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IMF votes on second tranche of Egypt’s loan

The International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) Executive Board plans to vote Thursday on the first review of Egypt’s economic reform programme, in which Egypt will receive $1.25bn. Egypt has received the first tranche of the loan, worth $2.75bn, in November 2016. The IMF had agreed on Egypt’s loan, worth $12bn, in 2016. The IMF delegation came …

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Afreximbank signs loan to Banque Misr worth $200m next week

The African Export-Import Bank’s (Afreximbank) board of directors approved granting a loan to Banque Misr worth $200m. Banque Misr is the second government bank to receive a loan from Afreximbank this year. The National Bank of Egypt (NBE) announced receiving $300m from Afreximbank in April. Akef El Maghraby, vice chairperson of Banque Misr, told Daily …

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Egypt is making good progress in the loan programme, IMF

Christine Lagarde, head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), said on Monday that Egypt is making good progress in the $12bn loan programme, noting that the currency is likely to stabilise after months of depreciation. Lagarde said in an interview during a visit to Dubai that the IMF sees good, noticeable progress by the Egyptian …

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