This brief presents that in Egypt, spending on fuel subsidies was a drain on public finances with benefits skewing toward the rich and exacerbating inequalities. The document also shows that subsidies were reduced to balance the budget and target wasteful consumption and emissions.
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Organization: ILO, Agence Française de Developpement
Topics: Finance, Industry, Labour, Green Jobs/Economy, COP22 List of UN Publications
Type of material: Other
Publication date: 2016