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Egypt GDP growth for H1 2015-2016 4.5 percent

Staff writer ▼ | May 30, 2016
Egypt's economy grew 4.5 percent in first half of 2015/2016 fiscal year, down from 5.5 percent growth in the previous year, the country's planning minister said.
North of Africa   Total GDP was 1.4 trillion Egyptian pounds
Total GDP for first half of fiscal year 2015/2016 was 1.4 trillion Egyptian pounds ($158 billion) in the first half compared with 1.275 trillion pounds in the same period last year, the minister said.

Second quarter growth for 2015/2016 was 3.8 percent from 4.3 percent a year earlier, planning minister Ashraf al-Arabi told a press conference.