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COVID-19 relief? Where is the government getting the money?
| The cut is just one of a host of measures that explain the government’s COVID-19 budget policy.
23 June 2020
Central Bank of Egypt
8 min read
Declining foreign reserves, explained
| Foreign currency reserves have dropped by about $8 billion since the start of the pandemic
18 May 2020
12 min read
Egypt, corona and the IMF: What do we know about the new loan?
| The IMF plans to hold a meeting on May 11 to consider the Egyptian government's request
6 May 2020
13 min read
Business as usual: Egypt continues to cut social spending in 1st corona budget
| "Now is absolutely not the right time to cut beneficiaries out of food subsidies”
4 May 2020
energy and fuel subsidies
11 min read
Reading the fuel leaves: Why Egypt kept oil prices steady despite plunge in Brent crude benchmark
| The recent decision to barely cut fuel prices left observers bewildered
19 April 2020
14 min read
The impact of coronavirus on ride-hailing services: A story of narrowed livelihoods
| The cutback in benefits was felt by drivers well before the coronavirus outbreak.
7 April 2020
4 min read
Household survey highlights rise in poverty, inequality in Egypt
27 July 2016
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