Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) has released a statement says that the net volume of the foreign investment in Egypt had grown to 2.9 billion within the first quarter of the current fiscal year. This sum is compared to $ 1.8 billion in the same period of the previous fiscal year. This means that the foreign investment increased by $ 1.1 billion. The statement added that the increase in foreign investment is linked to additional investment in petroleum sector. On the other hand، investment in real estate grew by $ 237.4 million. However، foreign investors retract off Investing in either security or treasury bonds.