Egypt Industry Articles & Analysis

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With a long-established presence of large-scale manufacturing capacity and a rapidly expanding domestic market, the industrial sector has long been a fundamental component of Egypt’s economy. With the combined potential of a population of nearly 100m and a central location between Africa, Europe and Asia that makes it well situated to service...

 

With fertile agricultural land and a large pool of human resources, Egypt’s competitive advantages for agro-industry have enabled the expansion of one of the country’s most important segments. Its large population has made Egypt an attractive market for both domestic and foreign agro-industrial producers. Despite this, the segment has lagged...

 

The global economy is entering the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), or Industry 4.0, based on the application of new digital and automated technologies in production processes and service delivery. These changes are presenting emerging markets with opportunities such as improved productivity, as well as risks, namely reshoring and the...

 

E-commerce is now well established in developed markets, where the majority of adults make at least occasional purchases online. However, levels of activity on the whole remain relatively low in emerging countries, as these markets are restrained by a wide range of challenges, among them less-developed financial and logistical infrastructure....

As Egypt is the most-populous Arab nation and third-most populous in Africa, population pressure is driving the nation’s economic agenda, with an estimated 3.5m young Egyptians entering the labour force by 2023. Recent years have seen an array of public initiatives aimed at encouraging private sector activity, but these remain hampered by a challenging economic backdrop and structural hurdles.

Egypt is expanding its automotive industry following a series of new developments aimed at boosting domestic production capacity.