May 26, 2019 / 6:26 AM / 21 days ago

INDICATORS-Egypt - May 29

    CAIRO, May 29 (Reuters) - 
                                INTEREST RATES
    
              Latest    Last change       Previous
 Central      15.75     14/02/19          16.75
 bank o/n                                 
 deposit                                  
 Central      16.75     14/02/19          17.75
 bank o/n                                 
 lending                                  
 Central      16.25     14/02/19          17.25
 bank                                     
 discount                                 
 rate                                     
 
                             MONTHLY DATA 
                            _____________ 
           Month                   Pvs        Yr ago
 Urban                                        
 consumer  April       13          14.2       13.1
 prices                                       
 (year-on                                     
 -year,                                       
 pct                                          
 change)                                      
 Core                                         
 inflatio  April       8.1         8.9        11.62
 n                                            
 (year-on                                     
 -year,                                       
 pct                                          
 change)                                      
 Foreign   April       44.218      44.112     44.030
 reserves                                     
 ($ bln)                                      
 Suez      January     468.7       471.8      451.9
 Canal                                        
 revenue                                      
 ($ mln)                                      
 M2        March       11.38       11.55      21.85
 Supply                                       
  (Pct                                        
 change)                                      
 

                        --- QUARTERLY FIGURES ---
                           BALANCE OF PAYMENTS
                          (millions of dollars) 
                             (*provisional)
           Q2         Q1         Q4
           2018/19*   2018/19*   2017/18*
 Trade     -9,438.9   -9,812.6   -9,272.6
 balance                         
 Exports   7,488.7    6,785.2    7,016.1
 Imports   -16,927.6  -16,597.8  -16,288.7
                                 
 Net       2,975.6    4,283.1    3,283.6
 services                        
 Transfer  6,047.8    5,908.9    7,071.9
 s                               
 Current   -2,185     -1,668.6   -492.8
 account                         
 balance                         
 Capital   310.5      1,475.6    2,951.9
 &                               
 financia                        
 l                               
 account                         
 Net       -183.6     477.1      -639.1
 errors/o                        
 missions                        
 Overall   -2,058.1   284.1      1,820
 balance                         
 
 

                      --- ANNUAL DATA ---
                            (* provisional) 
                    (** source: Central Bank of Egypt
website)                      
                            2016/2017*     2015/2016*
                 2017/2018                 
                 *                         
                                           
 Balance of      12,787.7   13,717.2       -2,813.0
 payments                                  
 ($mln)                                    
 Trade balance   -37,276    -37,274.8      -38,683.1
 Exports         25,827     21,728.2       18,704.6
 Oil exports     8,773      6,589.5        5,674.3
 Non-oil         17,054     15,138.7       13,030.3
 exports                                   
 Imports         63,103     -59,003        -57,387.7
 Net services    11,122.4   5,614.2        6,533
 Travel          9,804.3    4,379.7        3,767.5
 (tourism)                                 
 receipts                                  
 Transfers       26,470.9   21,835.1       16,790.7
 Current         -5,962.3   -14,394        -19,831.1
 account                                   
 balance                                   
 Capital &       21,996.5   31,015.1       21,176.7
 financial                                 
 account                                   
                    --- LONG-TERM CREDIT RATINGS --- 
Standard & Poors: B, outlook stable 
Moody's: B2, 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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