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Number of tourists to Egypt drops by 41% y-o-y: CAPMAS 

The number of tourist arrivals from all countries reached 473,000 during September this year, compared to 802,000 tourists during the same month in 2015—a decrease of 41%, according to the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS). CAPMAS stated in its monthly bulletin this week that the countries that most influenced the rate were …

Daily News Egypt

Deficit in trade balance down by 13.1% in July: CAPMAS

The deficit in the trade balance dropped by 13.1% in July to EGP 30.9bn, compared to EGP 35.6bn in July 2015, according to the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics’ (CAPMAS) monthly bulletin of foreign trade statistics. In a statement issued on Wednesday, CAPMAS noted that the deceleration happened because the value of exports …

Hisham Salah

Only 503,000 tourists visited Egypt in August 2016: CAPMAS

The number of tourist arrivals from all countries reached 503,000 during August 2016 compared to 915,200 tourists during August 2015, a decrease of 45%, according to the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS). CAPMAS stated in its monthly bulletin, issued this week, that the most important countries that influenced the rate of the …

Hossam Mounir

The strike caused severe congestion across Cairo (file photo) (AFP Photo/ Mahmud Hams)

Road accidents cost an estimated EGP 30.2bn in 2015: CAPMAS

The estimated value of the minimum economic cost of road accidents in Egypt in 2015 reached EGP 30.2bn, according to the Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics (CAPMAS). In the agency’s road accidents cost study for Egypt in 2015 issued on Monday, CAPMAS explained that the cost is calculated by using ‘loss of output’ …

Hossam Mounir

Workers in manufacturing industry more prone to injuries than others: CAPMAS

Workers in the manufacturing industry are more likely to get injured during work compared to workers in other fields, according to the Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics (CAPMAS). CAPMAS explained in its annual bulletin of work injury statistics in governmental sector enterprises, public / public business sectors, and the private sector that the …

Hossam Mounir

Egypt exports register EGP 16.6bn in April, imports record EGP 40.5bn: CAPMAS

The value of Egyptian exports reached EGP 16.6bn during April 2016, while imports recorded EGP 40.5bn in the same month, according to the Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics (CAPMAS). CAPMAS stated in its monthly bulletin on foreign trade statistics issued on Monday, that the trade balance deficit reached EGP 23.9bn in April 2016, …

Hossam Mounir

Egypt’s trade deficit declined by 22% in February: CAPMAS

Egypt’s trade deficit declined by about 22% in February 2016 compared to February 2015, according to a report issued on Thursday by the Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics (CAPMAS). The balance of trade is an economic measure of the difference in value between a country’s imports and exports during a given period. According …

Mohamed Ayyad