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Business - Economy
9/30/2011 2:46:03 PM
Scrapping subsidies seems to be off the menu, but experts say the financial burden could be reduced and cash better spent in strengthening the agricultural sector

Business - Economy
9/21/2011 3:27:48 PM
Hikes in salaries and food and energy subsidies are raising pressure on the kingdom's deficit as a slowdown in its main EU trading partner eats into customs revenues and foreign reserves

Business - Economy
9/17/2011 1:54:15 PM
Egypt is revising up the subsidy it gives to bread producers, to offset rising costs

Business - Economy
9/14/2011 5:18:28 PM
Planned subsidies will hurt government finances but may restore its popularity ahead of key elections

Business - Economy
9/13/2011 11:10:37 AM
Funding is still an option in future despite military rulers rejection of $3 billion in June, says global body as it forecasts growth of 1.8 per cent for the present fiscal year

Business - Economy
9/11/2011 4:40:27 PM

Business - Economy
9/7/2011 3:32:53 PM
Families whose consumption requirements exceed specified rations will be given coupons for an additional gas cylinder at the partly reduced price of LE25

Business - Economy
8/17/2011 9:50:20 PM
Many industries can absorb the extra costs of removing energy subsidies, according to Ismail El-Nagdy, head of the Industrial Development Authority

Business - Economy
8/16/2011 5:19:35 PM
In a meeting called by Egypt's ruling military, the finance minister indicated the government's intention to impose a minimum wage, despite protest by business leaders

Business - Economy
8/11/2011 11:54:45 AM
The government is mulling issuing an insurance policy for agricultural risks, says finance minister on Wednesday in a meeting with representatives of farmers' syndicate

Business - Economy
6/23/2011 6:20:36 PM
One week before the enforcement of the new budget, the sources of only less than a third of the cuts have been revealed by the Egyptian cabinet, with the larger part of the savings still classified

Business - Economy
6/18/2011 2:07:24 PM
Egypt's revised minimum wage continues to fuel debate ahead of its introduction in July. An International Labour Organisation representative explains the benefits and potential problems

Business - Economy
6/13/2011 7:03:16 PM
Interim government raises spending to $15.5 billion to cover subsidies on fuel and basic necessities.

Business - Economy
6/10/2011 5:01:48 PM
The government says its budget for 2011-12 is tailored to demands for social justice and development, but economists believe the proposals don't go anywhere near far enough

Business - Economy
6/8/2011 6:23:09 PM
Authorities should resist pressure to boost wages or welfare despite food prices rises and economic uncertainties, says World Bank head

Business - Economy
6/6/2011 6:13:22 PM
IMF delegation's stress on 'private sector-led' economic growth and reference to subsidies reform hint at behind the scenes pressures

Business - Economy
6/5/2011 7:19:47 PM
The IMF and Egyptian government claim that no conditions or cuts will accompany the loan, however some doubts remain as the fund's reputation goes before it

Business - Economy
6/1/2011 3:59:40 PM
Government plans to spend LE22.4 billion to make consumer goods more affordable while raising fuel subsidies to LE99 billion

Business - Economy
5/30/2011 7:15:23 PM
Experts ponder how Egypt can implement a fair but sustainable minimum wage

Business - Economy
5/19/2011 5:52:50 PM
The social solidarity and social justice minister promises a further LE20 billion for gas subsidies which will be distributed through coupons

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