Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics
In December 2020, inflation hit 6 percent, compared to 6.8 percent in the same month of prior year.
In its annual report, the CAPMAS added that the individuals contributed by 95.8 percent of the total amount of the bank deposit balances for the household sector.
In its monthly bulletin on foreign trade data, CAPMAS said exports declined 2.8 percent to reach $2.3 billion in September 2020, compared to $2.4 billion during the same month of 2019.
Egypt's imports from the Nile Basin countries have dropped by 4.6 percent in 2019 to reach $0.64 billion, compared with $0.67 billion in the previous year, the CAPMAS added.
On a monthly basis, inflation recorded 109.9 points in October 2020, marking an increase of 2.3 percent compared to September 2020,
This came in a study on the impact of COVID 19 pandemic on the life of Egyptian family on Monday.
CAPMAS said exports declined 15 percent to reach $2.15 billion in July 2020, compared to $2.53 billion during the same month of 2019.
CAPMAS noted that non-oil imports amounted to about $6.179 billion in April, compared to $4 billion in the same month of 2019, marking a decrease of 35.2 percent.
The death rate for women has slightly decreased from 5.6 per 1,000 women in 2014 to 5.4 in 2018, according to the report.
Comparing to the first quarter of 2019, the unemployment rate decreased 0.4 percent.
At the urban level, the annual inflation rate for April 2020 rose to 5.9 percent, up from 5.1 percent in March.
The official statistics agency added that the MSMEs produced a total output recording LE 1.237 trillion and achieved a total added value of LE 804 billion.
CAPMAS said exports rose 1.4 percent to reach $2.48 billion in January 2020, compared to $2.45 billion during the same month of 2019.
In Jan. 2020, Egypt's annual inflation reached 6.8 percent.
The index of ready-made clothes hiked 9.6 percent, recording 334.51 in December, up from 305.20 in November 2019, according to supply contracts.
The coke industry index reached 6.69 during November, compared to 12.43 in October, marking a decrease of 46.2 percent.
The index of printing and cloning industry rose 12.5 percent, recording 174.43 in May 2019, compared to 155.1 in April due to an increase in supply contracts.
Imports from East Asia countries increased 24.6 percent, recording $21.2 billion, compared to $17 billion.
On a monthly basis, inflation decreased 0.5 percent in November, recording 104.6 points, compared to 1 percent in October.
Food products manufacture contributed with the highest percentage in the total industrial production during the first quarter 2019, as it reached 22.7 percent.