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IMF Mission Chief For Egypt Subir Lall

Egyptian IPO programme helps attract equity financing for the companies: IMF

IMF Mission Chief for Egypt Subir Lall welcomed the Egyptian authorities’ announcement regarding the initial public offerings (IPO) programme for a number of state-owned companies. On 18 March, Prime Minister Sherif Ismail said that Egypt plans to offer shares of 20 state-owned companies in the next one and half years, 10 of which are already …

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 Dangerflow performs onstage concerts with Ahmed Sheba, other Egyptian artists 

Dangerflow, an American hip-hop group from Miami, Florida is bringing their exciting sound to Egypt for a series of concerts in Cairo and Alexandria, according to a Tuesday press statement from the US Embassy in Cairo. Dangerflow’s visit is a part of the US Department of State’s American Music Abroad (AMA) programme, which is the second in the embassy’s Al …

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Sudan meetings will iron out GERD differences: Ethiopian ambassador

Ethiopian Ambassador to Egypt Taye Atske-Selassie said that the nine-party ministerial meetings which began in Sudan on Wednesday will iron out the differences between Sudan, Egypt, and his country regarding the construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). The Sudan meetings will be held over two days with the participation of ministers of water resources …

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Ethics, sincerity are priorities for new inspection team: Food Safety Authority

The Egyptian Food Safety Authority is exerting significant efforts to improve the qualifications of its new inspection team, which is responsible for monitoring the quality of various kinds of foods in Egypt, said chairperson of the authority, Hussein Mansour, at a press conference organised by the Canadian Business Council (CBC) on Wednesday evening. “We will be the only official authority that monitors the quality …

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Egyptian-Portuguese Business Council to begin first meetings in March

New chairperson of the Egyptian-Portuguese Business Council (EPBC), Mohamed Abul-Enein, said that the council will start its first meetings in March, after a decision to form the council was recently issued by Minister of Trade and Industry Tarek Kabil. “The first EPBC meeting will be held in the presence of council members to share views about how …

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Two promotional German delegations to visit Egypt

The German-Arab Chamber of Industry and Commerce (GACIC) will host two German delegations in March and April, both coming for trade fairs and promotion purposes. On the occasion of both visits, the GACIC will organise two events, the first will be held on 28 March, with the aim of promoting for the world’s trade fair …

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Poland to close its trade promotion office in Egypt

The Polish government decided to liquidate its trade and investment promotion section at its embassy in Cairo starting from 1 February 2018, said head of the office Tomasz Przygoda. “30 April is the last working day in Egypt then the office will be closed,” added Przygoda noting, that the liquidation decision includes many other Polish …

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4 years of fluctuating macroeconomic indicators

The Egyptian economy has gone through a wide range of changes in the past four years, implementing a reform programme backed by a $12bn loan from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is a turning point. For many Egyptians, 3 November 2016 was an historical day, as the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) announced the pound’s …

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GIS director visit to Sudan complements FM efforts: experts

Acting Director of the Egyptian General Intelligence Service (GIS), Abbas Kamel, visited Sudan on Sunday and met with Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir. The meeting is a sign of improving the situation of bilateral relations that have been facing some challenges recently, said former assistant foreign minister Gamal Bayomi. “I am very optimistic with the relations …

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