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Egypt in crisis


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

Investor sentiment has cooled since the lofty plans announced by President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi in March at the Egypt Economic Development Conference (EEDC) in Sharm el-Sheikh

Confidence in Egyptian economy cools Subscription

17 September 2015 | By

Investor sentiment has been subdued as political and economic instability continue

Top 100 projects Q2 2015

Iraq projects market value collapses in Top 100 projects index Subscription

19 August 2015 | By

But the value of the index in the second quarter edges higher

Egypt projects pipeline

Egypt faces financing bottleneck Subscription

10 August 2015 | By

Cairo has a huge demand for finance, but local banks are thinly stretched by government borrowing while international lenders are wary of currency risk

New Suez Canal

More port projects follow Suez Canal expansion Subscription

30 July 2015 | By

Expanded canal to generate more revenues for the government

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

All the latest MEED news, data and analysis on Egypt's economy

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

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