Hossam El Din's statements are made amid an expected rise in prices due to the devaluation of the Egyptian pound on Thursday.
In light of volatile economies the world faces nowadays, Bloomberg reviewed Egypt's economy in a report, referring to it as the traders’ refuge from volatility.
The ministerial decree issued in January amending the medicine prices included a review in August, but nothing has been issued yet, Pharmaceuticals Chamber said.
Egyptian financial services group Beltone Financial will launch a $1 billion investment fund in fixed income instruments in September.
Egypt’s exports increased 9.4 percent to $14 billion in the period between November 2016 and June 2017, after the devaluation.
Qatar is unlikely to devaluate its riyal on strong foreign reserves and balance sheets, London-based consultancy Capital Economics predicted Sunday.
Fitch Ratings warned Tuesday that some Egyptian banks are still at risk and facing difficulties to meet minimum regulatory capital requirements due to the Egyptian currency’s weakness, following its flotation in November, and high exposure to foreign-curr