Egypt's economic growth at 4.4% in Q1 of FY 2022/23 - cabinet

A street vendor stands with vegetables and fruits on a road of village market in Badrshein district on the outskirts of Giza, Egypt, October 4, 2022. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

CAIRO, Nov 28 (Reuters) - Egypt posted economic growth at 4.4% in Q1 of the fiscal year 2022/23, a cabinet statement said on Monday.

The unemployment rate rose slightly to 7.4% in Q1 against 7.2% in the corresponding period of FY 2021/22, according to the statement.

Reporting by Momen Saeed Atallah; Writing By Moaz Abd-Alaziz; Editing by Andrew Heavens

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