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Post-Revolution, Egypt Seeks Financial Support

NPR | Jan. 5, 2013 6:59 a.m.

Since its revolution, Egypt’s economy has taken a blow. It has already lost more than half of the foreign currency it once had from investors and tourists. Now the new Egyptian government is fighting to secure a $4.8 billion IMF loan. Host Linda Wertheimer talks to Farah Halime, a business reporter who’s blog Rebel Economy focuses on financial rebuilding after Arab Spring.

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