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Egypt's economy causes concern amid continued protests

As the crisis in Egypt continues, the cost to the country's economy is causing much concern.

Analysts at the French bank Credit Agricole recently estimated the cost to be $310m a day.

Strikes are threatening to cause more economic hardship and some analysts fear the Egyptian pound could collapse.

Hisham Ramez, the Deputy Governor of Egyptian Central Bank, told the BBC the bank will take appropriate action to tackle inflation.

  • 10 Feb 2011
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