Latest in Highlight
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 …
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 …
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 …
The value of deposited amounts in postal savings funds reached EGP 100.6bn in the fiscal year (FY) 2015/2016, according to a report by the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS). This is compared to EGP 88.3bn in FY 2014/2015. The increase of 14% is said to be due to confidence in post offices …
The sector saw an increase in short- and medium-term loans owing to “enablers” for farmers to settle their debts, according to the press release
The consumer price index (CPI) for August registered an increase of 2% compared to July, CAPMAS reported on Thursday.
Agency recommends integrated national system for information about SMEs be formed; procedures to obtain financing at low interest rates be facilitated
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’ …
The percentage of the population under the poverty line jumped from 26.3% in 2012/2013 to 27.8% in 2014/2015, according to 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 …
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, …
61.3% decline in Russian tourists; Saudis account for 31.2% of total tourists coming to Egypt from the Middle East
CPI is a measure of changes in the purchasing power of currency and the rate of inflation.
Total index for the manufacturing of motor vehicles, trailers, and semi-trailers recorded an increase of 17.2% during April
Egypt grain imports from US decline by 56.7%
Annual inflation rate rose to 12.9% in May compared to last year
Western Europe accounted for 35% of tourists coming to Egypt, while the flow of tourists coming from Russia declined
The agency issued its annual bulletin on finance indicators of public business and public sector companies, except banks and insurance companies, for FY 2014/2015 on Tuesday.
The agency stated in its annual bulletin issued on Sunday that the decline in reclaimed land is caused by the reduction of cooperative societies provisions of reclaimed land
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 …
The report has further elaborated that 36.1% of unemployed individuals in the 15-29 age range have completed secondary or higher education
Average weekly wage for male employees in public sector is EGP 1,042 compared to EGP 1,200 for women, says CAPMAS
Transport Ministry estimates the cost of traffic accidents at about EGP 17bn per year, the highest in the world
The Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) issued on Thursday its annual bulletin of statistics and financial indicators for banks, insurance, currency exchange, and brokerage companies for fiscal year (YR) 2014/2015.
Exports fall short by EGP 10.6bn, compared to EGP 32.9bn in imports in January
The annual inflation rate in March 2016 decreased to 9.2% compared to March 2015, says CAPMAS
Decrease in inbound tourism from Russia behind the decline, says report
Coke and petroleum products represent the most important economic activities, contributing to 20.4% of the industrial production value, followed by the food production industry with 12.9%, and then the iron and steel industry activity by 5.9%
The total length of stay by all visiting tourists was 84.1m nights during 2015, compared to 97.3m nights during 2014, a decrease of 13.5%
A total of 363,500 tourists visited Egypt from around the world in January 2016, a registered decrease of 46.3%, according to a press release by the Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics (CAPMAS) Wednesday