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INDICATORS-Egypt - Sept 16

    CAIRO, Sept 16 (Reuters) - 
                                INTEREST RATES
    
              Latest    Last change       Previous
 Central      14.25     22/08/19          15.75
 bank o/n                                 
 deposit                                  
 Central      15.25     22/08/19          16.75
 bank o/n                                 
 lending                                  
 Central      14.75     22/08/19          16.25
 bank                                     
 discount                                 
 rate                                     
 
                             MONTHLY DATA 
                            _____________ 
           Period                   Pvs        Yr ago
 Urban                                         
 consumer  August      7.5          8.7        14.24
 prices                                        
 (year-on                                      
 -year, %                                      
 change)                                       
 Core                                          
 inflatio  August      4.9          5.9        8.83
 n                                             
 (year-on                                      
 -year, %                                      
 change)                                       
 Foreign   August      44.969       44.917     44.42
 reserves                                      
 ($ bln)                                       
 Suez      FY 18/19    5.9                     5.585
 Canal                                         
 revenue                                       
 ($ bln)                                       
 M2        July        12.1         11.85      17.84
 Supply                                        
  (%                                           
 change)                                       
 

                        --- QUARTERLY FIGURES ---
                           BALANCE OF PAYMENTS
                          (millions of dollars) 
                             (*provisional)
           Q3         Q2         Q3
           2018/19*   2018/19*   2017/18*
 Trade     -10,495.4  -9,438.9   -9,255.6
 balance                         
 Exports   6,638.1    7,488.7    6,755.8
 Imports   -17,133.5  -16,927.6  -16,011.4
                                 
 Net       2,502.7    2,975.6    2,528.8
 services                        
 Transfer  6,229.3    6,047.8    6,460.6
 s                               
 Current   -3,754     -2,185     -1,930.5
 account                         
 balance                         
 Capital   5,972.8    310.5      8,617.1
 &                               
 financia                        
 l                               
 account                         
 Net       -796       -183.6     -1,311.5
 errors/o                        
 missions                        
 Overall   1,422.8    -2,058.1   5,375.1
 balance                         
 
 

                      --- ANNUAL DATA ---
                      BALANCE OF PAYMENTS
                     (millions of dollars)
                            (* 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                                  
 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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