Economy
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
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.
Declining foreign reserves, explained
Beesan Kassab | Foreign currency reserves have dropped by about $8 billion since the start of the pandemic
Ghazl al-Mahalla: Beleaguered public company steps up to help combat pandemic
Omaima Ismail | The company's move will eventually increase domestic face mask production by nearly 30 percent
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Egypt, corona and the IMF: What do we know about the new loan?
Beesan Kassab | The IMF plans to hold a meeting on May 11 to consider the Egyptian government's request
Business as usual: Egypt continues to cut social spending in 1st corona budget
Beesan Kassab | "Now is absolutely not the right time to cut beneficiaries out of food subsidies”
 
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