Monday,24 September, 2018
Current issue | Issue 1319, (10 - 16 November 2016)
Monday,24 September, 2018
Issue 1319, (10 - 16 November 2016)

Ahram Weekly

ECONOMY

Last week’s floatation of the pound and reductions in fuel subsidies are two bold steps that had been delayed for years out of fears of their repercussions. Al-Ahram Weekly

What should be done to guarantee that the benefits of the government’s bold reforms exceed their costs, asks Sherine Abdel-Razek

Government efforts to shield the poor against price hikes following the floatation of the pound and petroleum price increases are likely to be inadequate, writes Nesma Nowar

Niveen Wahish finds out the extent to which the government’s reforms could trim the country’s budget

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