-African Trade ...
  • Egypt's budget deficit rose to EGP 218.1bn during 7M current FY ...
  • State budget favors wealthy as lower-income groups continue to ...
  • Egypt budget highlights 2018-19: Plans and prospects
  • A look at 2016/2017 Budget in Parliament
  • Taxes represent 72% of Egypt's budget in 2017/18: Garhy
  • Egypt tax revenues for Q1 2017/18 rise by 55% yoy to EGP 88.6 ...
  • Cairo, Vibrant and Budget-Friendly, Is Ready Again for the World ...
  • Egypt's budget highlights referred to parliament
  • Egypt's debt in both petroleum, electricity sectors amount to over ...
  • Egypt's Debt Hits $82.9 Bn by End of December
  • Egypt sells $715 mln in one-year dollar-denominated T-bills - c.bank
  • Egypt's Debt Risks Losing Shine That Drew $20 Billion in Inflows
  • S&P upgrades Egypt debt rating
  • Egypt's debt interest reaches EGP 173.2 billion in 6 months
  • S&P upgrades Egypt debt rating on better economic outlook
  • Egypt's Debt Is No Longer EM's Juiciest Amid Rush to Buy
  • Egypt's debt in both petroleum, electricity sectors amount to over ...

    Egypt Leaders


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  • Egypt's President el-Sisi pledges support for Syria's peace efforts
  • President Sisi Sworn in for Second Term as President of Egypt
  • Readout of Vice President Mike Pence's Call with President of Egypt ...

    Speaker of Parliament


  • Parliament speaker: No intention to privatize national press
  • No More False News: Egypt's Parliament Approves New Press Law
  • Parliament approves law regulating press and media

    Prime Minister


  • Ethiopia's prime minister has promised not to “harm” Egypt's share of ...
  • Sisi asks Ethiopia PM to swear to God that dam project will not hurt ...
  • 8 Things You Need to Know about the Newly Appointed Prime Minister

    Deputy Prime Minister


  • Egypt: 4 Terrorists Killed in Arish Clashes
  • Keep Italy safe by defending EU southern borders: interior minister
  • Israel, Egypt not allowing Turkish planes for Gaza

    Minister of Economy


  • Egypt, Lebanon Discuss Economic Ties
  • UPDATE 2-Egypt to cuts electricity subsidies in latest austerity move
  • Plan set to boost technical education in Egypt

    Minister of Agriculture


  • AlexBank signs cooperation protocol with Agriculture Ministry to ...
  • Ethiopia's prime minister has promised not to “harm” Egypt's share of ...
  • Madbouly to submit the program of new Cabinet in 20 days

    Minister of Culture


  • Egyptian Khaled Yousef's 'Karma' to be shown in cinemas during ...
  • Egypt's Cabinet to include 8 female ministers for 1st time
  • Saudi Arabia omits TV series scene burning Abdel Nasser's image

    Minister of Defense


  • Defense minister praises Russia-Egypt military cooperation
  • Egypt cuts electricity subsidies as part of austerity measures
  • Egypt defense minister receives US delegation in Cairo

    Minister of Education


  • Plan set to boost technical education in Egypt
  • Can Egypt's education reforms overhaul broken system?
  • The current educational system will end by 2026: Education Minister

    Minister of Energy


  • Egypt: Ministry to announce revised tariff structure
  • Ethiopia PM meets Sisi as Egypt seeks mutual cooperation
  • Egypt significantly secures its strategic reserve of energy: Electricity ...

    Minister of Finance


  • New government formation to include around 9 ministers: Sources
  • How Saudi Arabia's Sports Minister Is Roiling Egypt
  • UK and Egypt welcome progress on trade talks

    Minister of Foreign Affairs


  • Egyptian MPs open Pandora's box on popular soccer team's finances
  • Photos: Foreign Affairs Ministry denies artifacts were smuggled by ...
  • Egypt requests Saudi Arabia open investigations into sentenced ...

    Minister of Internal Affairs


  • Qatari crisis: Stagnant boycott with no prospects for resolution
  • How much freedom do Egypt's female preachers really have?
  • Executive ministries: Main pillars of Al-Sisi's state

    Minister of Justice


  • A British justice minister resigns over Brexit policies
  • Egypt requests Saudi Arabia open investigations into sentenced ...
  • Egypt Asks Saudi Arabia to Reopen Case of Sentenced Egyptian ...

    Minister of Health


  • New government formation to include around 9 ministers: Sources
  • Egypt's Minister of Health inaugurates groundbreaking public ...
  • Egypt's Birth Rate Drops as Economic Pressure Mounts

    Minister of Infrastructure


  • Ethiopia PM meets Sisi as Egypt seeks mutual cooperation
  • Ethiopian prime minister, seeking to boost relations, begins first visit ...
  • US official eyes Israel's Egypt border for Mexico wall ideas - radio

    Minister of Sports


  • How Saudi Arabia's Sports Minister Is Roiling Egypt
  • Egypt demands Fifa give state TV World Cup rights
  • Egyptian Sports Minister Gives Positive Update on Mohamed ...

    Director of State Security Service


  • Ethiopia PM in Uganda for Heroes' Day, to visit Egypt thereafter
  • Egypt expands law granting domestic products preference
  • Parliament approves draft laws to regulate National Press Authority ...

