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A CAPMAS report issued on Tuesday added that Egypt’s exports declined by 9.4% to $1.91bn during August 2020, versus $2.11bn for the same month of previous year.
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Whole country’s CPI recorded 107.5 points for September
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Primary data showed index (excluding crude oil and petroleum products) stood at 97.39 during July 2020
The agency pointed out that the illiteracy rate among Egyptian females stood at 30.8%, or 10.6 million, compared to the 21.1%, or 7.8 million, reported among Egyptian males.
Egypt sees trade deficit of $3.30bn in June 2020
The latest figures reflect a 13.8% decline in terms of unit construction and 11.5% decline in investments on the previous year, with 326,300 units built in 2017/2018 at an investment of EGP 106.9bn.
Imports of medicines and pharmaceuticals recorded a decrease of 12.7%
The report, issued on Wednesday, noted that the country’s trade deficit stood at $2.59bn during May 2020, down the $4.05bn in May 2019
Egyptian exports to US equivalent to 7.2% of Egypt’s total exports in 2019
Decline attributed to decreased value of some commodities, including fertilisers, petroleum products, and assorted edibles
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The March 2020 figures compare to the $4.38bn reported in the same month of the previous year, marking a decrease of 38.6%.
CAPMAS explained that the consumer price index (CPI) totalled 107.7 points in May, registering an increase of 0.1% over April.
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As for the annual inflation, it fell to 4.6% in March, compared to 4.9% in the preceding month, and 13.8% in March 2019.
Accordingly, the annual core inflation rate recorded 1.9% in February 2020, compared to 2.7% in January 2020.
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Exports of crude oil, ready-made clothes, plastics, fruits have increased, says report
The rise was supported by increase in prices of meat, poultry, and vegetables on monthly basis
The CAPMAS attributed the decrease in exports value to the decrease of some commodities, such as petroleum products by 31.1%, crude oil by 17.2 %, fertilisers by 20.1%, plastics by 4.1%.
However, the annual inflation rate during December 2019 decreased compared to December 2018, when it recorded 11.1% at the time
Unfortunately, Egypt’s export value decreased by 2.7% in September, amounting to $2.37 bn during September, down from $ 2.43 bn in September 2018, the CAPMAS added in its monthly bulletin of Foreign Trade Data.
The CAPMAS added in its annual bulletin of foreign trade 2018 that the total value of exports of non-petroleum reached $24.6bn in 2018, up from $22.5bn in 2017, an increase of 9.3%.
CAPMAS also stated that the rate of enrollment in university education in the Arab region is 32.52% for males, 33.51% for females, compared to 31.65% for males, and 32.32% for females in Egypt.