Death on the Nile? Egypt's economy post-uprising
16 July 2013 Last updated at 23:11 BST
An interim leader is in place following the ousting of Mohammed Morsi, but Egypt's economy remains in a fragile state.
Unemployment and inflation are high and many workers have left the country to try and seek employment abroad.
The BBC's Rana Jawad reports from the Nile, on the impact of the ongoing crisis.