Research and analysis

Egypt: economic update - October

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Latest economic news from the Embassy in Cairo.


Egypt’s sees a pickup in economic activity but it has yet to trickle down to unemployment and poverty indicators which are still high at 13.3% and 26% respectively. Gulf funds help stabilise Egypt’s external accounts which saw a $1.5 billion surplus in FY2014.