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Egypt News and Analysis

Egypt power

Acwa in talks with banks for Egyptian IPP loanSubscription

Saudi developer in talks with international banks to explore financing options for power project

Egypt has signed a deal with Eni agreeing to increase the price paid for natural gas the firm produces in the country

Egypt preliminary deal paves the way for Israeli gas importsSubscription

Agreement estimated to be worth $10bn


World Bank set to release $1bn to EgyptSubscription

Cairo finds itself reverting back to support from international financial institutions

Electricity transmission

Kuwait signs Egypt-Saudi electricity link funding dealSubscription

The 25-year loan will cover 15 per cent of the Egyptian side of the project

Nassef Sawiris, CEO of Orascom Construction

Orascom reports third quarter results Subscription

Net income of $24.5m on $1.1bn of revenues

Egypt power

Siemens turbine deal reaches financial closeSubscription

German banks finance record power deal in Egypt

Oman tenders logistics zone maintenance

Russia to develop industrial zone in East Port SaidSubscription

Egypt has been keen on pressing ahead with industrial zone projects in the Suez Canal area

Members of Egypt's High Elections Committee attend a news conference in Cairo on 30 August

Second round of Egypt's parliamentary elections beginSubscription

Egyptians will elect 596 members of the House of Representatives

Nuclear power plant

Russia signs Egypt nuclear power dealSubscription

Deal involves the supply of four reactor units

Combined-cycle power plant

Egypt in negotiations for Dairut IPP Subscription

Only one bid was received for 2,250MW scheme in March

Japan to provide soft loan for Egypt irrigation project

Egypt requires drastic changes to forex policies Subscription

Interview with Radi el-Helw, executive director, Arqaam Securities

Egypt power

Egypt seeks loans from South Korean development fundSubscription

Egypt in talks with South Korean fund for two loans totalling $247m

Gas field

Egypt to export gas to Europe by 2025Subscription

Imports expected to end by 2022

Electricity pylons

Alstom to pay $772m bribery fineSubscription

Bribery case involved transactions committed in Saudi Arabia, Egypt 

President Vladimir Putin of Russia and President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi of Egypt

Russia says bomb caused Egypt crash Subscription

Russia joins US and UK in saying the Metrojet plane was brought down by a bomb on board

Egypt tourism

IFC to provide loan to support Egypt tourismSubscription

The details of the loan remain unclear until the signing ceremony, expected to take place on 19 November

Egypt housing

Arabtec eyes more Egypt housingSubscription

Arabtec submits proposal for more housing despite delays to 1 million home scheme

Egypt Cairo

Central Bank of Egypt moves to strengthen currencySubscription

Financial sector surprised by new strategy


Masterplan for $500m Cairo project revealed VideoSubscription

UK architect wins competition to develop masterplan for major scheme in downtown Cairo

Cairo Metro

Consortium wins third phase of Cairo Metro's Line 3 Subscription

Orascom-led consortium awarded civils contract


Private equity targets energy and industry Subscription

Egypt infrastructure push creates opportunities


Currency shortage impedes Egypt investorsSubscription

Government should take action to improve sentiment

Oman port

Falling liquidity to push up cost of PPPsSubscription

Sound projects will find financing, but on less favourable terms


Private financing resurfaces in regionSubscription

Governments need to create effective and transparent institutions to succeed this time around

Mena fiscal balance and GDP growth

Middle East oil importers struggle to balance booksSubscription

Boost from lower oil import bill wiped out by regional instability

Al-Sisi: Egypt’s president is moving to weed out corruption in government

Egypt's race to attract investmentSubscription

Cairo moves to tackle bureaucracy as investors wait for more reforms

Atter Hanoura, head of Egypt's PPP Central Unit

Egypt's PPP Central Unit moves on new wave of projectsSubscription

Interview: Atter Hanoura, head of the public-private partnership body

Hamad Port

The best and worst ports in the regionSubscription

The shipping industry in the Middle East and North Africa is recording solid growth, but such statistics mask the large gap between the best and the worst ports

Three property projects announced in Egypt

Trade balance affects Egypt’s reservesSubscription

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 devaluationSubscription

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