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. 

Download file: English

Organization: ILO, Agence Française de Developpement

Theme: Other

Topics: Finance, Industry, Labour, Green Jobs/Economy, COP22 List of UN Publications

Type of material: Other

Publication date: 2016

Language: English