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Wednesday, 21 September 2022

Relaxation of import restrictions dominates the airwaves

Surprising no one, the CBE’s leaked new rules for facilitating FX for imports dominated the airwaves yesterday, with the nation’s talking heads trying to gauge how far the new measures would clear an imports backlog crippling the country since spring. Kelma Akhira’s El Hadidi (watch, runtime: 8:44), Salet El Tahir (watch, runtime: 4:43), Yahduth Fi Masr (watch, runtime: 2:46), Al Hadath Al Youm (watch, runtime: 6:56) and Masaa DMC (watch, runtime: 9:46) all had coverage. We have the details in this morning’s news well, above.

The release of another 28 pre-trial detainees following a presidential pardon got a mention from Al Hayah Al Youm (watch, runtime: 5:56) and Al Hadath Al Youm (watch, runtime: 7:47).

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