In a recent report, the CBE stated that demand deposits in local currency also increased by EGP 18.829bn to EGP 507.804bn in August, compared to EGP 488.975bn in July.
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The decline in revenues was attributed to several factors, including a downward trend in urea prices. Egypt’s urea spot index averaged $248/tonne in 3Q 2019/20, a decline of 6% y-o-y, but a rise of 2.2% q-o-q.
CBE figures also show decrease in surplus of net foreign assets for second consecutive month