Egypt Independent

Suez Canal revenue at $433.1 in April



Revenue from Egypt's Suez Canal fell 0.3 percent in the year to April, the Egyptian Information Portal showed on Wednesday.

Revenue decreased to US$433.1 million in April from $434.6 million in April 2011. Revenue in March was $428 million.

The waterway is a vital source of foreign currency in Egypt, along with tourism, oil and gas exports and remittances from Egyptians living abroad.