Egypt September Producer Price Index: Summary

Following is a summary of the September producer price index report from the Central Authority for Public Mobilization and Statistics in Cairo:

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                          Sept.   Aug.   July   June    May  April  March   Feb.
                           2011   2011   2011   2011   2011   2011   2011   2011
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                         ----------------- Yearly % change* --------------------
General Index             11.7%  14.0%  17.2%  19.4%  20.0%  20.6%  20.4%  16.8%
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Agriculture, Fishing       5.1%  11.2%  16.9%  23.9%  27.2%    n/a  26.1%  17.1%
Mining & Quarrying        35.3%  32.5%  38.9%  36.3%  37.4%    n/a  34.6%  30.2%
Manufacturing              7.7%   9.1%   9.5%  10.3%   8.8%    n/a  11.0%  12.1%
Electricity, Gas & Steam   0.0%   0.0%   0.0%   0.0%   0.0%    n/a   0.0%   0.0%
Water & Waste management   4.9%   4.9%   4.9%   0.0%   0.0%    n/a   0.0%   0.0%
Transportation & Storage   5.0%   5.0%   5.0%   2.0%   2.0%    n/a   2.0%   2.0%
Hotel & Restaurant        12.1%  12.1%   9.6%  13.1%  13.1%    n/a  22.2%  22.2%
Information & Communic.    0.0%   0.0%   0.0%   0.0%   0.0%    n/a   0.0%   0.0%
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                          Sept.   Aug.   July   June    May  April  March   Feb.
                           2011   2011   2011   2011   2011   2011   2011   2011
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                         ------------------ Monthly % change* ------------------
General Index              1.1%  -0.2%   0.2%  -0.4%  -2.2%   4.0%   4.7%   1.3%
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Agriculture, Fishing       1.6%   1.8%  -2.9%  -1.0%    n/a    n/a   8.6%  -0.2%
Mining & Quarrying         2.8%  -3.4%   2.2%  -1.1%    n/a    n/a   9.5%   5.5%
Manufacturing              0.0%  -0.2%   1.6%   0.7%    n/a    n/a  -0.6%   0.6%
Electricity, Gas & Steam   0.0%   0.0%   0.0%   0.0%    n/a    n/a   0.0%   0.0%
Water & Waste management   0.0%   0.0%   4.9%   0.0%    n/a    n/a   0.0%   0.0%
Transportation & Storage   0.0%   0.0%   3.0%   0.0%    n/a    n/a   0.0%   0.0%
Hotel & Restaurant         0.0%   2.2%  -0.5%   0.0%    n/a    n/a   0.0%   0.0%
Information & Communic.    0.0%   0.0%   0.0%   0.0%    n/a    n/a   0.0%   0.0%
                         ---------------------- Index Level --------------------
General Index             194.3  192.1  192.4  192.1  192.8  197.2  189.7  181.1
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Agriculture, Fishing      262.6  258.4  253.8  261.4  264.0    n/a  249.4  229.6
Mining & Quarrying        204.5  198.9  206.0  201.5  203.7    n/a  207.6  189.6
Manufacturing             167.4  167.4  167.7  165.0  163.9    n/a  162.1  163.0
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                          Sept.   Aug.   July   June    May  April  March   Feb.
                           2011   2011   2011   2011   2011   2011   2011   2011
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Electricity, Gas & Steam  140.3  140.3  140.3  140.3  140.3    n/a  140.3  140.3
Water & Waste management  153.7  153.7  153.7  146.5  146.5    n/a  146.5  146.5
Transportation & Storage  131.1  131.1  131.1  127.3  127.3    n/a  127.3  127.3
Hotel & Restaurant        127.3  127.3  124.5  125.1  125.1    n/a  133.4  133.4
Information & Communic.   112.5  112.5  112.5  112.5  112.5    n/a  112.5  112.5
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NOTE: Index Base Year 2004/2005 = 100. 
* = Percentage changes calculated by Bloomberg News from index levels
provided by source and may differ from official percentage changes.


SOURCE: The Central Authority for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS)

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