IN­FLA­TION POISED TO EASE IN EGYPT

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Egypt’s in­fla­tion is ex­pected to reach 21.6 per cent by the end of the year to June, prime min­is­ter Sherif Is­mail said yes­ter­day. Egypt’s an­nual in­fla­tion rate soared for five con­sec­u­tive months to reach 30.9 per cent in March af­ter the cen­tral bank floated the pound in Novem­ber. – Reuters

Mo­hamed El Ghany / Reuters

A vegetable mar­ket in Cairo.

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