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Egypt Suez Canal revenue at $469.7 mln in September

A major expansion of the existing 145-year-old waterway is planned

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Revenues from Egypt's Suez Canal reached $469.7 million in September, down from a record $510 million in August, the state information website said on Monday.

The waterway, the fastest shipping route between Europe and Asia, is one of Egypt's main sources of foreign currency.

A major expansion of the existing 145-year-old waterway is planned.