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Sinai Cement begins preparations for coal usage

  /  July 23, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Company will link with local contractors and suppliers to equip factory for coal using capabilities

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IDA tenders more than 1,270 land plots for first time since 25 January

  /  July 19, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

IDA will accept the applications from 24 August to 25 September, organisation head says

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Ration card commodities prices increased for quality improvement: Ministry of Supply spokesman

  /  July 19, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

New ration card system provides citizens 20 privately and government-produced products including meat and chicken items, ministry says

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BP invests $10bn in Egypt

  /  July 16, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

British oil company’s north Alexandria project will start production in 2017

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Tourism buses to offer public transportation services in Greater Cairo within weeks

  /  July 16, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Ministry of Transportation says that Cairo governorate will be responsible for managing the buses

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Economists forecast inflation jump in July following fuel price hikes

  /  July 15, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

CBE can control inflation rates through increasing interest rates orVice Chairman of Egyptian Association for Financing and Investment Studies

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Mergers and acquisitions in Middle East up 250% in Q2 2014

  /  July 14, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

The value of M&A deals in Q2 records $14bn, a Thomson Reuters report says

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1,300 MW addition to electricity grid in August may not end power outages: Energy expert

  /  July 13, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Energy expert Mohamed El-Sobky says if natural gas supplies to power stations do not increase, power outages will continue

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Government adopts new electronic system to track progress on development projects

  /  July 12, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

The new system allows the government to electronically monitor the implementation of various government projects

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Administrative reform, social safety net to help economy reach 3.2% growth: Planning minister

  /  July 12, 2014  /  Business  /  1 Comment

El-Araby says the government will announce an administrative reform road map to improve the efficiency of government’s institutions, services and employees this week

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‘Long Live Egypt Fund’ receives over EGP 400m in donations

  /  July 9, 2014  /  Business  /  1 Comment

Latest donation was from a Saudi businessman who contributed EGP 214m to the fund, CBE says

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Environment ministry and Microsoft discuss developing monitoring systems

  /  July 9, 2014  /  Technology  /  No Comments

Minister of Environment Khaled Fahmy seeks development of monitoring system for process of transferring coal and vehicle exhaust emissions

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Post-30 June fund to provide 140 homes for homeless families by the end of 2014

  /  July 8, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Project’s total cost to stand at EGP 61m

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Carrefour to fix basic food items’ prices until end of 2014: Executive Regional Director

  /  July 8, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

The items in question include essential goods such as rice, oil, sugar and other commodities, Herve Majidier says

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Suspension of Gulf aid behind $600m drop in foreign reserves in June: Experts

  /  July 7, 2014  /  Business  /  1 Comment

Foreign reserves register the lowest level since the ouster of former president Mohamed Morsi in July 2013

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North Africa approaching universal access to primary education: UN report

  /  July 7, 2014  /  Business  /  3 Comments

Primary education enrolment increased from 80% to 99% in North Africa over 22 years

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Al-Sisi’s economic orientation in his first month, and its influence

  /  July 6, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Measures to boost economy include reforming taxes and wages, adjusting prices and cutting fuel and electricity subsidies

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Transportation fares see 35% to 50% increase, contrary to government estimates

  /  July 5, 2014  /  Business  /  1 Comment

Egypt’s official statistics agency reported that public transportation fares would increase up to 7%

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Citibank to launch new payment channels in 2014: Vice president

  /  June 28, 2014  /  interviews  /  No Comments

The bank is preparing new customer services which include the launch of two new premium cards products, Arif Raza says

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Egyptian investors’ sensitivity is challenge for foreign exchange market: MerexMarkets

  /  June 18, 2014  /  interviews  /  9 Comments

MerexMarkets will participate in the 2014 Africa Forex Expo in South Africa, the Middle East Expo in Kuwait and the Turkey Forex Expo

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Religious freedom contributes to better economic outcome: Study

  /  June 18, 2014  /  Culture  /  2 Comments

“Religious regulations” negatively affected Egypt’s tourism industry in 2013

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Seoudi under state custody, not nationalised: Supply minister

and   /  June 16, 2014  /  Business  /  1 Comment

Seoudi and Zad supermarkets to reopen their doors for customers in two to three days, says Egyptian Company for Wholesale Trade’s chairman

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World Bank commences social consultations on supporting Egypt

  /  June 16, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Director of World Bank in Egypt Hartwig Schafer says group is keen to listen to stakeholder input

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Egypt to offer $600m in dollar-denominated treasury bills

  /  June 15, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Eligible subscribers from local and foreign banks will access t-bill, CBE says

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Prices of basic items to increase: Citizens Against Price Rises

  /  June 15, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Prices to increase due to production price increases affected by low energy subsidies, says Federation of Egyptian Chambers of Commerce

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Government agencies pursuing high speed, cost-effective internet: Communication Minister

  /  June 11, 2014  /  Technology  /  No Comments

Egypt working towards increasing internet penetration especially in rural and marginalised areas and among persons with disabilities

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Al-Sisi’s win is positive to economy: Standard and Chartered

  /  June 11, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Report says President Al-Sisi has outlined “an ambitious strategy” to revive the economy and deal with unemployment issue

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Annual urban consumer inflation falls to 8.2% in May

  /  June 10, 2014  /  Business  /  8 Comments

May’s annual inflation rate at its lowest since November 2013, says CAPMAS

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Al-Sisi unveils economic plan

  /  June 9, 2014  /  Business  /  15 Comments

New President promises in speech to develop industry and agriculture, halt export of mined raw materials and implement development projects

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Government can legally obtain data on customers under ‘security concerns’: Vodafone

  /  June 8, 2014  /  Business  /  15 Comments

Vodafone discloses the legal power that allows the armed forces and security agencies to order information about its customers

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