Items related to subsidies

Reuters 04 Mar 2016
Egypt has more rice than it needs but little available for those who need it most.   The price the government pays...
Reuters 19 Feb 2016
"Any rice?" says the woman, leaning into a shop in Cairo and brandishing a green smartcard that carries her...
Reuters 24 Jan 2016
China will maintain plans to gradually phase out subsidies for green energy vehicles until they are fully eliminated in...
A customer uses a petrol nozzle to fill up his tank in a gas station in Nice August 27, 2012.
 
Al-Masry Al-Youm 11 Oct 2015
Prime Minister Sherif Ismail announced on Saturday that the government has been tasked with reducing the budget deficit...
Finance Minister Hany Qadry Dimian in a private interview with Al-Masry Al-Youm, 9 April 2014.
Al-Masry Al-Youm 28 Sep 2015
The Finance Ministry is considering smart cards for farmers to provide them with some financial support, the ministry...
Al-Masry Al-Youm 30 Jul 2015
The Electricity Ministry has announced the new electricity prices for the 2015/2016 fiscal year. These changes...
UNIDO to support Egypt increase essential oils exports
Egypt Independent 06 Jul 2015
A recent report issued by the Cairo Center for Economic Studies on energy subsidies has shown that the government has...
smuggling fuel
Egypt Independent 26 Mar 2015
The government intends to postpone the introduction of fuel smart cards until the first quarter of the next fiscal year...
Women waiting for butane cylinders, Dakahliya, February 14,2012.
Al-Masry Al-Youm 24 Feb 2015
The government has approved starting the application of smart cards for the distribution of butane gas, having claimed...
© AFP/File | A Syrian man collects bread outside a bakery in the al-Midan neighbourhood on the government-controlled side of Aleppo, northern Syria on November 16, 2014
 
 
 
AFP 02 Feb 2015
Despite a raging war, Syria has kept in place subsidies for electricity and basic foods, the prime minister said Monday...