Egypt Articles & Analysis

As Egypt enters 2018, a newly liberalised local currency and the recent implementation of a much-anticipated investment framework have left the country well positioned for continued economic expansion: the IMF expects GDP growth to reach 4.5% in 2018 and accelerate to around 6% over the medium term.

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Fluctuations in market conditions and an increase in geopolitical tension over trade have seen Egypt delay the sell-off of shares as part of its public offering programme (POP).

Egypt has taken a major step towards reasserting itself as a regional energy hub, halting the import of liquefied natural gas (LNG) following a recent surge in domestic gas production.

Egypt is seeking to support small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) as a way of boosting growth in agricultural exports following an increase in funding to the sector.

Egypt is seeking to expand access to quality education and boost the role of technology as part of efforts to promote sustainable, inclusive growth under Vision 2030.

How are e-commerce platforms adapting to Egypt’s recent economic and regulatory reforms?

Egypt is moving forward with plans to upgrade public health care services following the approval of a $530m loan from the World Bank, which will also support the rollout of a universal health insurance plan.