Egypt GDP up 5.1% in final 2009 quarter

11 February 2010

The Egyptian cabinet has said that the country's gross domestic product had increased by an annualised 5.1% in the three months to end-December, led by technology, construction and hotels and restaurants, Reuters has reported. Construction grew by 11.5%, the hotels and restaurant sector by 13.1% and the communications and information sector by 12.8%, the cabinet said in a statement.

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