This is ECES’ second issue of its new Industrial Barometer, published in the summer of 1998. Building on the success of the first issue, the Barometer seeks to provide and analyze real-side economic data on the current state of Egypt’s industrial sector. For each issue ECES conducts a survey of industrial firms in Egypt to evaluate their business and economic expectations in the coming six months. In this second survey, conducted between October and December of 1998, the sample increased to 200 firms in 11 industrial sectors, of which 138 responded.
Author(s): ECES Economists