Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics
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.
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.
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.
In its monthly bulletin on foreign trade data, CAPMAS said exports declined 8.4 percent to reach $2.5 billion in January 2021, compared to $2.72 billion during the same month of 2020.
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 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.
In its annual report, the CAPMAS added that the individuals contributed by 95.8 percent of the total amount of the bank deposit balances for the household sector.
In its monthly bulletin on foreign trade data, CAPMAS said exports declined 2.8 percent to reach $2.3 billion in September 2020, compared to $2.4 billion during the same month of 2019.
Egypt's imports from the Nile Basin countries have dropped by 4.6 percent in 2019 to reach $0.64 billion, compared with $0.67 billion in the previous year, the CAPMAS added.
On a monthly basis, inflation recorded 109.9 points in October 2020, marking an increase of 2.3 percent compared to September 2020,
This came in a study on the impact of COVID 19 pandemic on the life of Egyptian family on Monday.
CAPMAS said exports declined 15 percent to reach $2.15 billion in July 2020, compared to $2.53 billion during the same month of 2019.