Tax revenues increased by 62% year-on-year to EGP 249 billion in the first half of fiscal year 2017-18, Vice Minister of Finance Amr El-Mounayer said Sunday, state-run MENA news agency reported.
The figure includes income tax revenues which increased by 41% year-on-year to EGP 103 billion, and value-added tax revenues which were recorded at EGP 121 billion -- an 83% year-on-year increase.
Real estate tax proceeds grew by 70% year-on-year to EGP 1.6 billion in H1 2017-18.
Customs revenues also increased by 44% year-on-year to EGP 15 billion in the same period.
Egypt's tax revenues for Q1 2017/18 rose by 55% y-o-y to EGP 88.6 billion, the country's finance ministry had announced in October.