November 7, 2018 / 4:41 PM / 8 days ago

Egypt's economy grew about 5.3 pct yr/yr in Q1 of fiscal 2018-19 - planning minister

CAIRO, Nov 7 (Reuters) - Egypt’s economy expanded about 5.3 percent in the first quarter of the 2018/2019 fiscal year that began in July compared with the same quarter last year, Planning Minister Hala al-Saeed said on Wednesday.

She said in a statement that the highest growth was expected to come from the gas, communications and construction sectors and from the Suez Canal. (Reporting by Momen Saeed Atallah; Writing by Sami Aboudi; Editing by Hugh Lawson)

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