Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics
Egypt’s production index of manufacturing and extractive industries for June (excluding crude oil and petroleum products) reached 103.21 in June 2023, dropping by 1.43 percent compared to 104.71 in May 2023
The value of natural and liquefied gas exports declined by 12.2 percent to $1.33 billion during the same period in 2023, compared to $1.52 billion in January and February 2022
On a monthly basis, inflation recorded 166.5 points in March 2023, recording a 3.2 percent increase compared to March 2023, according to the state-statistic body’s data.
The index of the food products industry increased by19.3 percent during last January to reach 155.21, compared to 130.4 points in the previous December, in order to increase production to cover the needs of the market with the advent of the Ramadan season.
According to the state-statistic body’s data, the annual inflation rate rose to 32.9 percent in February 2023, compared to 26.5 percent in January 2023, and 9 percent in February 2022.
Qatari investments in Egypt increased 2 percent to $518.3 million during the fiscal year 2021/2022, compared to $507.9 million during the fiscal year 2020/2021.
The production index of ready-to-wear clothes recorded 114.25 in October 2022 compared with 107.94 in September, recording an increase of 6.04 percent, according to the CAPMAS.
CAPMAS elaborated that exports decreased 3.3 percent, recording $3.75 billion in June 2022, compared to $3.88 billion during the same month of 2021.
On a monthly basis, inflation recorded 131.7 points in August 2022, recording a 0.5 percent increase compared to July 2022, the CAPMAS said.
It noted that the beverage industry index reached 474.07 during June 2022, compared to 365.90 in May 2022, an increase of 29.56 percent, due to production increase in the summer season.
Trade exchange between Egypt and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) rose 1.4 percent to about $1.2 billion during the first quarter of 2022, compared to $1.1 billion during the same period in 2021.
Exports increased 18.3 percent, recording $4.01 billion in May 2022, compared to $3.39 billion during the same month of 2021.
Youth aged 18-29 constitutes 40.2 percent of the workforce in Egypt with men representing 64.1 percent of these youth, Egypt’s Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) said, citing data of 2022.
The annual urban inflation rate also hiked in July to 13.6 percent, compared to 13.2 percent in June, according to the state-statistic body’s data.
Egypt’s exports to Bahrain amounted to $450.7 million in 2021, compared to $139.3 million in 2020, marking an increase of 223.5 percent.
CAPMAS has updated the index methodology using the base year 2012/2013 and at the level of the industrial activity indices according to the Industrial Activity Index (ISIC Rev.4) and using the monthly index (for producer prices based on 2012/2013).
CAPMAS clarified in a statement, Tuesday, that the estimate of the size of the labor force recorded 29.653 million individuals, compared to 29.380 million individuals during the previous quarter, marking an increase of 0.9 percent.
The pharmaceutical, chemical and pharmaceutical industries’ index reached 129.32 during November 2021, compared to 114.45 in October 2021, with an increase of 12.99 percent, due to the increase in the demand for medicines in light of the coronavirus crisis.
Egypt’s annual consumer price inflation recorded 7.3 percent in October 2021, compared to 4.6 percent in October 2020.
Exports hiked 50.5 percent to reach $3.26 billion in August 2021, compared to $2.17 billion during the same month of 2020.