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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.
Value of postal accounts increase 21.2% in 2018/2019
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.
The labour force estimated at 28.4 million person in Q3 compared to 28.1 million people in the previous quarter, an increase of 1.2%. The urban labor force reached 12.4 million individuals and the labour force in rural areas reached 16 million individuals.
The total number of students enrolled in higher education reached 3.104 million students during the academic year 2018/19, compared to 2.985 million students during 2017/18, an increase of 4%.
The CAPMAS report added that food products index recorded reached 149.97 in August
It aims to provide favourable climate for SME growth, says Gamea
World Habitat day was approved by the United Nations General Assembly for the first Monday of October annually, aiming to provide access to adequate shelter as a basic human right. The day also serves as a reminder of the world’s responsibility to shape the future.
Some experts suggest citizens cannot yet feel decline due to other services not included by CAPMAS
According to CAPMAS, the unsettled protesto cases decreased by 37.3% to 12,500 cases in 2018, down from 19,935 cases in 2017.
The CAPMAS explained in its annual bulletin of births and deaths statistics in 2018, that the sex ratio at birth in Egypt is still the same as it was in 2017, which is 105 male /100 female.
G7 net investments in Egypt up 5.7% in H1 of FY 2018/19