Egypt’s Ministry of Electricity declared that the unpaid dues from the household, commercial, and governmental entities, had increased to EGP 88b at the end of May, Daily News Egypt reported.

The total late dues from the consumers of household and commercial institutions, and other users had totaled EGP 22.7b. As for the late dues from the governmental institutions – including ministries, sovereign and administrative agencies – the amount rose to EGP 65.4b.

The outstanding dues from the North of Cairo Electricity Distribution Company had reached EGP 3.792b, this includes EGP 890m of late dues from the commercial and household sector and EGP 2.9b of late dues from other customers. As for the outstanding dues from the South of Cairo Electricity Distribution Company, they reached EGP 6.780b, this includes EGP 1.430b from the household and commercial sector and EGP 5.350b from other consumers. Moreover, the outstanding dues from the Alexandria Electricity Distribution Company are estimated at EGP 650m, this includes EGP 148m of late dues from the household and commercial sectors and EGP 502m of late dues from other users.

According to the indebtedness report, the other significant companies that also accounted for big numbers of unpaid dues are: The Canal Company for Electricity Distribution with EGP 2.2b, The North Delta Electricity Distribution Company with EGP 3.195b, The South Delta Electricity Distribution Company with EGP 850m, Beheira Company for Electricity Distribution EGP 2b, and The Middle Egypt Electricity Distribution Company with EGP 1.3b.