Yasmine Samra

The Comeback of the Pound

Sun, Jan. 14, 2018

With the most painful reforms behind us, most indicators show significant improvement, and an economy well-placed for a strong recovery in 2018.

Egypt’s economy to grow by 4.5% in FY 2017/18: WB

Wed, Jan. 10, 2018

Egypt’s economic growth will be boosted by ongoing reforms and improved business climate, the World Bank predicted in a Wednesday report.

Business as Usual

Mon, Jan. 1, 2018

Saudia Arabia’s recent purge raises questions over what the lockdown could mean for Saudi investments in Egypt.

Financing Climate Protection

Tue, Nov. 14, 2017

To support Egypt’s climate protection efforts, the European Investment Bank is financing a range of projects, including a wastewater treatment plant in Alexandria.

Bringing Back German Investments

Mon, Nov. 13, 2017

CEO of the German-Arab Chamber of Industry and Commerce Andreas Hergenroether assesses recent reforms, trade volumes, investment plans and the economic outlook

IMF's mission agrees on Egypt's loan 3rd disbursement

Fri, Nov. 10, 2017

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) announced it has reached a staff-level agreement with the Egypt on the second review of its economic reform program.

Measure for Measure

Sun, Nov. 5, 2017

While the IMF has praised Egypt’s progress in reforms, affirming that “the difficult steps have been taken,” further structural reforms will need to be put in place.

Fiscal gap is estimated at $10-12B in FY 2017/18: Garhy

Mon, Sep. 18, 2017

Minister of Finance Amr Al-Garhi announced that Egypt's fiscal gap is estimated at $11B in FY 2017/18