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  • Majority of Egypt's lawmakers want president to run again
  • Egypt's President Sisi wins huge parliamentary support for a second ...
  • Egypt sets date for presidential election
  • Egypt President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi makes appearance at Coptic ...
  • Former Egyptian prime minister retracts bid for presidency
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  • Netanyahu wanted Egypt to give Palestinians parts of the Sinai: report
  • Ex-Military Chief of Staff to Run in Egyptian Presidential Election
  • Everything set for Egypt's elections; but who are the candidates?!
  • Egypt's growth rate forecast at 4.5% in 2018: WB
  • Global Economy to Edge Up to 3.1 percent in 2018 but Future ...
  • IMF upgrades Egypt's economic growth forecast to 5.5% in FY 2018/19
  • Mideast Money: Surge in foreign fund inflows sets stage for Egyptian ...
  • Egypt's Inflation in Lowest Rate since Floating Currency
  • Egypt's growth rate forecast at 4.5% in 2018: WB
  • Global Economy to Edge Up to 3.1 percent in 2018 but Future ...
  • IMF upgrades Egypt's economic growth forecast to 5.5% in FY 2018/19
  • Mideast Money: Surge in foreign fund inflows sets stage for Egyptian ...
  • Egypt's growth rate forecast at 4.5% in 2018: WB
  • Egypt targets 8% industrial growth this year
  • Mideast Money: Surge in foreign fund inflows sets stage for Egyptian ...
  • Egypt's growth rate expected at 4.5% in 2018: WB
  • New bankruptcy law boosts investment climate
  • Dubai: Union Properties investment arm acquires stake in Egypt ...
  • Egypt's growth rate forecast at 4.5% in 2018: WB
  • Egypt targets 8% industrial growth this year
  • Mideast Money: Surge in foreign fund inflows sets stage for Egyptian ...
  • Already crowded, Egypt struggles with 'catastrophic' population growth
  • Egypt is facing a population 'catastrophe'
  • Egypt struggles against population 'catastrophe'
  • Op-Ed: Understanding the potential behind public and private ...
  • Egypt to build water treatment plant amid growing supply concerns
  • Egypt struggles against population catastrophe
  • Egypt, Eritrea leaders meet as Nile tensions rise
  • Growth rate of Egypt's exports reaches 7.4% in 2016
  • UPDATE 1-Egypt targets 5 pct GDP growth by end-2017/18 ...
  • Egypt exports seen up 10% to reach $22 billion
  • Egypt agricultural exports up 12.1 pct in first half 2017
  • Egypt's exports to Kenya increase 30% year-on-year in H1 of 2017 ...
  • Egypt's Carbon Holdings aims to start building Tahrir petrochemicals ...
  • Egypt expects to agree Russian industrial zone before year-end
  • Egypt aims to reverse bans on agricultural exports
  • Cairo, Vibrant and Budget-Friendly, Is Ready Again for the World ...
  • Egypt's current foreign funding portfolio stood at $25.5 bln in June ...
  • Business as Usual
  • Egypt's Budget, Energy Price Rises Show Fiscal Commitment
  • Egypt Budget Deficit Hits 5-Year Low After Cost-Cutting Measures
  • 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 current foreign funding portfolio stood at $25.5 bln in June ...
  • Business as Usual
  • "A sign of crisis"
  • Average yields on Egypt's 3- and 7-year T-bonds rise at auction
  • Egypt's Debt Is No Longer EM's Juiciest Amid Rush to Buy
  • Average yields on Egyptian three and seven-year T-bonds fall
  • Foreign investment in Egypt's debt tops $17bn since currency float
  • Foreign Holdings of Egypt Debt Reach $7.5 Billion, Official Says
  • Egypt's debt up to LE 3.7 trillion: finance minister

    Egypt Leaders


    President


  • Former army chief to run for president in Egypt
  • Majority of Egypt's lawmakers want president to run again
  • Egypt sets date for presidential election

    Speaker of Parliament


  • Egypt Opens Criminal Inquiry Over New York Times Article
  • Egypt's parliament urges Sisi to run again for president
  • Egypt poised to approve changes to citizenship law

    Prime Minister


  • Ahmed Shafiq: Egyptian ex-PM withdraws from election
  • Netanyahu wanted Egypt to give Palestinians parts of the Sinai: report
  • Egypt Opens Criminal Inquiry Over New York Times Article

