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Professor Amirah Haddad’s research presents short-, medium-, and long-term proposals for industrial policy changes
The leaders of the world’s most important nations are in China this weekend for the annual G20 meeting. Among the hopes for this year’s summit: New China-US joint commitments to fight climate change could be on the menu.
At the annual Ambrosetti Forum gathering of elites at Lake Como, Italian PM Renzi told political and economic influentials that Italy needs more time to reform.
86 Chinese companies have invested more than $1.1bn in the Suez Canal area, says CCTV
Small- and medium-sized enterprises (SME) may be the best solution for Egypt’s poor economic state. SMEs have the ability to provide a large number of jobs to subdue unemployment and produce important products. In May, the executive manager of the Egyptian Banking Institute (EBI) Mona El-Baradei said that the number of SMEs in Egypt constitutes …
Oil and gas industry representatives are gathering in Norway for the biennial ONS energy conference. Conference Committee Chair John Knight talks to DW about the role of oil and gas in a transitioning energy economy.
On 11 August, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) announced that it had reached an initial agreement with Egypt to lend the country $12bn over a three-year period, joining Iraq, Tunisia, and Jordan in taking money from the Washington-based fund. Egypt’s programme is likely to see the government of President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi move toward a …
The German economy has logged another quarter of expansion, the National Statistics Office has confirmed.
In the second part of a two-part interview, Al-Sisi included similar rhetoric from previous speeches, ranging from praising national projects, denying the negative effects of foreign loans on lower classes, and defending the army’s role of the army in the economya
Private sector development is still a huge challenge for Egypt’s economy. The business climate should be one of the prime targets for the government, particularly as Egypt dropped down in the Doing Business ranking for 2015–2016. There could not be a better time to take the necessary legal steps to improve the business climate in …
The South Korean president has granted pardons to thousands of people who’d been convicted of crimes. Among them are many businessmen, who were called upon to contribute towards kick-starting the economy.
While losing some of its previous momentum, the German economy is still in a robust state, logging higher-than-expected growth in the second quarter. Exports and private consumption were behind the expansion.
As Zambians head to the polls on Thursday, tough economic times will be on the minds of most voters. Inflation is high and prices of commodities have gone up.
It is obvious that The Economist has chosen to take sides with those bent on undermining Egypt, says Abu Zeid
China has logged worse-than-expected trade figures for July, with both exports and imports falling sharply. The world’s second-largest economy is feeling the pinch of lackluster domestic demand and mounting debt.
Al-Sisi appears to lack fundamental understanding of the potential economic and political damage that a soaring US dollar can do to a mangled Egyptian economy
Egypt aims to develop manufacturing, agriculture, and tourism sectors
Egypt needs this particular loan in light of the suffering economy, says El-Qosayer
The committee’s decision comes in an effort to control the rising rate of inflation which reached a record high of 14.8% in June
It is hoped that this will achieve stability in Egypt’s financial markets, as well as realising targeted growth rates.
The Japanese government has said it’ll compile a huge stimulus package to kickstart the Asian country’s flagging economy. The announcement put more pressure on the Bank of Japan to increase monetary easing.
Worrying uncertainty and structural weakness inform depression in world economic growth, commodity prices buoy MENA, says IMF
Amid concern that the Chinese economy would slip further, second quarter data shows that it may have found its footing. But analysts are plenty worried about the reliance of state intervention to uphold growth.
Higher Investment Council headed by Al-Sisi to review all investment laws and procedures
Current pace of borrowing will drive external debt over safe limits within two years; the government lost $100bn of investments at Sharm El-Sheikh conference, says Prime Holding economist
Until now, China has forgone being titled a market economy, a matter far beyond semantics. It believes the time to change this has come. But it still has to convince the EU of the same – either through talks or threats.