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Egypt targets budget deficit of 7.2 pct, GDP growth of 6.1 pct in FY 19/20 -minister

CAIRO, March 19 (Reuters) - Egypt is targeting a budget deficit of 7.2 percent and GDP growth of 6.1 percent in the 2019-2020 financial year, Finance Minister Mohamed Maait said on Tuesday on the sidelines of an industry conference.

Egypt's financial year runs from July to June. (Writing by Nadine Awadalla; Editing by Catherine Evans)

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