Egyptian Expatriates

Egypt’s parliament approves new amendments to facilitate tax-free car import for expats

Mon, 27 Feb 2023 - 06:03 GMT

The only fees expats are required to pay now are: 30 percent of customs fees, total development fee and total value added tax (VAT), paid in foreign currency, which will be recovered after five years from the date of payments.

Remittances from Egyptian expats record $20.9B in 8 months: CBE

Thu, 17 Nov 2022 - 02:53 GMT

In August, the remittances from Egyptian expatriates decreased to $2.2 billion, compared to $2.4 billion during July 2021.

Remittances from Egyptian expats record $31.9B in 2021/22: CBE

Tue, 23 Aug 2022 - 02:48 GMT

The CBE elaborated that the period from April to June 2022 witnessed an increase in remittances by 3 percent, to record about $8.3 billion, up from $8.1 billion during the corresponding period.

President Sisi wishes Egyptian expats a happy Eid Adha

Fri, 08 Jul 2022 - 11:52 GMT

The president prayed to Allah to make this Eid a blessed and happy occasion.

Remittances from Egyptian expats hike 7.7% in 4 months, records $3.1B in April

Tue, 05 Jul 2022 - 03:33 GMT

The remittances decreased by 7.2 percent on a monthly basis as it recorded $3.3 billion in March 2022.

Remittances from Egyptian expats record $3.3B in March: CBE

Mon, 16 May 2022 - 02:28 GMT

The CBE clarified that the remittances increased by 44.4 percent on a monthly basis which recorded $2.3 billion in February 2022.

Remittances from Egyptian expats record $24B in 9 months, $2.62B in Sep.

Tue, 21 Dec 2021 - 02:20 GMT

CBE added that remittances from Egyptian expatriates during the first quarter of 2021/2020 climbed 1.5 percent on an annual basis to reach $8.1 billion, compared to $8 billion during the same quarter of 2020/2021.

Remittances from Egyptian expats record $205.3B in 10 years

Mon, 21 Jun 2021 - 11:31 GMT

Moreover, remittances from Egyptian expatriates hiked 10.4 percent during the fiscal year of 2019/2020 to reach $27.8 billion, recording its highest record ever, compared to $25.2 billion during the fiscal year of 2018/2019.

Remittances from Egyptian expats record $27.1B in 11 months of 2020

Tue, 02 Feb 2021 - 01:30 GMT

Remittances from Egyptian expatriates recorded $2.6 billion in November 2020, marking an annual increase of 27.9 percent.

Sisi orders ending crisis of Egyptian expats held in Libya

Wed, 17 Jun 2020 - 09:55 GMT

The president’s order comes shortly after the Libyan Interior Ministry of the Government of National Accord (GNA) said it freed the abused workers in Tarhunah, southeast of the capital Tripoli, who have been kidnapped and humiliated by militias that are b

Libyan authorities announce freeing abused Egyptians, arresting kidnappers

Wed, 17 Jun 2020 - 07:25 GMT

The Libyan authorities on Wednesday said it freed a group of Egyptian workers in Tarhunah, southeast of the capital Tripoli, who have been kidnapped and humiliated by militias that are believed to be allied to the Government of National Accord, which Egyp

Remittances from Egyptian expats jump to $6.7 in Q1 2019/20

Thu, 21 May 2020 - 05:53 GMT

While the volume of private transfers reached about LE 6630 million, compared to LE 5861 million during the compared period, marking an increase of about 4769 million.

Egyptian expats’ remittances hit $34B, exceeding Egypt’s Central Bank figures

Mon, 30 Mar 2020 - 11:47 GMT

“Whenever we succeed in adding the informal economy to the formal sector, this reflects on the economy and enables the state to attract foreign direct investment,” CBE’s governor stressed.

3rd EgyptAir flight brings back hundreds of nationals from Kuwait

Sun, 29 Mar 2020 - 11:32 GMT

An exceptional third flight operated by the Egyptian flag carrier, EgyptAir, arrived from Kuwait to Cairo International Airport, to transfer the Egyptian nationals stuck in the Arab country over coronavirus.

CAPMAS: Egyptian expats work permits reduced to crawl

Sun, 04 Aug 2019 - 01:50 GMT

Indicators referred that the total sum of work licenses given to Egyptian expatriates through the Ministry of Interior hit only one million.

Through expats' eyes: ‘No Place like Egypt’ promotes tourism

Thu, 01 Aug 2019 - 02:07 GMT

Some expatriates started sending 2-minute video footages talking about their vacations in Egypt.

'Egypt Can 4': Resumption of developmental series in various fields

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 - 08:55 GMT

The fourth edition of the "Egypt Can" meetings will be held in December in the Red Sea Governorate.

Kuwaiti MP censures Makram after defending assaulted expat

Tue, 13 Nov 2018 - 12:39 GMT

Fatma Aziz posted a video earlier where she said that a Kuwaiti woman biker had hit her youngest child before she fought with her for shouting.

Manpower min.: Remittances of Egyptians in Jordan hit USD 85 mln in Oct.

Mon, 12 Nov 2018 - 01:08 GMT

Remittances of Egyptian expatriates in Jordan reached USD 85 million in October, Manpower Minister Mohamed Saafan said on Monday.

Protocol signed to facilitate expats’ remittances through Egypt Post

Fri, 14 Sep 2018 - 09:27 GMT

A number of ministries signed Thursday a cooperation protocol that aims to facilitate the transfer of remittances from Egyptian expatriates to their families inside the country.