Subsidies

Egypt contemplates supplying 1.5M tons of local rice on ration cards

Wed, 31 Aug 2022 - 12:30 GMT

The harvest season of rice in Egypt begins in July.

To partially make up for wheat imports hit by Russia-Ukraine War: Egypt's gov. purchases 4.2M tons of local crop to produce subsidized bread

Wed, 31 Aug 2022 - 11:35 GMT

Minister of Supply and Internal Trade Ali al-Moselhy made the statement Wednesday.

Egyptian government announces size of subsidized food sales

Tue, 23 Aug 2022 - 03:33 GMT

Those were achieved between March 31 and August 17.

Egypt's social safety emergency measures to become effective in September 2022

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 - 07:30 GMT

Those measures will be decreed by President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi in July.

Egyptian government begins subsidizing housing for civilian victims of terror attacks

Thu, 04 Aug 2022 - 06:01 GMT

Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli attended Thursday the signing of an agreement between the Ministry of Social Solidarity, and the Social Housing Fund.

Due to global economic crises: Egyptian president adds 1M families to monetary subsidies program, sanctions exceptional aid to 9M others

Tue, 26 Jul 2022 - 06:10 GMT

The president made two other instructions pertaining to social safety.

Egypt denies its intention to cancel bread subsidies for ration cards

Mon, 25 Jul 2022 - 03:38 GMT

It added that the ministry continues to distribute subsidized loaves of bread to citizens on ration cards for five piasters without any increase.

Egyptian government supports NGOs with LE5.4B to expand social safety umbrella for low-income families

Tue, 05 Jul 2022 - 11:49 GMT

The government has been making steps to reinforce the social safety network since the outbreak of the Russia-Ukraine War.

Egypt mulls mixing sweet potato with wheat to produce subsidized bread

Mon, 27 Jun 2022 - 03:00 GMT

The Ministry of Supply and Internal Trade Ali al-Moselhy stated Sunday that the government mulls mixing mashed dried white sweet potato with wheat flour.

10K Egyptians to be excluded from in-kind subsidies program due to agricultural land violations

Thu, 23 Jun 2022 - 03:00 GMT

That will be extended to the monetary subsidies program.

Due to global economic downturn: Egypt adds 400K families to monetary subsidies programme

Thu, 19 May 2022 - 02:12 GMT

Minister of Social Solidarity Nevine al-Qabaj confirmed Thursday the statements made by Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli earlier this week on adding 400,000 families to Takaful and Karama.

Egyptian president instructs government to prepare bundle of financial measures to face global economic downturn

Mon, 21 Mar 2022 - 11:02 GMT

While checking the FY2022/2023 draft budget, President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi instructed the government to immediately prepare a bundle of financial and social protection measures.

LE5B in monetary subsidies disbursed to disabled citizens every year: Egyptian minister

Mon, 07 Mar 2022 - 03:10 GMT

Qabaj added that the ministry also pays the tuition fees of 300,000 disabled school students.

Egypt to draft law confiscating illegal buildings on agricultural land

Thu, 10 Feb 2022 - 03:47 GMT

The Prime Minister continued that the violators would be deprived of all forms of subsides on basic commodities, bread, fertilizers, and etc.

After decades of ration cards: Egypt makes first step to eliminate in-kind subsidies

Sun, 26 Dec 2021 - 02:11 GMT

It is noted that ration cards are issued for families, covering the husband, wife, and children, if any, but not individuals.

Egypt provides LE 874.8M exports subsidies to 456 companies

Sun, 03 Oct 2021 - 12:46 GMT

Trade Minister clarified that the number of applied companies reached 1634 companies.

Sisi: Egypt will not remove subsidies, offer New Administrative Capital on EGX

Sat, 14 Aug 2021 - 01:22 GMT

Egypt will offer the New administrative capital company on the stock exchange.

Egypt only country in world dedicating grants to irregular workers during COVID-19

Thu, 29 Apr 2021 - 12:58 GMT

Those are concentrated in the sectors of transportation, constructions, agriculture, fishing, baking, and pedestrian vendors.

Egypt's economic reform passes test of Covid-19: study

Thu, 22 Apr 2021 - 12:49 GMT

The Egyptian economy has overcome the crisis of Covid-19, passing the test of its economic reform, according to a study by the Egyptian Center for Strategic Studies.

Size of in-kind subsidies per annum in Egypt is LE84B: minister

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 - 11:56 GMT

Minister of Supply and Internal Trade Ali al-Moselhy stated Monday that the size of in-kind subsidies per annum is LE84 billion.

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