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August remittances from expatriate Egyptians up 40 pct -central bank
October 8, 2017 / 12:18 PM / 2 months ago

August remittances from expatriate Egyptians up 40 pct -central bank

CAIRO, Oct 8 (Reuters) - Remittances from expatriate Egyptians rose 40 percent year on year in August, a central bank statement said on Sunday.

Remittances reached $16.3 billion since Egypt floated its currency in November through August, a 17.3 percent increase, the statement said. (Reporting by Ehab Farouk; Writing by Eric Knecht; editing by John Stonestreet)

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