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Finance Minister Mohamed Moeit

IMF approves $2bn loan tranche to Egypt: Minister of Finance

The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved the disbursement of $2bn to Egypt as the fifth tranche of its $12 loan, the Minister of Finance, Mohamed Moeit, announced on Monday. So far, Egypt has received $10bn from the extended $12bn loan facility signed in 2016. Moeit said that Egypt is expected to …

Daily News Egypt

IMF approves 4th $2bn tranche of Egypt’s loan

The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved today the disbursement of the fourth tranche of the IMF loan to Egypt worth $2bn, as part of the extended $12bn loan facility over three years. The IMF’s approval followed the completion of the third review of the IMF’s economic reform programme, during their visit …

Nevine Kamel

IFC provides first loan to support Egypt’s construction industry

The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, is providing a $15m loan mainly in Egyptian pounds to Vinavil Egypt for Chemicals, a leading manufacturer of construction-related materials, to help the company boost production and create jobs, according to a press statement on Wednesday. The statement said that the IFC’s financing …

Shaimaa Al-Aees

Egypt receives final $1bn tranche of World Bank loan

Egypt has received the third and final $1bn tranche of the $3bn World Bank loan on Wednesday, according to Minister of Investment and International Cooperation Sahar Nasr. Nasr added that Egypt has received another $150m from the Group of Seven (G7), in addition to receiving $250m from Germany and $170m from France, to fund the …

Mohamed Samir

Attijariwafa Bank Egypt loan portfolio grew 31% at end-Q3 2017

Real estate, energy, food, leasing, microfinance sectors accounted for large part of bank’s loans Attijariwafa Bank-Egypt achieved a 31% growth in total loans by the end of Q3 2017, after the bank registered growth in corporate loans by 38% to reach EGP 8.6bn, up from EGP 6.3bn at the end of 2016. According to the …

Daily News Egypt

How to get a personal loan from AlexBank

If you are a government or private sector employee whose employer transfers salaries to the bank through a written statement, you can obtain a personal loan from the Bank of Alexandria (AlexBank). According to the bank, the payment period is up to eight years, with competitive interest rates and fees. The minimum amount of financing …

Daily News Egypt

$10m loan to finance MSMEs from SANAD in partnership with Banque du Caire

The SANAD Fund for MSMEs (SANAD) announced, in a press statement on Monday, that it will finance a $10m senior loan to Egypt’s Banque du Caire to support the expansion of the bank’s lending operations for micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs). Banque du Caire, which is Egypt’s sixth largest bank, with its status as …

Mohamed Samir

Egypt to receive final $500m tranche of AfDB loan 

Egypt signed on Sunday an agreement to receive the third and final $500m portion of its $1.5bn African Development Bank (AfDB) loan. The agreement was signed between Minister of Investment and International Cooperation Sahar Nasr and Malinne Blomberg, the AfDB’s country manager for Egypt. The AfDB loan aims to finance Egypt’s comprehensive structural reform programme. …

Mohamed Samir

Arabian Cement Company to settle off $30.9m NBE loan by Mid-2021

Arabian Cement Company (ACC) announced that it received approval on rescheduling the $30.9m loan granted by the National Bank of Egypt (NBE), according to press statement on Wednesday. The statement said that the loan will be repaid on 15 quarterly instalments at 2m each, with a debt rate on foreign currencies of 5% above London …

Shaimaa Al-Aees

How to obtain a personal loan from Banque du Caire?

Banque du Caire offers personal loans to public and private sector employees, as well as to bank employees. The minimum monthly income required for obtaining the loan is EGP 300 for public sector employees, EGP 1,500 for private sector employees, and EGP 2,000 for bank employees. The maximum amount for a personal loan is EGP …

Daily News Egypt

IMF approves disbursement of $2bn third portion of loan to Egypt

The executive board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) announced Wednesday its completion of the second review of Egypt’s economic reform programme, allowing the disbursement of $2bn, the third portion of the $12bn IMF loan to Egypt approved in November. The third portion brings the total disbursements to about $6.08bn. The IMF delegation completed their …

Mohamed Samir

NREA negotiates with 5 banks to obtain EGP 1bn revolving loan

The New and Renewable Energy Authority (NREA) is currently in talks with five local banks to obtain a revolving loan worth EGP 1bn to finance solar power projects with capacities of less than 500 kW. Sources from the NREA said that it is negotiating with Banque Misr, the National Bank of Egypt (NBE), and the …

Mohamed Farag

IMF to convene in December over 2nd part of $12bn Egypt loan

The International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) board of directors is set to convene on 20 December to discuss the second portion of the $12bn loan to Egypt. An IMF mission visited Egypt from 25 October to 9 November to review Egypt’s IMF-supported economic reform programme. According to Subir Lall, IMF mission chief for Egypt, fund experts …

Ahmed Ismail