Egypt's Information and Decision Support Center launches app offering 2K types of data



Mon, 22 Feb 2021 - 12:22 GMT


Mon, 22 Feb 2021 - 12:22 GMT

Mobile apps – Wikimedia Commons

Mobile apps – Wikimedia Commons

CAIRO – 22 February 2021: The Information and Decision Support Center (IDSC) released Monday a mobile app carrying the same name, IDSC, which makes available 2,000 indexes, ratings, and values locally and internationally, including figures pertinent to financial markets, exchange rates, and stock exchanges.


Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli received a report on the project from the center's chief, Osama al-Gawhary, for that it is affiliated to the Cabinet.


Madbouli stated that the app is aimed at making available correct information in order to raise the awareness of people on various matters making good use of digital technology. He also pointed out that the step is within the mission of the center whose main responsibility is providing correct information and studies that support the decision-making process in the country.  


Gawhary clarified that the app includes the prices of over 76 goods locally and internationally, such as oil, natural gas, minerals, and certain crops. The 1,000 local indexes contain the prices of vegetables, fruits, meat, fertilizers, and construction material.


Other types of figures are embodied in the state budget, inflation rate, investment, GDP, monetary data, population size and natural increase.


The official pointed out that the evolution of the values of many goods, markets, and aspects over a span of 10 years or more is also available.


Further, the app consists of a section dubbed "The Latest Views" consisting of key international reports, op-eds from international publications, and news most reported by local media. The average number of articles of the sort posted on the app weekly is 400.


The app contains the studies conducted by the center either, as well as the infographs it releases every now and then.



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