    Deputy Prime Minister


  • 'Investigations proved role of 2 siege countries in QNA hacking'
  • UK PM May to reshuffle cabinet
  • Egypt's recognition of Kosovo was "only verbal" - report

    Minister of Economy


  • Egypt's finance minister expects inflation rate below 20 percent next ...
  • Egypt to run candidates for COMESA secretary-general post
  • Egypt's finance minister expects inflation rate below 20% next month

    Minister of Agriculture


  • Egypt's agriculture ministry to revise legislation governing quarantine
  • Parliament Approves Tougher Penalties for Building on Arable Lands
  • Shoukry, Tanzanian counterpart talk mutual ties Wednesday

    Minister of Culture


  • Looking at Egyptian-Eritrean relations
  • French minister dismisses concerns over Macron's fake news law plan
  • Saudi royal handouts to cost about $13 billion: minister

    Minister of Defense


  • Egypt: Defense Minister, Chief of Staff Greet Pope Tawadros Over ...
  • Egypt air base attack kills officer in North Sinai: military statement
  • Sudan: Defense Minister Meets Egyptian Intelligence Delegation

    Minister of Education


  • Regent Business School signs MOU with Egyptian Higher Education ...
  • Al-Azhar, Higher Education Ministry co-produce 3D animation ...
  • One mn tablets to be distributed to high school students: Minister of ...

    Minister of Energy


  • World Bank agency to provide credit facilities for Egyptian solar ...
  • Egypt's gas transmission strategy
  • UPDATE 1-Egypt's finance minister expects inflation rate below 20 ...

    Minister of Finance


  • UPDATE 1-Egypt's finance minister expects inflation rate below 20 ...
  • Egypt's finance minister expects inflation rate below 20 pct next month
  • Finance Minister approves LE 3.7B in allocations for December

    Minister of Foreign Affairs


  • Egypt has not received responses on GERD suggestion: FM
  • Shoukry, Tanzanian counterpart talk mutual ties Wednesday
  • Egypt First

    Minister of Internal Affairs


  • Israel said to complain to Egypt over exclusion from diplomatic ...
  • Sudan- Egypt Relations Further Strained over Territorial Dispute ...
  • Shafiq quit Egypt election bid after threats of 'sex tape' and ...

    Minister of Justice


  • South Korea plans to ban cryptocurrency trading, rattles market
  • Sudan- Egypt Relations Further Strained over Territorial Dispute ...
  • Polish PM reshuffles his Cabinet ahead of key EU visit

    Minister of Health


  • Egypt leading country in eliminating HCV: Health minister
  • Health min.: Egypt is leading country in eliminating HCV
  • What you need to know about Egypt's universal health insurance law?

    Minister of Infrastructure


  • EXCLUSIVE: How Egypt will aid in rebuilding the Iraqi infrastructure
  • Egypt to hike railway ticket prices by 20-25%, larger increases for ...
  • Russian media outlet promotes tourism to Egypt

    Minister of Sports


  • Acting PM chairs meeting to follow up ongoing projects
  • Egypt: Sisi Bestows Sport Medal On Athletes Winning Trophies in ...
  • Egypt/Ghana: Youth Min., EFA President Head for Ghana

    Director of State Security Service


  • Egypt Opens Criminal Inquiry Over New York Times Article
  • Egypt poised to approve changes to citizenship law
  • Uzbek leader says he will curb power of state security service

    Chairman National Bank


  • Marseilia Group And Amlak Finance Ink Deal For Cairo Project
  • Amlak Finance, Marseilia Group Sign MoU for Urban Project in Cairo
  • Marseilia Group and Amlak Finance sign MoU to develop urban ...

    Permanent Representative to the UN


  • Egypt denies report on acceptance of US Jerusalem move
  • SIS refutes New York Times' report on Egyptian Leaders ...
  • Egypt's Representative to UN - Any Attempt to Change Al Quds ...

