Egypt expects GDP growth of 5-5.25% in FY 2017-18: finance minister

Egypt expects an economic growth rate of between 5 and 5.25 percent in the current fiscal year ending in June 2018, Finance Minister Amr El Garhy said.

  
Fishermen work from their boat on the side of the river Nile in Cairo, Egypt August 9, 2017.

Fishermen work from their boat on the side of the river Nile in Cairo, Egypt August 9, 2017.

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CAIRO- Egypt expects an economic growth rate of between 5 and 5.25 percent in the current fiscal year ending in June 2018, Finance Minister Amr El Garhy said on Monday.

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