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Egypt: the costs and benefits of a weaker pound

We think that the Egyptian pound needs to fall a lot further which, in the near-term, will push up inflation and harm the sovereign debt position. But it will be key to boosting Egypt’s external competitiveness and attracting foreign investment, thereby supporting Egypt’s long-term growth prospects.

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