On a monthly basis, inflation recorded 112.9 points in May 2021, marking an increase of 0.6 percent compared to April 2021, the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) said.
Exports hiked 43.5 percent to reach $3.41 billion in March 2021, compared to $2.38 billion during the same month of 2020.
Egypt’s industrial production index for transformative and extractive industries, excluding crude oil and petroleum products, hiked 12.25 percent, recording LE 116.84 (primary) during March 2021, compared to LE 104.09 (final) during February 2021.
With regard to imports, the total value of petroleum products imports amounted to $1.879 billion during the first quarter of 2021, compared to $2.121 billion during the same quarter of 2020, with a decrease of 11.4 percent.
Trade exchange between Egypt and France recorded $2.2 billion in 2020, compared to $2.4 billion in 2019, with a decrease of 6.9 percent.
The number of Egyptians who gained immigration approvals reached 153 main immigrants and 31 accompanied ones, the report said.
The State's body said the industrial activities that reported an index increase included pharmaceutical and chemical products that reached 114.36 in February 2021 compared to 99.66 in January, recording a 14.74% hike.
On a monthly basis, inflation recorded 110.9 points in March 2021, compared to 110.3 points in February 2021
In a report Monday, it added that remittances from abroad reached 24.4 billion in 2020, representing 6.7 percent of GDP.
CAPMAS pointed to “a big improvement” in individual consumption of meat, pourtly, fish and fruits, which increased by 30 percent, 28.2 percent, 26.7 percent, and 22.9 percent respectively.
On a monthly basis, inflation recorded 110.3 points in February 2021, marking an increase of 0.1 percent compared to January 2021.
CAPMAS said exports inched down 0.1 percent to reach $2.76 billion in December 2020, compared to $2.77 billion during the same month of 2019.
The data showed that this number equals the population of 15 European countries
The number of the patients who were treated at the expense of the state reached 3.625 million in 2019 with a total cost of LE 10.375 billion.
The beverage industry recorded 101.62 during the month of December compared to November, to 104.38, with a decrease of 2.6 percent due to the decrease in demand with the presence of the winter season.
The decrease in the unemployment rate during the last quarter of 2020 is due to the continued return of normal daily activities, after the end of the closure decisions and partial curfew taken by the state to limit the spread of coronavirus.
Net invested capital hit LE 558.1 billion in 2018-2019, in comparison to EGP 519.7 bn in 2017-2018, with a 7.4 percent increase, the CAPMAS' bulletin said.
The area of the cultivated rice crop reached 1.3 million feddans in 2018-2019 compared to 0.9 million feddans in 2017/2018, marking an increase of 51.9 percent.
CAPMAS said exports declined 11.2 percent to reach $2.2billion in November 2020, compared to $2.5 billion during the same month of 2019.
In December 2020, inflation hit 6 percent, compared to 6.8 percent in the same month of prior year.