Banking on tourism

Tourism accounts for one of every seven jobs in Egypt and makes up about 11 percent of the nation’s economy.

Tourism makes up about 11 percent of Egypt’s economy.
SOURCES: Egyptian Ministry of Finance; Egyptian Ministry of Tourism; interview with Egyptian Tourism Minister Mounir Fakry Abdel Noor; World Bank; International Monetary Fund; The Washington Post. Published on April 16, 2011, 10:16 p.m.
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