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41.7%, increase in value of implemented operations in building and construction sector by private sector in 2016

The Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics (CAPMAS) issued on Monday its annual bulletin of building and construction statistics for private sector companies in 2016. The statistical bulletin stated that the value of building and construction operations that have been implemented by private sector companies increased by 41.7%  to reach EGP 56.4bn in 2016, …

Nihal Samir

Exports of building, construction materials doubled to EGP 41bn in 2016

Egypt’s exports of construction materials has doubled in 2016 to record EGP41.93bn compared to EGP21.93bn during 2015, according to Waleed Jamal Al-Din, president of the Export Council for Building, Refractory and Metallurgy Industries (ECBM). Jamal Al-Din said exports surpassed plans and expectations set by ECBM, adding that they had aimed to increase exports by EGP …

Hisham Salah

Public sector carries out construction worth EGP 20.6bn in 2014/2015: CAPMAS

The construction operations of the public sector increased by 31.3% from fiscal year (FY) 2013/2014 to FY 2014/2015, according to the Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics (CAPMAS). The total value of construction works rose from EGP 15.7bn to EGP 20.6bn. CAPMAS’ Annual Statistical Bulletin of building and construction for public/public business sector companies …

Hossam Mounir

Building quickly and cheaply, but with a concept: Making a home for refugees in Germany

The German Architecture Museum in Frankfurt is inspiring politicians with its exhibition on architecture for refugees. It’s been chosen to represent Germany at the Venice Biennale in 2016, and the world will be watching.
The German Architecture Museum in Frankfurt is inspiring politicians with its exhibition on architecture for refugees. It’s been chosen to represent Germany at the Venice Biennale in 2016, and the world will be watching.

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