    Chairman National Bank


  • Yields of Aman Certificate rise to LE 320.5M in 3 banks
  • Banks' deposits record LE 3.33T in December
  • Yields of Aman certificates reach LE 1B

    Permanent Representative to the UN


  • Palestinian amb. at UN hails Egypt's efforts to end violence in Gaza
  • Egypt urges resolving current crises to avoid losing confidence in UN
  • Executive ministries: Main pillars of Al-Sisi's state

    Presidents Chief of Staff


  • US official eyes Israel's Egypt border for Mexico wall ideas: radio
  • Ethiopia PM meets Sisi as Egypt seeks mutual cooperation
  • Trump, Kim sign agreement after historic summit but few specifics

    Chairman of Supreme Court


  • Egypt refers 28 to criminal court for forming illegal group
  • Supreme Constitutional Court bans social solidarity min. from ...
  • Egypt hikes electricity prices as part of austerity measures

    Opposition


  • Egypt's opposition says assailants trashed their party
  • Wave of arrests in Egypt sends alarming message at start of Sisi's ...
  • Egypt's Sisi Clamped Down on Political Opposition—Next Up Is the ...

    Economic News and Data


    GDP

  • World Bank increases Egypt's GDP growth forecast to 5.3% in FY ...
  • Egypt cuts electricity subsidies as part of austerity measures
  • World Bank lifts expectations of Egypt's GDP to 5.3% in 2018/19
  • Can Egypt's education reforms overhaul broken system?
  • UPDATE 1-Egypt's GDP growth for Q3 of 2017/18 fiscal year at 5.4 pct
  • Egypt records GDP of 5.45 in Q3 2017/18: Min.
  • Is Mohamed Salah the hero Egypt needs?
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    Investment

  • Foreign investment crucial if Egypt is to enjoy an economic ...
  • The Egyptian economy: Between growth and greediness
  • Gulf Capital plans over $500m investment to boost growth
  • UK and Egypt welcome progress on trade talks
  • NMC Health signs deal to expand into Saudi Arabia and eyes Egypt ...
  • Recent economic reforms made Egypt investment-magnet country ...
  • Egypt Eyes Sovereign Fund By Year End to Shake Up State Assets
  • Macroeconomic picture improves, yet progress needs to be made on ...
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    Demographics

  • Can Egyptian families be persuaded that less is more?
  • Egypt's ambitious plan to slow population growth
  • Egypt's population: Boom then bust?
  • Two Is Enough: Egypt's Family Planning Project Aims to Curb ...
  • Egypt's Birth Rate Drops as Economic Pressure Mounts
  • Macroeconomic picture improves, yet progress needs to be made on ...
  • Egypt's births reach 2.55M in 2017, rate decline recorded: CAPMAS
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    Export/Import

  • Fuel price hike: Take a look at 10 countries with dirt cheap fuel prices
  • Egypt exports to US increase by 17.5% in 2017
  • Europe allocates 30% of Egypt's readymade garment exports
  • Egypt adopts three-point plan to develop exports: EDA chairperson
  • Trade Exchange between Egypt, Britain hits £447M in Q1 2018
  • In pics: Sisi's key foreign trips in 2014-2018
  • Egypt exports to Russia up by 35% in 2017, minister
  • Afreximbank to organize conference to showcase Intra-African Trade ...
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    Public Spending

  • Egypt's budget deficit rose to EGP 218.1bn during 7M current FY ...
  • State budget favors wealthy as lower-income groups continue to ...
  • Egypt budget highlights 2018-19: Plans and prospects
  • A look at 2016/2017 Budget in Parliament
  • Taxes represent 72% of Egypt's budget in 2017/18: Garhy
  • Egypt tax revenues for Q1 2017/18 rise by 55% yoy to EGP 88.6 ...
  • Cairo, Vibrant and Budget-Friendly, Is Ready Again for the World ...
  • Egypt's budget highlights referred to parliament
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    Public Debt

  • Egypt's debt in both petroleum, electricity sectors amount to over ...
  • Egypt's Debt Hits $82.9 Bn by End of December
  • Egypt sells $715 mln in one-year dollar-denominated T-bills - c.bank
  • Egypt's Debt Risks Losing Shine That Drew $20 Billion in Inflows
  • S&P upgrades Egypt debt rating
  • Egypt's debt interest reaches EGP 173.2 billion in 6 months
  • S&P upgrades Egypt debt rating on better economic outlook
  • Egypt's Debt Is No Longer EM's Juiciest Amid Rush to Buy
  • Egypt's debt in both petroleum, electricity sectors amount to over ...
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    Recent Econ Stats

    MomentCountryEventActualPreviousConsensusForecastpreviewpupdatedreviewrupdated
    2018-05-31EGM2 Money Supply YoY APR21.80%01
    2018-05-17EGOvernight Lending Rate17.75%16.70%01
    2018-05-17EGInterest Rate Decision16.75%15.75%01
    2018-05-15EGUnemployment Rate Q111.30%11.90%01
    2018-05-10EGInflation Rate YoY APR13.30%16.50%01
    2018-05-10EGCore Inflation Rate YoY APR11.59%14.44%01
    2018-05-03EGEmirates NBD PMI APR49.249.401
    2018-05-02EGForeign Exchange Reserves APR$42.611B$ 44.3B01
    2018-04-10EGInflation Rate YoY MAR14.40%13.80%11
    2018-04-10EGCore Inflation Rate YoY MAR11.88%10.10%11