TOPIC 2018/19 budget
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People, the government and businessmen: Who drafts the budget and who stands to benefit?
Waad Ahmed | A discussion on how a more transparent and participatory budget can promote economic justice
State budget favors wealthy as lower-income groups continue to disproportionately shoulder tax burden
Waad Ahmed | Parliament passed Egypt’s state budget for the fiscal year 2018/9, which will begin in July, on Tuesday.
As Egyptians brace for further increases in living costs, government announces social spending package
Waad Ahmed | Ahead of anticipated austerity measures, Parliament has approved a new social spending package
How to make LE89 bn in fuel subsidies disappear: Egyptians brace for steep price hikes
Waad Ahmed | What will it mean for Egypt to try to meet the 2019 deadline for liberalizing fuel prices?
 
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Food subsidies to increase by marginal 5% in upcoming state budget as austerity measures continue
Real wages for public sector employees drop in FY 2018/19 state budget
 
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