Egypt’s economic losses limited as result of avoiding complete curfew, applying stimulus packages

SourceEgypt Today

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CAIRO – 4 May 2021: Volume of the disturbances resulting from the Corona pandemic among the economies in the region is different from one country to another, Ministry of Planning stated Tuesday, indicating that the percentage of losses in Egypt was relatively limited as a result of avoiding a complete curfew and investing in a huge stimulus package.


This came in a statement by the Ministry of Planning today its participation in preparing the chapter on the Middle East and North Africa in the Global Food Policy Report 2021, which is issued by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and deals with the effects of the Corona virus on agricultural food systems and household incomes in Egypt, Jordan and Sudan.


According to the results of the report, the agri-food systems showed relative flexibility in the Middle East, where the percentage of more...