May 17, 2018 / 5:57 AM / 3 days ago

INDICATORS-Egypt - May 22

    CAIRO, May 22 (Reuters) - 
                                INTEREST RATES
    
              Latest    Last change       Previous
 Central      16.75     29/03/18          17.75
 bank o/n                                 
 deposit                                  
 Central      17.75     29/03/18          18.75
 bank o/n                                 
 lending                                  
 Central      17.25     29/03/18          18.25
 bank                                     
 discount                                 
 rate                                     
 
                             MONTHLY DATA 
                            _____________ 
           Month                   Pvs         Yr ago    
 Urban                                         31.5      
 consumer  April       13.1        13.3                  
 prices                                                  
 (year-on                                                
 -year,                                                  
 pct                                                     
 change)                                                 
 Core                                                    
 inflatio  April       11.62       11.59       32.06     
 n                                                       
 (year-on                                                
 -year,                                                  
 pct                                                     
 change)                                                 
 Foreign   April       44.030      42.611       28.5     
 reserves                                                
 ($ bln)                                                 
 Suez      March        463        435.8        423.9    
 Canal                                                   
 revenue                                                 
 ($ mln)                                                 
 M2        March        21.85 pct   25.4 pct             
 Supply                                                  
  (Pct                                                   
 change)                                                 
 

                        --- QUARTERLY FIGURES ---
                           BALANCE OF PAYMENTS
                          (millions of dollars) 
                             (*provisional)
           Q2             Q1       Q2  
           2017/18*       2017/18  2016/17*
                          *        
 Trade     -18747.8       -8924.2  -9209.8
 balance                           
 Exports   12055.1        5839.4   5185.1
 Imports   -30802.9       -14781.  -14394.9
                          8        
 Net       5310.0         2847.3   1046.9
 services                          
 Transfer  13072.5        5975.3   4604.1
 s                                 
 Current   -3389.6        -1639.1  -4666.1
 account                           
 balance                           
 Capital   10427.5        6228.6   10526.1
 &                                 
 financia                          
 l                                 
 account                           
 Net       -1993.2        487.9    -732.4
 errors/o                          
 missions                          
 Overall   515.2          5077.4   -8910
 balance                           
 
 

                      --- ANNUAL DATA ---
                            (* provisional) 
                    (** source: Central Bank website)     
                
                            2015/2016*     2014/2015*
                 2016/2017                 
                 *                         
                                           
 Balance of      13,717.2   -2,813.0       3,724.9
 payments                                  
 ($mln)                                    
 Trade balance   -35,435.1  -37,606.2      -38,785.4
 Exports         21,687.0   18,704.6       22,058.2
 Oil exports     6,548.3    5,674.3        8705.0
 Non-oil         15,138.7   13,030.3       13,353.2
 exports                                   
 Imports         -57,122.1  -56,310.8      -60,843.6
 Net services    6,811.1    2,061.7        4,727.5
 Goods &                    -35,544.5      -34,057.9
 services                                  
 balance                                   
 Transfers       17,471.8   16,885.1       21,875.7
 Current         -15,575.2  -18,659.4      -12,182.2
 account                                   
 balance                                   
 Capital &       29,034.2   19,851.5       17,633.6
 financial                                 
 account                                   
                    --- LONG-TERM CREDIT RATINGS --- 
Standard & Poors: B, outlook stable 
Moody's B3, outlook stable 
Fitch B, outlook positive 
    
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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