• Industry

    Many emerging markets are working to build their manufacturing sectors to maximise the value of their natural resources. OBG provides an overview, highlighting key areas for investment. Typical industries covered include agro-food, automotive, petrochemicals, pharmaceuticals and textiles.
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Alongside a rapidly expanding renewable energy segment, Egypt is looking to adopt hydrogen technology to further diversify the energy mix. The construction of green hydrogen facilities will support the government’s plan to establish Egypt as global energy leader in line with Egypt Vision 2030. The International Energy Agency believes that hydrogen will be an integral part of a...

Egypt’s energy sector proved largely resilient to the initial impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, when demand for fuel and feedstock dropped amid lockdowns and travel restrictions. Heavy investment in the industry, new oil and gas discoveries, and a strong refining industry now place Egypt in an advantageous position to capitalise on the resurgence of global travel and economic...

Chapter | Industry & Retail from The Report: Egypt 2022

Egypt has made some progress in improving industrial development, but the government is working to focus on specialisation in certain segments – particularly textiles and pharmaceuticals. Indeed, scaling up investment in manufacturing is a policy priority, as the country’s value-added growth in this sector has been sluggish compared to other emerging economies. Namely, the country aims to...

Chapter | Energy & Utilities from The Report: Egypt 2022

Egypt has turned its oil and gas industry around in the years since 2015: heavy investment in this industry now places Egypt in an advantageous position to capitalise on the resurgence of global travel and economic activity. The opening of new transport routes for hydrocarbons will help the country become a global energy centre connecting Europe, MENA and Asia. In addition to redeveloping its...

Located at the geographic centre of the MENA region, Egypt has a well-documented history that has seen it accumulate knowledge and wealth over millennia. Egypt proved resilient during the Covid-19 pandemic: it was the only country in the MENA region to record positive GDP growth in 2020. Its economy has been widely driven by the execution of Egypt Vision 2030. This plan notably aims to increase annual GDP to 12% in 2030.

Qatar’s retail sector fared well in 2020 and 2021 despite the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. Although shopping outlets were forced to close in the spring of 2020 when governments around the world imposed lockdown measures to stem the spread of the virus, reopening began as early as that summer. In the months since, retail stores and malls in Qatar have welcomed customers...

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