TOPIC 2015 Egypt Economic Development Conference
The EEDC one year later: Some progress, but most promises unmet
Isabel Esterman | A year ago today, President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi launched the Egypt Economic Development Conference
Capital Cairo: A regime of graphics
Adham Selim | Four months after an extravagant announcement, the government’s plans to establish a new Egyptian
Egypt’s new capital: A city for investments or for alleviating overpopulation?
Mostafa Mohie | After Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb announced plans to build The Capital Cairo at Egypt’s economic
Q&A with Sri Mulyani Indrawati, World Bank managing director
Amira Salah-Ahmed and Isabel Esterman | Whether hailed for spurring growth and helping Egypt modernize its economy or demonized for pushing austerity
Q&A with Dan Ringelstein of SOM, the urban designers behind The Capital Cairo project
Amira Salah-Ahmed | As soon as the plan to develop a new city called The Capital Cairo was announced at the economic conference
After a law liberalizing the electricity sector, Egypt scores major investments at summit
Isabel Esterman | This weekend in Sharm el-Sheikh, electricity sector deals dominated at the Egypt Economic Development
How much FDI is enough to spur economic recovery?
Isabel Esterman | In the lead up to the Egypt Economic Development Conference (EEDC) that opened Friday in Sharm el-Sheikh,
Sharm el-Sheikh: What’s in a destination?
Dina Salah ElDin | South Sinai governor Khaled Fouda gifted 1,000 suits and ties to Sharm el-Sheikh’s taxi and mini-bus
Fall in global oil prices comes as a reprieve for Egypt
Amira Salah-Ahmed | The past eight months have been marked by a sharp and steady decline in global oil prices, a slump not
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Egypt expects $6 billion in Central Bank deposits within days
Sisi: Egypt needs US$200 to $300 billion, EEDC to be annual event
Officials defend recent reforms on day 2 of the EEDC
Update: As economic summit draws to a close, deals said to reach $38.2 billion
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Cheer up
Andeel | "Cheer up, you animal!"