Egypt’s Budget Deficit Declines to 2.6 Percent of GDP

SourceAl Bawaba
SectorEconomy
CountryEgypt

Published November 18th, 2020 - 07:00 GMT Highlights The div is a decline from the 3.1% recorded in the same period last year, Maait added. Egypt's budget deficit narrowed to 2.6% of the gross domestic product during the first four months of the fiscal year 2020/2021, Al Borsa News quoted Finance minister Mohamed Maait on November 17th. The div is a decline from the 3.1% recorded in the same period last year, Maait added. He noted that the state's revenues rose 15.5% Year on Year, driven by a rise of 11.4% in tax proceeds. The minister earlier announced that the budget lost EGP 220 billion worth of revenues in the fourth quarter of the fiscal year 2019/2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic. Fitch Solution expects the country to register the highest economic growth at 4% in the region during the 2020-2024 period. Via SyndiGate.info Copyright © 2020 Arab Finance Brokerage Company All rights reserved. You may also ...read more...