May 17, 2017 / 6:39 AM / 5 months ago

INDICATORS-Egypt - May 17

    CAIRO, May 17 (Reuters) - 
                                INTEREST RATES
    
              Latest    Last change       Previous
 Central      14.75     03/11/16          11.75
 bank o/n                                 
 deposit                                  
 Central      15.75     03/11/16          12.75
 bank o/n                                 
 lending                                  
 Central      15.25     03/11/16          12.25
 bank                                     
 discount                                 
 rate                                     
 
                             MONTHLY DATA 
                            _____________ 
           Month                 Pvs         Yr ago    
 Urban               31.5        30.9         10.3     
 consumer  Apr                                         
 prices                                                
 (year-on                                              
 -year,                                                
 pct                                                   
 change)                                               
 Core                                                  
 inflatio  Apr       32.06       32.25        9.51     
 n                                                     
 (year-on                                              
 -year,                                                
 pct                                                   
 change)                                               
 Foreign   April      28.6       28.5        17.01     
 reserves                                              
 ($ bln)                                               
 Suez      Mar       $423.9       $375.8               
 Canal                                                 
 revenue                                               
 ($ mln)                                               
 M2        Feb       36.6         41.51      17.5      
 Supply                                                
  (Pct                                                 
 change)                                               
 
                        --- QUARTERLY FIGURES ---
                           BALANCE OF PAYMENTS
                          (millions of dollars) 
                             (*provisional)
           Q2            Q1        Q2  
           2016/17       2016/17   2015/16
 Trade     -9209.8       -8670.7   -9866.8
 balance                           
 Exports   5185.1        5261.4    4399.1
 Oil       1409.4        1525.9    1464.7
 exports                           
 Non-oil   3775.7        3735.5    2934.4
 exports                           
 Imports   -14394.9      -13932.1  -14265.9
 Net       1046.9        1410.7    1821.9
 services                          
 Transfer  4604.1        3394.7    3955.4
 s                                 
 Current   -4666.1       -4983.3   -5367.5
 account                           
 balance                           
 Capital   10526.1       7090.8    4531.1
 &                                 
 financia                          
 l                                 
 account                           
 Net       -732.4        -216.3    1088
 errors/o                          
 missions                          
 Overall   -8910         1891.2    251.6
 balance                           
 
 

                      --- ANNUAL DATA ---
                            (* provisional) 
                    (** source: Central Bank website)     
                
                            2013/2014*     2012/2013*
                 2015/2014                 
                 *                         
                                           
 Balance of      3,724.9    1,478.6        237.0 
 payments                                  
 ($mln)                                    
 Trade balance   -38,785.4  -34,062.7      -30,694.7
 Exports         22,058.2   26,119.0       26,988.1
 Oil exports     8,705.0    12,452.3       13,023.0
 Non-oil         13,353.2   13,666.7       13,965.1
 exports                                   
 Imports         -60,843.6  -60,181.7      -57,682.8
 Net services    4,727.5    978.5          5,039.4
 Goods &         -34,057.9  -33,084.2      -25,655.3
 services                                  
 balance                                   
 Transfers       21,875.7   30,367.9       19,264.9
 Current         -12,182.2  -2,716.3       -6,390.4
 account                                   
 balance                                   
 Capital &       17,633.6   5,294.9        9,773.0
 financial                                 
 account                                   
                    --- LONG-TERM CREDIT RATINGS --- 
Standard & Poors: B-, outlook negative
Moody's B3, outlook stable 
Fitch B, outlook stable 
    
Notes: 
 1. Fiscal year is July 1-June 30.  
 2. Data from Central Bank except for the following: 
Consumer Inflation - Central Agency for Public
Mobilisation and   Statistics   
Suez Canal - Suez Canal Authority
3. Credit ratings from those agencies
4. Quarterly balance of payments figures based on Reuters
calculations
    
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