Economy
Declining foreign reserves, explained
Beesan Kassab | Foreign currency reserves have dropped by about $8 billion since the start of the pandemic
Ghazl al-Mahalla: Beleaguered public company steps up to help combat pandemic
Omaima Ismail | The company's move will eventually increase domestic face mask production by nearly 30 percent
Egypt, corona and the IMF: What do we know about the new loan?
Beesan Kassab | The IMF plans to hold a meeting on May 11 to consider the Egyptian government's request
Business as usual: Egypt continues to cut social spending in 1st corona budget
Beesan Kassab | "Now is absolutely not the right time to cut beneficiaries out of food subsidies”
Facing both poverty and the virus, informal workers keep working and losing work
Omaima Ismail | Fatma Gamal, a mother of five, says her whole family has been put out of work because of the virus.
Reading the fuel leaves: Why Egypt kept oil prices steady despite plunge in Brent crude benchmark
Beesan Kassab | The recent decision to barely cut fuel prices left observers bewildered
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As COVID-19 panic builds, pharmacy shelves run out of vital drugs
Hadeer El-Mahdawy | People are sensing that there is a crisis, so they are also buying more.
The impact of coronavirus on ride-hailing services: A story of narrowed livelihoods
Beesan Kassab | The cutback in benefits was felt by drivers well before the coronavirus outbreak.
 
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