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Egypt's Suez Canal revenue $435.3 mln in Sept

CAIRO, Oct 10 (Reuters) - Revenue from Egypt's Suez Canal fell 2.5 percent to $435.3 million in September compared to the previous month, a state information portal showed on Wednesday.

Revenue in August was $446.6 million. In September 2011 it was $438.3 million.

The waterway is a vital source of foreign currency in Egypt, along with tourism, oil and gas exports and remittances from Egyptians living abroad.

(Reporting by Shaimaa Fayed)

((shaimaa.fayed@thomsonreuters.com; +20 2 2578 3290; Reuters Messaging: shaimaa.fayed.thomsonreuters.com@reuters.net))

Keywords: EGYPT SUEZ/