Business Barometer

Business Barometer

Publication Number: ECES-BB27-E&A

May, 2011

Author : ECES Economists

Type : Business Barometer

This edition of the Business Barometer reports the results of a stratified sample of 474 public and private firms. The survey covers their assessment of economic growth and the results of their operations in terms of production, sales, inventories, capacity utilization, prices, wages, employment and investments over the first quarter of 2011. It also summarizes their expectations for overall future economic performance as well as their own activities for the remainder of 2011. This edition comes out earlier than scheduled to reflect the impact of the 25th of January Revolution on the business environment in Egypt.