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Moody’s upgrades Egypt’s ratings to B2

Moody’s, credit rating agency, upgraded Egypt’s rating to B2 from B3 and changed the country’s outlook to stable from positive. Finance Minister Mohamed Moeit said that Moody’s decision to raise the credit rating of Egypt to B2 while maintaining a “stable outlook” is a new certificate from the world’s leading rating agency for the success of …

Shaimaa Al-Aees

Egypt in the eyes of international rating agencies

Fitch In January, Fitch Rating Agency restored Egypt’s outlook to stable for the first time since it was downgraded to negative nearly three years ago. This reflects an improvement in an economy hammered by years of violence and political instability that had a massive toll on foreign reserves and many industries. The ratings firm, however, …

Dahlia Kholaif

Egypt: Too big to bail!

An interesting assumption is continuously being adopted by many of Egypt’s intelligentsia as well as political analysts: “Egypt is too big to fail!” Several people have weaved their own theories touting Egypt’s strategic position and weight in the region which will make it unwise for the “powers that be” to allow it to descend into …

Dr Mohamed Fouad

Egypt placed 107 in global competitiveness rating

The World Economic Forum (WEF) issued its annual global competitive report, showing that Egypt’s competitive rating slipping 13 places to 107th place. The Egyptian market, in the view of many economic experts, lacks discipline and transparency. The price of goods and services’ do not represent actual patterns of supply and demand, in addition to other …

Islam Serour

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