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Foreign investment in US down sharply

Investment totaled $259.6 billion (€221.2 billion), with the figure representing the second year of decline after a peak in 2015 when foreign investors’ expenditure in the US hit $439.5 billion.

Deutsche Welle

How should the government pace its reforms after the IMF loan approval?

On 11 November, the executive board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved a $12bn three-year extended fund facility for Egypt, in support of the government’s economic reform programme. Ever since negotiations with the IMF started, the government has implemented a number of economic reforms, including passing the civil service and value-added tax laws, floating …

Hisham Salah

Egypt’s economic crisis and the need for a change in policies

“It’s the economy, stupid” was the original phrase which James Carville coined as a lead strategist for Bill Clinton’s successful presidential campaign in 1992 against the then sitting president George H. W. Bush. Its effect was magical. In 1991, 90% of polled Americans approved of Bush’s performance days after American troops moved to defeat Saddam …

Hussein Keshk

Egypt covers 50% of foreign investors’ repatriation backlog

Reuters – Egypt’s central bank has covered 50% of a backlog of dollars owed to foreign investors seeking to repatriate funds from the country, it said in a statement on Thursday. A repatriation scheme opened in March last year and aimed at restoring confidence in Egypt’s economy guarantees foreign investors in Egypt’s stock and government …

Daily News Egypt

What if foreign investment flows in?

Statements on investment and economic achievements made by Mubarak-regime ministers were never met with trust by the general public, while specialists could see that they were nothing more than media fireworks systematically set off to improve the picture of utter destruction the country’s state of affairs had reached. A simple review of the number of …

Mustafa Sakr

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