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ESU President: The entire country would suffer both economically and politically if the school year stops

Egyptian universities have been under the spotlightdue to the escalating violence since the beginning of the school yearas a reaction to the military backed transition in power. Egypt’s Student Union (ESU)President Mohamed Badran has been under fire for his statements and his political stances. He was able to win the elections against the candidate of …

AbdelHalim H. AbdAllah

Insurance industry, big winner in Egypt’s unrest

Negotiations on investments are underway for insurance sector to fund national projects
The company is considering entering the lending market and financial intermediation
The restructuring of MIHC set up two companies: Misr Property Insurance and Misr Life

Daily News Egypt

Euromoney: Ministry of Supply to procure up to 200,000 tonnes of wheat

Abu Shadi: We are determined to win the war on vendors’ inflated prices

The ministry will create the competition that forces vendors to sell for less
The ministry plans to complete 100 silos this fiscal year
Egypt awarded 7 silos, will issue tenders for 8 this month, and 10 next month
Rice exports are halted until sufficient amounts are secured for domestic consumption

Dahlia Kholaif

Euromoney: UK companies’ interest in Egypt is undiminished

In 2012 imports to the UK from Egypt totalled £624m and UK exports to Egypt were £921m; down significantly from two years earlier
The perception of Egypt generally in the UK and elsewhere is probably worse than it is in reality
Annulment of previous privatizations raises investors’ concerns

Joel Gulhane

Governance, trade and cultural exchanges are the main priorities: new Swedish Ambassador to Egypt

Passionate about the history and culture of the Middle East since her childhood, a talented photographer who enjoys wandering in the old streets of Cairo, the new Ambassador of Sweden in Cairo, Charlotta Sparre, speaks about her mission in Egypt. It is a mission which is full of challenges, but also potentials for prosperous relations and cooperation between Sweden and Egypt. Read the interview.

Daily News Egypt