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Egypt in crisis

Analysis

Egypt bank exposure to government debt

Egypt banks remain heavily exposed to sovereign debt Subscription

7 August 2014 | By

Lending to private sector remains low

Rigs operating in the Middle East and North Africa, June 2014

Middle East rig count on the rise Subscription

31 July 2014 | By

The region is now the world’s second-biggest market for operating oil rigs

Egypt fiscal balance and government debt

Al-Sisi kicks off austerity drive Subscription

10 July 2014 | By

Protests over fuel subsidy cuts mean the new president faces a difficult balancing act in shrinking Egypt’s fiscal deficit and maintaining his popularity

Nuclear power

Egypt makes another tilt at nuclear power Subscription

30 June 2014 | By David Butter

President Abdul-Fattah al-Sisi named the El-Dabaa nuclear power among his priority national projects in his first speech following his inauguration. The challenge is making it a reality

Mending relations: US Secretary of State John Kerry (left) visited Egypt in late June

Al-Sisi’s foreign policy challenge Subscription

26 June 2014 | By

The new president’s strong-arm moves could both attract investment into Egypt and turn international opinion against him

Growth in Egypt bank loans

Bank lending in Egypt gains momentum Subscription

23 June 2014 | By

Loan volume improves for fourth month in a row

Al-Sisi: Election could usher in a new era

Egypt’s president faces tough task Subscription

22 June 2014 | By

Elected in late May on the back of promises of stability, Abdul Fattah al-Sisi must now tackle Egypt’s entrenched social problems and struggling economy

Abdul Fattah al-Sisi

Unlocking Egypt's investment capital Subscription

12 June 2014 | By

Al-Sisi’s election is seen by many as an investor-friendly move

Investment: Al-Sisi's spending plans could generate much-needed employment

The social challenge facing Al-Sisi Subscription

5 June 2014 | By

New president Abdul Fattah al-Sisi needs to maintain popular support by tackling Egypt’s ingrained social problems

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