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World - Region
6/9/2021 9:29:56 AM
Lebanon's central bank said it could not continue with its subsidies of medical items without dipping into the mandatory reserves and hard currency deposits parked by local lenders at the bank

Business - Economy
4/27/2021 5:29:37 PM
The first phase of the country’s reform program included the floatation of the Egyptian pound, lifting nearly all fuel subsidies, implementing a value-added tax, and raising the prices of electricity and transport

Business - Economy
3/29/2021 5:19:50 PM
Egypt’s shift to targeted income support measures and away from regressive consumption subsidies has contributed to stabilising the country's fiscal accounts, according to Moody’s

World - Region
3/16/2021 3:34:24 PM
'Currently the government is covered in what it subsidises until June but some products like fuel would run out after March, Diab said

Business - Economy
3/4/2021 11:53:15 AM
The government allocated EGP 52.963 billion for fuel subsidies for FY2020/21, according to the finance ministry

Egypt - Politics
1/19/2021 7:55:00 PM
The minister said savings from setting the weight of a loaf at 90 grams would be redirected to the state’s budget in order to bolster infrastructure projects, education, and healthcare

World - Region
12/29/2020 9:33:48 PM
In an interview with Reuters, Hassan Diab also said Western officials had told him there was 'an international decision' not to help Lebanon because of Iran-backed Hezbollah’s role the country

World - Region
12/20/2020 11:54:54 AM
Oman has also begun preliminary discussions with some Gulf countries about financial support

World - Region
10/10/2020 9:33:00 AM

Egypt - Politics
8/18/2020 10:39:14 AM
The new weight of the loaf of subsidized bread will be 90 grams and each sack of flour will yield 1,450 loaves effective Aug 18, the document showed.

Egypt - Politics
6/9/2020 2:19:00 PM

Business - Economy
6/8/2020 3:44:09 PM

World - Region
5/9/2020 6:03:36 PM

Business - Economy
4/22/2020 2:19:29 PM
Egypt is allocating EGP 52.963 billion for fuel subsidies for the 2020/21 fiscal year, which begins on July 1

Business - Economy
2/11/2020 12:40:42 PM

World - Region
1/29/2020 1:56:01 PM
In an interview with The Associated Press, Finance Minister Ibrahim Elbadawi said the decision was a ``no brainer.`` The government has previously said it will not change bread and flour subsidies

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
1/23/2020 8:40:00 PM
Eliminating food subsidies could lead to social unrest, warn political parties

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
1/14/2020 10:19:13 PM
The government’s intention to switch from food subsidies to cash payments received angry responses in parliament, reports Gamal Essam El-Din

Egypt - Politics
1/12/2020 3:35:49 PM
Ali Abdel-Aal criticised the supply minister’s ‘provocative’ statement last week that the government is considering eliminating in-kind subsidies in favour of cash payments

Al-Ahram Weekly - Economy
1/2/2020 3:02:00 PM
This year marked the end of fuel subsidies after a fifth and final increase in fuel prices in July, reports Ahmed Kotb

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