Items related to subsidies

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...
Cotton farmers
Egypt Independent 22 Jan 2015
Egyptian businessmen are searching for alternatives to save the cotton industry after the recent decision by the...
Al-Masry Al-Youm 14 Oct 2014
The ministries of Industry and Trade, Investment, oil and agriculture decided to raise the prices of subsidized...
Egyptians queue with their cars at a petrol station, Cairo, January 16, 2012 amid fears of an oil shortage.
Egypt Independent 07 Aug 2014
A British energy expert has warned that Egypt is facing a humanitarian crisis that is fueled by energy problems....
Foodstuff prices
Al-Masry Al-Youm 12 Jul 2014
Minister of Supply and Internal Trade Khaled Hanafy announced that 20 new subsidized goods would be on the market...
Al-Masry Al-Youm 01 Jul 2014
Exporters criticized the government for reducing subsidies of exports in the 2014-2015 budget to LE2.6 billion from LE3...