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INDICATORS - Egypt - May 10

--- INTEREST RATES --- Latest Date Pvs Rate 4 weeks ago 91-day T-bill yield 10.091 11/05/10 9.936 9.604 182-day T-bill yield 10.306 4/05/10 10.196 10.055 252-day T-bill yield 10.381 23/03/10 10.405 10.405 266-day T-bill yield 10.413 4/05/10 10.141 10.324 273-day T-bill yield 10.520 11/05/10 10.302 10.228 350-day T-bill yield 10.312 27/04/10 10.315 10.315 357-day T-bill yield 10.293 20/04/10 10.370 10.370 364-day T-bill yield 10.542 11/05/10 10.293 10.293 Central bank discount rate 8.50 30/07/09 9.0 9.00 Central bank o/n deposit 8.25 22/09/09 8.5 8.50 Central bank o/n lending 9.75 22/09/09 10.0 10.0 Overnight interbank 8.272 9/05/10 8.271 8.262 --- MONTHLY DATA --- Month Pvs Yr ago Countrywide CPI change April 11.0 11.8 12.2 (year-on-year, percent) Countrywide CPI index April 147.0 145.8 132.5 Urban consumer prices April 11.4 12.2 11.7 (year/year, pct change) Urban consumer price April 146.4 145.1 131.5 index Core inflation April 6.62 7.04 10.3 (year-on-year, percent) Producer price index March 158.8 155.0 138.6 Foreign reserves ($bln) April 34.65 34.51 31.19 Oil output (mln tonnes) Feb 2,625 2,918 2,759 Suez Canal ($mln) April 374.9 379.4 346.9 Money supply M2 March 9.8 9.4 6.88 (pct change yr/yr) --- QUARTERLY DATA --- Q2 2009/10* Q1 2009/10 Q2 2008/2009 (*provisional figures) (all in millions of dollars) Trade balance -4,688 -7,241 -7,628 Exports 6,126 5,390 5,433 Oil 2,559 2,427 1,871 Non-oil 3,567 2,963 3,562 Imports -10,815 -12,631 -13,061 Net services 2,983 3,302 3,406 Goods and services balance -1,705 -3,940 -4,221 Transfers 1,903 2,459 2,675 Current account balance 198 -1,481 -1,547 Capital account 449 2,837 160 Net errors/omissions -47 696 700 OVERALL BALANCE 560 2,052 -1,006 Q1 2009/10 Q4 2008/09 Q1 2008/09 Tourism receipts ($mln) 2,777 3,230 2,458 Q1 2009/10 Q4 2008/09 Q1 2008/09 GDP growth (percent) 4.9 4.7 5.8 --- ANNUAL DATA --- 2008/2009* 2007/2008 2006/2007 (*preliminary figures) Real GDP growth (% change) 4.7 7.2 7.1 BALANCE OF PAYMENTS ($mln) -3,378 5,420 5,282 Trade balance -25,173 -23,415 -16,291 Exports 25,169 29,356 22,018 Oil 11,005 14,473 10,108 Non-oil 14,164 14,883 11,910 Imports -50,342 -52,771 -38,308 Net services 12,502 14,966 11,771 Goods and services -12,671 -8,449 -4,792 Transfers 8,247 9,338 7,061 Current account -4,424 888 2,269 Capital account 1,381 7,558 853 Net errors/omissions -335 -3,025 -2,160 --- LONG-TERM CREDIT RATINGS --- Standard & Poors BB plus (non-investment grade) Moody's Ba1 (non-investment grade) Fitch BB plus (non-investment grade) * The base for the index has been changed to January 2007 Other notes: 1. Fiscal year is July-June. 2. Data from Central Bank except for the following: Interbank rate - Private banks CPI & Tourism - Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics Suez Canal & Oil production - Cabinet Information and Decision Support Centre ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ To access the following, click on the codes in brackets. Country codes All Egyptian news Economic indicator news Reuters News At a Glance Keywords: EGYPT INDICATORS/ (Cairo newsroom +20 2 2578 3290/1, fax +20 2 2577 1133, cairo.newsroom@reuters.com) COPYRIGHT Copyright Thomson Reuters 2010. All rights reserved.

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