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Egypt in crisis


Economic impact: Frequent power cuts are causing havoc for local businesses

Tackling Egypt's gas crisis Subscription

18 September 2014 | By

Cairo will have to tackle dysfunctional subsidies and resolve pricing disputes in order to shrink the shortage of gas

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

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

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