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Financial and Banking News

Loans and Financing

One Quarter of Egyptian Public Sector Bank Debt Is Delinquent

According to a report prepared by the Egyptian Government's internal auditorin November last year, nearly one quarter of the public sector banks' loanportfolio is delinquent, representing a total of E4.1bn of bad debt. Thereport includes joint-venture commercial banks which have a public sectorpartner, but exclude private sector banks. The worst delinquency...