Economic Growth

Egypt has best economic growth in 11 years- Sisi

Sat, 30 Nov 2019 - 09:09 GMT

Egypt achieved its best economic growth in 11 years, despite the global economic slowdown and international and regional instability, President Abdel Fattah El Sisi said Friday.

Egypt pumps public investments exceeding LE 960B in 4 years: Min.

Sun, 16 Dec 2018 - 11:22 GMT

This came during her speech at the opening session of the fourth edition ofAl-Sadat Academy for Management Sciences' conference, entitled "From Economic Growth to Economic Happiness."

Egypt’s BOT rises by 15 percent in 1st half of 2018

Sun, 05 Aug 2018 - 09:38 GMT

Imports and exports increased by 14 and 16 percent, respectively.

Egypt achieves highest economic growth in 10 years

Thu, 02 Aug 2018 - 09:23 GMT

Investment and exports make up 74 percent of that growth.

Growth to help CEE currencies shake off impact of dollar rally

Thu, 07 Jun 2018 - 09:50 GMT

Twelve-month median forecasts for their euro exchange rates changed little relative to a poll conducted a month ago.

World Bank raises Egypt’s expected economic growth to 5%

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 - 02:52 GMT

The World Bank anticipated the gross domestic product to record 5 percent in 2018 and 5.5 percent in 2019, reaching 5.8 percent by 2020.

Dollar rises on Powell's economic outlook, stocks slip

Thu, 01 Mar 2018 - 07:37 GMT

The dollar index gained 0.34 percent, with the euro down 0.27 percent to $1.2198. The Japanese yen firmed 0.55 percent versus the greenback at 106.73 per dollar.

IMF upgrades Egypt’s economic growth forecast to 5.5% in FY 2018/19

Thu, 21 Dec 2017 - 10:45 GMT

With receiving the latest tranche, the IMF would have paid a total value of $6.08 billion to Egypt.

Egypt’s industrial growth jumps 30% in 2017

Sat, 02 Dec 2017 - 11:26 GMT

The investment growth rate in the industrial sector hikes by 30 percent in 2017, Mahmoud Soliman told Egypt Today on Saturday.

Dollar steady as strong U.S. data supports; tax bill progress eyed

Wed, 29 Nov 2017 - 09:40 GMT

The dollar was steady against a basket of currencies on Wednesday, supported by strong U.S. third-quarter economic growth data.

Egypt’s plan to combat imminent threat of overpopulation

Sun, 05 Nov 2017 - 10:29 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi described overpopulation as a threat that is no less dangerous than terrorism.

Bank of England set to raise rates for first time since 2007

Thu, 02 Nov 2017 - 12:26 GMT

The Bank of England looks set to raise interest rates for the first time in more than 10 years on Thursday.

China economy shows solid momentum as party meets

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 - 08:42 GMT

China’s economic growth looked set to accelerate for the first time in seven years this year, after hardly skipping a beat in the third quarter.

European stocks to face central bank test after strong 2017

Thu, 05 Oct 2017 - 09:44 GMT

European shares are set to end 2017 with close to double-digit gains, supported by a recovery in economic growth and corporate earnings.

World shares extend run of record highs, dollar eases

Wed, 04 Oct 2017 - 03:10 GMT

World shares extended a run of record highs on Tuesday on signs of strong economic growth, while the dollar was slightly weaker against the euro.

UAE vice president praises significant economic growth in Egypt

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 - 02:30 GMT

Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum on Monday received visiting Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi and his accompanying delegation.

US STOCKS-Wall St rises with focus on strong economy

Wed, 30 Aug 2017 - 08:06 GMT

U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday after stronger-than-expected U.S. economic growth outweighed concerns about escalating tensions between the US and N. Korea.

S&P maintains Qatar Petroleum rating at AA-

Tue, 29 Aug 2017 - 03:15 GMT

S&P’s assessment came as a result of QP's critical role in supporting the Qatari economy.

Reasons for S&P’s negative outlook for Qatar’s economy

Sun, 27 Aug 2017 - 01:05 GMT

Qatar’s economy outlook was affirmed at AA-/A-1+ for long and short term foreign and local currency sovereign ratings.

Egypt's economic structure becomes more sustainable: CBE

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 - 11:52 GMT

The Central Bank of Egypt's (CBE) Monetary Policy Committee decided to keep interest rates on hold.