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Loans: Who is to blame?      

The government borrows money to meet its short- or long-term needs when there is a budget deficit. This is called debt. So, debt is a bill paid by coming generations in cases of obtaining loans for the purpose of narrowing a budget deficit without aiming to finance development projects. Or it may be a bill …

Ahmed Ezz

Deposits up EGP 65bn, loans rise EGP 23bn in January 2018: CBE

The volume of deposits at banks operating in the domestic market jumped in January 2018 to EGP 3.39tn from EGP 3.32tn in December 2017, an increase of EGP 65bn, according to the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE). In its recent report, the CBE said that total government deposits increased in January 2018 to about EGP …

Hossam Mounir

EGPC negotiates with 5 banks for EGP 4bn loans

The Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC) has started negotiations with five local and Arab banks to obtain EGP 4bn in loans to purchase and supply petroleum products. Sources from the EGPC told Daily News Egypt that the banks are Banque Misr, the National Bank of Egypt (NBE), National Bank of Kuwait (NBK), Al Ahli Bank …

Mohamed Farag