Egypt's tourism revenues jumped by 155.2% in 9 months

Added on Jul 26, 2018

The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) data showed that Egypt's revenues from tourism jumped by 155.2% during the first nine months of the current fiscal year compared to the same period of 2016-2017.

Egypt's revenues from tourism from July to March 2017 reached about $ 7.25 billion, compared to $ 2.84 billion in the same period last year.

By 2017, Egypt's revenues from the tourism sector jumped by 123.5 percent to about $ 7.6 billion, with the number of tourists coming to the country rising 53.7 percent to about 8.3 million.