October 7, 2019 / 6:55 AM / 9 days ago

INDICATORS-Egypt - Oct 7

    CAIRO, Oct 7 (Reuters) - 
                                INTEREST RATES
    
              Latest    Last change       Previous
 Central      13.25     26/09/19          14.25
 bank o/n                                 
 deposit                                  
 Central      14.25     26/09/19          15.25
 bank o/n                                 
 lending                                  
 Central      13.75     26/09/19          14.75
 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   September   $45.118      $44.969    $44.459
 reserves                                      
 ($ bln)                                       
 Suez      FY 18/19    5.9                     5.585
 Canal                                         
 revenue                                       
 ($ bln)                                       
 M2        August      11.78        12.1       17.02
 Supply                                        
  (%                                           
 change)                                       
 

                        --- QUARTERLY FIGURES ---
                           BALANCE OF PAYMENTS
                          (millions of dollars) 
                             (*provisional)
               Q4         Q3         Q4
               2019/19*   2018/19*   2017/18*
 Trade         -8,287.5   -10,495.4  -8387.5
 balance                             
                                     
 Exports       7,583      6,638.1    5693
                                     
 Imports       -15,870.5  -17,133.5  -14080.5
                                     
 Net services  3,275.1    2,502.7    2323.1
                                     
 Transfers     6,927.6    6,229.3    4865.1
 Current       -586.5     -3,754     -2396.4
 account                             
 balance                             
 Capital &     764.6      5,972.8    4395.3
 financial                           
 account                             
 Net           70.6       -796       733.6
 errors/omiss                        
 ions                                
 Overall       248.7      1,422.8    2732.5
 balance                             
 
 

                      --- ANNUAL DATA ---
                      BALANCE OF PAYMENTS
                     (millions of dollars)
                            (* provisional) 
                    (** source: Central Bank of Egypt
website)                      
                 2018/2019*      2017/2018*  2016/2017*
                                             
 Balance of      -102.5       12,787.7       13,717.2
 payments                                    
 Trade balance   -38,034.4    -37,276        -37,274.8
 Exports         28,495       25,827         21,728.2
 Oil exports     11,557       8,773          6,589.5
 Non-oil         16,938       17,054         15,138.7
 exports                                     
 Imports         -66,529.4    -63,103        -59,003
 Net services    13,036.5     11,122.4       5,614.2
 Travel          12,570.6     9,804.3        4,379.7
 (tourism)                                   
 receipts                                    
 Transfers       25,113.6     26,470.9       21,835.1
 Current         -8,194.1     -5,962.3       -14,394
 account                                     
 balance                                     
 Capital &       8,523.5      21,996.5       31,015.1
 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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