Middle East Economic Survey


No 46



Egypts Urban Inflation Rate Rose To 13.3% In October

Egypts urban annual inflation rate, the benchmark monitored by the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE), rose up to 13.3% in October, increasing by 2.2% from Septembers level and compared to 9% in August, said the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) on 10 November. The consumer price index stood at 144.4 in October 2009, while nationwide inflation rose to 12.8% from...