Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics
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.
It put the value of trade exchange between the two countries at $1.2 billion compared with $1.1 billion last year.
CAPMAS noted that the beverage industry’s index reached 379.92 during July 2021, compared to June 2021, where it reached 368.63, an increase of 3.06 percent, due to the increased demand for beverages in the summer season.
CAPMAS attributed, Monday, the increase in the manufacturing and extractive industries production index in June 2021 to an increase in the beverage industry index to 368.63 during June compared to 325.56 in May, marking an increase of 13.23 percent, due to the increase in demand on drinks in the summer season.
On a monthly basis, inflation recorded 114.4 points in July 2021, marking an increase of 1 percent compared to July 2021, the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) said.
On a monthly basis, inflation recorded 113.2 points in June 2021, marking an increase of 0.3 percent compared to May 2021, the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) said.
The value of production for the food products industry amounted to LE 39.2 billion for the first quarter of 2020, compared to LE 38.2 billion for the first quarter of 2019, with an increase of 2.4 percent, while it amounted to LE 30.0 billion for the fourth quarter 2019, with an increase of 30.6 percent, due to the high demand, according to a statement issued today, Tuesday.