Egypt: 6-month BOP surplus of 152.7m dollars

The governor of the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) has presented a report to the country's president in which he said that the balance of payments realized a surplus of 152.7m dollars during the first six months of the current fiscal year compared to a deficit of 359m dollars during the same period in the previous fiscal year.

Source: MENA news agency, Cairo

Commodity exports registered an increase of 3.9bn dollars against about 3.6bn dollars during the corresponding period last year. There was