Yasmine Samra

UN’s Business for Peace kicks off in Egypt

Wed, Nov. 7, 2018

The UN Global Compact Network Egypt launched on Wednesday the two-day fifth edition of its the 2018 Business for Peace Annual Event (B4P) for the first time in Cairo.

Sarwa Capital plans to issue new financial instruments

Tue, Oct. 9, 2018

The Egyptian market needs fresh financial instruments such as sukuk, covered bonds, and short-term bonds, Managing Director of Sarwa Promoting and Underwriting said .

Toward a Cashless Economy

Thu, Sep. 27, 2018

Egypt has taken some serious steps toward financial inclusion, but there are still several barriers on the road to fully achieving it.

Leading Economic Resilience

Wed, Sep. 26, 2018

Recognizing the critical role SMEs play in achieving economic resilience, Egypt has launched several initiatives to drum up much-needed financing for small enterprises, but there are still some obstacles hindering their growth.

Smart Phones with Smarter Budgets

Wed, Aug. 22, 2018

Chinese smartphone and smart hardware maker Xiaomi Global sees great potentials in the Egyptian market, which is yielding the highest sales in the MENA region.

On the Verge of an Industrial Leap

Tue, Aug. 21, 2018

With investments worth $10.9 billion, and a total of 48,000 jobs created, the Tahrir Petrochemicals Corporation signals an overall industrial leap for Egypt.

Backing Egypt’s Private Sector

Mon, Aug. 20, 2018

The International Finance Corporation’s Country Manager Walid Labadi chats with Egypt Today about their future investments in the country, key issues facing the private sector and the sectors they see most potential in.

IFC invests $1.23B in Egypt during 2017/18, plans additional $1B

Wed, Aug. 8, 2018

IFC sees great opportunities in infrastructure projects in Egypt, renewable energy, especially in the wind sector.