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Latest in Tag: egyptian pound

Egyptian pound’s value drops by 98% since 1979

According to data collected from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Bloomberg, and Beltone research, the Egyptian pound lost a lot of its value during the past four decades. Since 1979, the pound has lost approximately 98% of its value. Now, the pound can buy only 2% of what it could back in 1979, and is …

Hisham Salah

Exports increased after Egyptian pound’s flotation: Minister of Industry and Trade 

Minister of Industry and Trade Tarek Kabil said that the flotation of the Egyptian pound has helped promote the country’s exports and limit its imports, according to a statement issued by Beltone Financial on Wednesday. Kabil added during Beltone Financial’s “Africa’s Era, Egypt’s Moment” conference, which is currently being held, that “the 2011 revolution impacted …

Hisham Salah

Making ends meet as prices skyrocket

While price increases and inflation are inevitable for any country, in recent months Egypt has seen unprecedented price hikes which have severely impacted families’ cost of living. In the wake of the Egyptian pound flotation, subsidy cuts, and higher fuel prices, the average family’s monthly income does not stretch nearly as far as it used …

Hisham Salah