Economy
New IMF loan agreement — round 2, but without austerity measures
Beesan Kassab | The IMF wants "structural reforms and legislation that aim to reshape the economy on a deeper level"
Farewell to worker participation in the management of the public business sector
Beesan Kassab | The government is taking up the task of “redefining" the role of state-owned companies in Egypt
Kaha: A storied food company struggles to regain its former glory
Omaima Ismail | Kaha’s storied brand had disappeared into the realm of memory.
How is our food security holding up in the pandemic? An interview with agriculture professor Nader Nour Eddin
Osman El Sharnoubi | If the pandemic has shown us anything, it’s that we don’t produce a large portion of our food.
To jump into the unknown: Egyptian laborers stranded in the Gulf in the time of COVID-19
Sara Seif Eddin | The COVID-19 crisis comes as the GCC countries attempt to reduce reliance on foreign labor
How will the government freeze on electricity prices for industries affect the renewable energy sector?
Osman El Sharnoubi | Renewable energy companies say the move will significantly harm the sector over the next five years
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COVID-19 relief? Where is the government getting the money?
Beesan Kassab | The cut is just one of a host of measures that explain the government’s COVID-19 budget policy.
How factories are coping with the COVID-19 pandemic
Mostafa Mohie | Several factories across Egypt have been forced to shut down in recent weeks.
 
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