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Cairo Metro explores PPP with banks Subscription

7 October 2015 | By

Egypt has no prior experience with private financing for transport schemes

Progress with PPP projects is of particular importance in Kuwait's utility sector

Private finance not a cost-cutting solution

6 October 2015 | By

Government entities need political will to carry out PPP projects

Abdul Fattah al-Sisi

Egypt’s president supports central bank’s limiting of currency supply Subscription

6 October 2015 | By

Statement from the president’s office calls for the limiting of non-essential imports

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Hossam Abougabal

Egypt’s devaluation conundrum Subscription

6 October 2015 | By

The debate has dominated the agenda for six months

Hossam Abougabal

Cairo’s turbulence could impact projects market Subscription

13 September 2015 | By

The resignation of the government amid corruption allegations will worry investors

Hossam Abougabal

What next for Arabtec in Egypt? Video Subscription

3 September 2015 | By

Arabtec and Egypt fail to agree on housing scheme

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Traffic: The Cairo Metro currently transports about 3 million people a day

Cairo presses ahead with Line 4 of metro

5 October 2015 | By

National Authority for Tunnels also recently launched signalling tender for Line 3

Cairo Metro

Egypt considers PPP for future metro projects

5 October 2015 | By

France provided $1.5bn of financing for Cairo’s metro network between 1979 and 2012

Qatar receives Siemens trams

Egypt studies new tram line

5 October 2015 | By

The new line will be 12 kilometres long with 17 stations


Egypt evaluates bids for PPP project Subscription

1 October 2015 | By

Phases two and three will comprise 27 buildings developed across 39,000 square metres

Egypt's Investment Minister Ashraf Salman

Egypt set to sign key contracts with Saudi investors Subscription

30 September 2015 | By

Investment minister announces finalisation of key real estate contracts

Egyptian President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi

Counter-terrorism efforts too defensive says Al-Sisi Video Subscription

29 September 2015 | By

Egypt’s international position increasingly unclear as its president delivers vague speech

Oman tenders logistics zone maintenance

Egypt set to create new industrial zone Subscription

28 September 2015 | By

GAFI is looking to expand current areas and create three new free zones in Minya, South Sinai and Badr City


Sodic plans residential scheme in Egypt Subscription

27 September 2015 | By

Country currently needs up to 500,000 residential units to enter the market every year

Local joint venture wins Egypt military airport deal

Local joint venture wins Egypt airport deal Subscription

27 September 2015 | By

Three military airports will be built by contracting team


Saudi firm to develop project in Upper Egypt   Subscription

27 September 2015 | By

Egypt has been keen on developing industrial and logistics centres, although focus has been on Suez Canal area so far

Burnt cars at the site of a car bomb used to attack the convoy of Egyptian public prosecutor Hisham Barakat near his house at Heliopolis district in Cairo on 29 June

Cairo rocked by two bombs Subscription

21 September 2015 | By

Two bombs target security staff in Cairo

Egypt tourism

Al-Kharafi launches mixed-use scheme in Egypt Subscription

21 September 2015 | By

Egypt continues to launch new real estate schemes across the country

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Three property projects announced in Egypt

Trade balance affects Egypt’s reserves Subscription

7 October 2015 | By

Egypt’s net international reserves sit at $18bn, failing to reach levels seen pre-2011

Egyptian pound continues depreciation

Egypt's central bank backed into a corner over devaluation Subscription

28 September 2015 | By

Devaluing the pound is not a simple task for the central bank as Egypt remains an import-dominated economy

Commercial bank branches in Mena region

A region lacking in banking access Subscription

28 September 2015

Populations in Middle East and North African countries would benefit from far more extensive branch networks


Egypt’s housing crisis is getting worse Subscription

27 September 2015 | By

Informal housing makes up about 40 per cent of the country’s urban areas following years of neglect from previous governments

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President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi

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Mining & Metals

Mining & Metals: New focus on regional potential Subscription

28 July 2015

Developing the mining sector is becoming more of a focus for governments in the Middle East

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Lafarge Egypt Energy Briefing

Lafarge Egypt Energy Briefing

12 October 2015 | New Cairo. The definitive platform for discussing Egypt’s renewable and alternative energy sector.

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