Egypt says foreign reserves at $17.52 billion at end of May
Reuters, , Thursday 2 Jun 2016

Egypt's net foreign reserves rose to $17.52 billion at the end of May, the central bank said on Wednesday. Reserves stood at $17.011 billion at the end of April.

Egypt had roughly $36 billion in reserves before an uprising in 2011 overthrew Hosni Mubarak. That ushered in a period of political turmoil that scared away tourists and foreign investors, key sources of foreign exchange.