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Egypt has 18th slowest broadband in the world: Ookla

  /  August 27, 2014  /  Technology  /  No Comments

In February, thousands of Egyptian attempted to start an “internet revolution”, protesting against poor services and high prices

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Al Qalaa targets 25% revenue growth, $700m from noncore industries’ exit: Hisham El-Khazindar

  /  August 27, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Company expected to announce details on new exit before the end of 2014, according to co-founder and managing director

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Tablets remain ‘untapped market’ in Egypt: Nielsen

  /  August 27, 2014  /  Technology  /  No Comments

Ages of tablet users vary between 20 and 55 years old, consumer behaviour firm noted

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Government seeking EGP 24bn in tax arrears

  /  August 27, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

The government is aiming to collect EGP 24bn from the total tax arrears recorded during the current fiscal year, compared to the 16bn collected during the past fiscal year, head of Income Tax Authority Mostafa read the rest…

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Suez Canal development project studies to begin next week: Dar Al-Handasah official

  /  August 26, 2014  /  Business  /  1 Comment

Studies will include data collection and objective setting, director of operations at Dar Al-Handasah says

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Administrative matters behind delays in Suez Canal certificates issuing: Finance Ministry

  /  August 25, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Government has yet to announce official date for investment certificates

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Electricity ministry aims to attract private sector investment for Inga dam

  /  August 23, 2014  /  Business  /  1 Comment

A connection will be made between the Congolese and Egyptian dam, says undersecretary of electricity ministry

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Suez Canal investment certificates announced Monday: Finance ministry official

  /  August 23, 2014  /  Business  /  1 Comment

The official expected the certificates to collect between EGP 30bn and EGP 40bn

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Studies on Suez Canal Project to start within days: Dar Al-Handasah operations director

  /  August 20, 2014  /  Business  /  1 Comment

There is an “aggressive” plan to finish the studies as soon as possible, Yehia Zaki says.

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Supply service call centre to be inaugurated Thursday: MCIT

  /  August 20, 2014  /  Technology  /  No Comments

Hotline to be established to receive complains from citizens and keep them informed of their ration supplies, said MCIT

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Dar Al-Handasah wins Suez Canal project bid; 8 months needed to finish master plan

  /  August 19, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

French engineering services company Egis selected to evaluate performance of project master plan

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Rumours of IMF negotiations untrue: Finance Minister

  /  August 18, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

An IMF delegation will visit Egypt before the end of 2014, minister adds

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No ceiling for acquiring Suez Canal investment certificates

  /  August 18, 2014  /  Business  /  2 Comments

A source close to the project stated that Dar Al-Hanadasah is the Suez Canal bid winner

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Beltone manages EGP100m Misr Insurance investment fund

  /  August 18, 2014  /  Politics  /  2 Comments

Firm will not invest with the fund in the stock market, investor relations manager says

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Shift in Suez Canal financing comes under scrutiny

  /  August 17, 2014  /  Business  /  3 Comments

Investment certificates expected to encourage investors with higher-than-average interest rates

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13.3% unemployment during Q2 2014: CAPMAS

  /  August 17, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Work force inches by 0.01% compared to preceding quarter, says statistics agency

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The Suez Canal Project: Then and now

  /  August 16, 2014  /  Business  /  2 Comments

Member of Public Front of the Suez Canal says $13bn target is exaggerated

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Egypt and Russia to establish industrial zone in Suez Canal

  /  August 13, 2014  /  Business  /  2 Comments

No clarification was provided on whether the industrial zone Al-Sisi mentioned and the one Abdel Nour mentioned are the same project

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Xerox targets over 20% YOY growth: General Manager of Xerox Egypt

  /  August 13, 2014  /  interviews  /  No Comments

The company dominated the products segment in the banking sector, Ashraf Al Arman noted

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Businessman, real estate company donates EGP45m to Tahya Masr Fund

  /  August 13, 2014  /  Business  /  1 Comment

Instalments to be paid over the coming years

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Over 50% of Egyptian youth are poor: CAPMAS

  /  August 12, 2014  /  Business  /  1 Comment

The statistics agency stated that 29%or approximately 5.8 million, of the country’s youth are unemployed.

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15 richest men in Egypt worth over $23bn: Egypt Business Directory

  /  August 11, 2014  /  Business, Economy  /  1 Comment

Sawiris, Mansour and Sewedy family make a strong showing on list

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Increase in Suez Canal revenues and shares’ return expected in two years: El-Araby

  /  August 11, 2014  /  Business  /  1 Comment

An increase in revenue from the Suez Canal project and its shares can be expected in two years, Minister of Planning and Administrative development said Ashraf El-Araby during a television interview late Sunday. The minister read the rest…

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Negotiations with Russian importers ongoing: APEC chairman

  /  August 11, 2014  /  Business, Economy, Trade  /  No Comments

Minister of Industry and Foreign Trade to visit Russia in September

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Inflation sees biggest monthly surge since 2008

  /  August 10, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Increased demand on commodities and fuel prices behind the 3.3% month on month rise in inflation, CAPMAS says

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Industry, food and metal production rose during 2012: CAPMAS

  /  August 9, 2014  /  Business  /  1 Comment

Risen value of several commodities influenced production value, government statistics agency indicates

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Exports register $1.4bn in July, $13.34bn since beginning of 2014: Industry Ministry

  /  August 9, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Exportation targets of the Ministry of Planning conflict with those of Ministry of Industry and Foreign Trade

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Egypt has potential to grow, but sustainability depends on government: World Bank

  /  August 9, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Pace of growth in seven Middle Eastern countries remains “far below” the rates expected in the 2000s, the World Bank indicates

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British Airways improves website for customers with disabilities

  /  August 6, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Airline offered new services based on customer feedback

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Kantar Worldpanel launches in Egypt

  /  August 6, 2014  /  Business  /  1 Comment

First dataset on consumer behaviour in Egypt to be available by January 2015

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