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Escaping the poverty cycle? 3 years of Takaful and Karama
Waad Ahmed | Inflation, limited payout increases and an impeded rollout have marked government subsidy programs
How can government maintain target budget deficit and fund new social spending increase?  
Osman El Sharnoubi | To fund increased social spending, the state will turn to measures that will increase the strain on Egyptians
Mapping IMF intervention in the Arab world
Beesan Kassab | As Egypt waits to hear if the board has approved its IMF loan, we look at other regional agreements.
Fall in global oil prices comes as a reprieve for Egypt
Amira Salah-Ahmed | The past eight months have been marked by a sharp and steady decline in global oil prices, a slump not
Return your card: Subsidy recipients reluctant to respond to Supply Ministry’s initiative
Rania Tarek | “We call on every Egyptian who isn’t in need of the ration card or the subsidy to willingly
The cost of lifting fuel subsidies
Lina Attalah | In early July, the government restructured petroleum product subsidies, raising diesel and 80-octane
Economy in a week: Tax talks
Sherif Zaazaa | This week sees the World Bank’s Spring Meeting on tax talks, a conference on how to boost Egypt’s
Today’s economic challenges, yesterday’s unaddressed problems
Amira Salah-Ahmed | Egypt’s ministers came together on Monday to address the many economic challenges facing
Taxing pains
Noha Moustafa | While Egyptians are preoccupied with frequent power cuts, biting fuel shortages and a boiling political
 
Opinion
Mohamed Gad
Talking finance: Will the minister reform subsidies?
Hany Qadry, the current finance minister in Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb’s Cabinet, might be an unfamiliar
 
News
Government increases prices for household and commercial gas by up to 75%
Live updates: Government raises transportation costs nationwide following fuel price hikes
Government hikes fuel prices by up to 66.7%
Egypt hikes fuel prices by up to 100% to save LE35 bn in budget
Sisi: 2011 revolution negatively affected Egypt’s economy
Smart card fuel subsidy scheme delayed at the last minute
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