Green bonds

Private sector to launch green bonds worth $200M: Planning Minister

Tue, 09 May 2023 - 03:16 GMT

The planning minister stressed that the private sector plays a decisive role in supporting the development of a comprehensive and resilient green economy

Norway's Scatec ASA to issue green bonds worth $334.5M to refund projects at Egypt's Benban Solar Park

Thu, 28 Apr 2022 - 10:15 GMT

The duration of those bonds is 19 years.

Egypt first country in Middle East to issue Samurai bonds: What you need to know

Wed, 06 Apr 2022 - 01:42 GMT

As per the Egyptian Ministry of Finance’s announcement late in March regarding issuing Samurai bonds, Egypt would thus be a leader in the Middle East in this field, the Cabinet said on Wednesday.

Egypt 1st African country to issue green bonds

Sun, 23 Jan 2022 - 10:07 GMT

These bonds are issued to obtain financing for sustainable projects related to the environment and climate.

IFC invests in Egypt’s 1st private sector green bond by $100M

Tue, 03 Aug 2021 - 02:17 GMT

IFC added in a statement that this investment is to help unlock finance for climate-smart projects, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and support the country's transition to a greener economy.

FRA approves issuance of first companies' green bonds at $100M

Wed, 30 Jun 2021 - 06:48 GMT

In a statement on Wednesday, the authority said the proceeds of the green bonds will be used in funding environmental projects, including clean energy ventures.

Al-Mashat: Egypt’s issuance of first green bonds in the region opens new chapter for economic progress

Mon, 19 Oct 2020 - 04:08 GMT

Minister Rania Al Mashat states that Egypt’s mega infrastructure projects and issuance of the first green bonds in the region “contributing to a new chapter in Egypt’s economic progress”

Egypt to issue first green bonds by the end of this year

Thu, 24 Sep 2020 - 01:18 GMT

The revenues of the bond issuance will be directed in eco-friendly investments such as using solar and wind power in producing electricity.

Belarus, Russia cooperate in building Dabaa NPP

Sat, 22 Feb 2020 - 12:42 GMT

“We may launch a joint civil engineering project over there,” Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko said.

Egypt to issue intergovernmental green bonds

Sat, 22 Feb 2020 - 12:40 GMT

The green bonds aim to enhance the state’s vision towards strengthening investments in climate and environmental projects.

Kojak: Egypt keen on benefiting from int'l expertise in boosting investments

Tue, 04 Feb 2020 - 02:27 GMT

Kouchouk said Egypt is also working on reducing its debts and budget deficit.

Egypt saves LE 650B through reform program

Tue, 10 Dec 2019 - 10:52 GMT

Ma’it said that the ministry is studying developing three new types of bonds for investors in the next 2 years to diversify the state’s sources to control the deficit bill.

Egypt postpones issuing green, Asian bonds to next fiscal year

Sun, 14 Apr 2019 - 03:13 GMT

The issuances were planned to take place in the current fiscal year but were postponed to give the government time to comply with Euroclear regulatory requirements.

EFSA studies establishing Transactions Risk Fund: Omran

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 - 01:36 GMT

Omran said the authority will also work on preparing the legal framework for new financial tools, such as the Green Bonds.

Opinion: Green Bonds and the Future of Finance in Egypt

Mon, 17 Apr 2017 - 10:00 GMT

A look at why Egypt is in need of green bonds and just how to get the market