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Reports: McDonald’s raises Big Mac price by 50% in Egypt

One Egyptian media outlet is encouraging people to make McDonald’s food at home in response to the price hike, which comes amid soaring food costs across the region.
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McDonald’s has significantly raised its prices in Egypt, according to local media reports. 

The Egyptian news outlet Akhbarak published a graphic July 17 of McDonald’s prices before and after the jump. A Big Mac combo meal, which includes French fries and a drink, previously cost 52 Egyptian pounds ($2.74). Now, a Big Mac meal costs 78 Egyptian pounds ($4.12). This constitutes a 50% price increase. 

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