    Presidents Chief of Staff


  • Ex-Military Chief of Staff to Run in Egyptian Presidential Election
  • Majority of Egypt's lawmakers want president to run again
  • Ex-military chief of staff to run in Egyptian presidential electio

    Chairman of Supreme Court


  • New trade union law undermines freedom of association in Egypt
  • Mainstream promises share trading by year-end after Scottish deal
  • Will Morsi survive? A look at ongoing trials, charges

    Opposition


  • Egypt poised to approve changes to citizenship law
  • Egypt sets date for presidential election
  • Egypt, Eritrea Leaders Meet as Nile Tensions Rise

    Economic News and Data


    GDP

  • Space City would contribute 10% to Egypt's GDP
  • How Uber and Its Rivals Are Beating the Middle East's Most ...
  • Op-Ed: Understanding the potential behind public and private ...
  • Sukari gold mine's reserves rise to 8M ounces
  • Centamin Egypt output beats estimates, raising forecast for 2018
  • Egypt Infrastructure Tracker 2017: Analysis of Egypts Key ...
  • Huge potential for Islamic banking in Egypt; lack of political will ...
  • Space City would contribute 10% to Egypt's GDP
  • How Uber and Its Rivals Are Beating the Middle East's Most ...
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    Investment

  • Egypt's growth rate forecast at 4.5% in 2018: WB
  • Egypt targets 8% industrial growth this year
  • Mideast Money: Surge in foreign fund inflows sets stage for Egyptian ...
  • Egypt's growth rate expected at 4.5% in 2018: WB
  • New bankruptcy law boosts investment climate
  • Dubai: Union Properties investment arm acquires stake in Egypt ...
  • Egypt's growth rate forecast at 4.5% in 2018: WB
  • Egypt targets 8% industrial growth this year
  • Mideast Money: Surge in foreign fund inflows sets stage for Egyptian ...
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    Demographics

  • Already crowded, Egypt struggles with 'catastrophic' population growth
  • Egypt is facing a population 'catastrophe'
  • Egypt struggles against population 'catastrophe'
  • Op-Ed: Understanding the potential behind public and private ...
  • Egypt to build water treatment plant amid growing supply concerns
  • Egypt struggles against population catastrophe
  • Egypt, Eritrea leaders meet as Nile tensions rise
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    Export/Import

  • Growth rate of Egypt's exports reaches 7.4% in 2016
  • UPDATE 1-Egypt targets 5 pct GDP growth by end-2017/18 ...
  • Egypt exports seen up 10% to reach $22 billion
  • Egypt agricultural exports up 12.1 pct in first half 2017
  • Egypt's exports to Kenya increase 30% year-on-year in H1 of 2017 ...
  • Egypt's Carbon Holdings aims to start building Tahrir petrochemicals ...
  • Egypt expects to agree Russian industrial zone before year-end
  • Egypt aims to reverse bans on agricultural exports
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    Public Spending

  • Cairo, Vibrant and Budget-Friendly, Is Ready Again for the World ...
  • Egypt's current foreign funding portfolio stood at $25.5 bln in June ...
  • Business as Usual
  • Egypt's Budget, Energy Price Rises Show Fiscal Commitment
  • Egypt Budget Deficit Hits 5-Year Low After Cost-Cutting Measures
  • 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 current foreign funding portfolio stood at $25.5 bln in June ...
  • Business as Usual
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    Public Debt

  • "A sign of crisis"
  • Average yields on Egypt's 3- and 7-year T-bonds rise at auction
  • Egypt's Debt Is No Longer EM's Juiciest Amid Rush to Buy
  • Average yields on Egyptian three and seven-year T-bonds fall
  • Foreign investment in Egypt's debt tops $17bn since currency float
  • Foreign Holdings of Egypt Debt Reach $7.5 Billion, Official Says
  • Egypt's debt up to LE 3.7 trillion: finance minister
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    Recent Econ Stats

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    2017-12-29EGM2 Money Supply YoY NOV40.48%10
    2017-12-28EGInterest Rate Decision18.75%18.75%
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    2017-12-28EGOvernight Lending Rate19.75%19.75%
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    2017-12-10EGInflation Rate YoY NOV30.80%29.50%
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    2017-12-10EGCore Inflation Rate YoY NOV30.53%23.10%
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    2017-12-05EGForeign Exchange Reserves NOV$36.725B$36.703B$ 40.1B
  • UPDATE 1-Egypt repays $4 bln of debt to African Export-Import Bank
  • Macron's African Ambitions
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    2017-11-30EGM2 Money Supply YoY OCT39.72%11
    2017-11-16EGUnemployment Rate Q311.98%12.3%10
    2017-11-16EGInterest Rate Decision18.75%18.75%
  • Egyptian exports fall in value
  • IS claims attack in Egypt's Sinai that killed 23 soldiers
  • Egypt Wants To Help Restore Indian Museum's 4000-Year-Old ...
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