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Country develops comprehensive plan to control population growth rates, which will be implemented as of early next year 2021: Planning Minister
The agency is continuing to use the updated index methodology, using the base year 2012/2013 and the level of main industrial activity divisions according to the Manual on Industrial Activity (ISIC Rev.4). The methodology also took into account the monthly figure for producer prices based on 2012/2013 data.
Employed Egyptians reach 26,110 million in Q3 2020, up from 24,115 million in Q2 2020
The agency added that the monthly CPI-U stood at 1.8% in October, up from 0.3% in September.
Non-oil exports see slight downturn to total $18.76bn in 2020, against $19.23bn last year
The total exports value of non-petroleum products reached $25.5bn in 2019, compared to $24.6bn in 2018, reflecting an increase of 3.9%. At the same time, the total value of exports of petroleum products and electricity increased 5.3% to reach $5.0bn in 2019, compared to $4.7bn in 2018.
Egypt’s real annual GDP growth decreases 0.6% in Q3 of FY 2019/20 compared to Q3 of FY 2018/19
The number of paid “protesto” cases reached 5,446 in 2019, compared to 4,791 cases in 2018, reflecting a 13.7% increase of 655 cases.
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.
Dependence on aid decreased with easing of precautionaries to confront pandemic, survey shows
Whole country’s CPI recorded 107.5 points for September
The international day marks the 2008 decision by the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) to enhance the idea of decent work, to ensure that employees receive their main rights, especially regarding decent work and dignity.
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
Half of families involved in CAPMAS study resort to borrowing to manage daily life, 17% depend on aid, 5.4% get irregular workers’ grant
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.
Average annual spending on smoking for Egyptian family with one or more smokers is about EGP 5,798
General increase in technology use in 2019, due to wider access at home
Egypt’s exports rise by 3.3% to $2.69bn in same month
Egypt ranks 166th in 2020 World Press Freedom Index
Total of 750 patents granted by Egyptian Patent Office in 2019
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.