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13.9% increase in value of Egyptian imports from East Asian countries in 2015

The Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) recently issued its annual bulletin of trade exchange between Egypt and East Asian countries for 2015, including export and import statistics from Malaysia, China, India, Japan, Indonesia, Pakistan and South Korea The total value of imports from East Asian countries reached EGP 151.6bn in 2015 versus …

Hossam Mounir

India and Africa rekindle trade ties

Until she travelled abroad when she started college, Zara Mwanzia had thought that chapati—the delicious bread she ate while growing up, which most Kenyans still eat—was a local delicacy. “I was surprised to find out that chapati actually originated from India,” she said, musing at how she had been wrong all those years. Zara could …

Pavithra Rao

A historic opportunity for Egypt with India and China

India learned its lesson from China, and knows that industrial development is the best way for India’s economy to grow. Prime minister of India Narendra Modi knows this very well. After he implemented this strategy in Gujarat, he ruled for 13 years and achieved a great deal of success. Therefore, after his appointment as prime …

Ali Waly

Egypt, India sign maritime transportation, other bilateral agreements

President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi signed a maritime transportation agreement with Indian prime minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Friday, after discussing Egypt and India’s bilateral relations. The duo also discussed the latest developments in the Middle East, and their keenness on more cooperation in different fields, as well as counter-terrorism measures. Following the meeting, Al-Sisi …

Sarah El-Sheikh

Al-Sisi, Kerry meet in India to discuss bilateral ties

President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi met with the United States (US) secretary of state John Kerry in New Delhi on Thursday evening, as both officials’ visits to the Indian capital coincided, according to the presidency spokesperson Alaa Youssef. Egypt’s Foreign Affairs Minister Sameh Shoukry also attended the meeting. Al-Sisi stated during the meeting that Egypt is …

Sarah El-Sheikh

Indian leader on African tour

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is touring Mozambique, South Africa, Kenya and Tanzania. His huge country is looking for raw materials and allies in its quest for a permanent seat on the UN Security Council.

Deutsche Welle

Can India be cleaned?

In a bid to improve India’s image, PM Narendra Modi launched a campaign in 2014 to improve sanitation and public cleanliness. Activist Bindeshwar Pathak tells DW the drive needs better coordination between stakeholders.

Deutsche Welle

Examining India’s unsuccessful NSG bid

Despite India’s fervent push for admission into the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), the country remains outside the elite body that regulates nuclear trade worldwide – for now. DW examines the reasons behind this.

Deutsche Welle

Amazon adds billions to Indian investment

Amazon chief executive Jeff Bezos has pledged an additional $3 billion (2.6 billion euros) in investments in India, banking on exponential growth in the online shopping sector in the Asia’s third largest economy.

Deutsche Welle