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How to make LE89 bn in fuel subsidies disappear: Egyptians brace for steep price hikes
Waad Ahmed | What will it mean for Egypt to try to meet the 2019 deadline for liberalizing fuel prices?
Escaping the poverty cycle? 3 years of Takaful and Karama
Waad Ahmed | Inflation, limited payout increases and an impeded rollout have marked government subsidy programs
1 year later: How has flotation impacted individuals and investors?
Osman El Sharnoubi | Egypt has seen living standards diminish and experienced a questionable impact on investment
Can dependence on ‘hot money’ boost the economy amid risks of social tensions?
Waad Ahmed | Find out whether the influx of over US$17 billion in investments augurs prosperity or crisis
Slash and burn: Reducing fuel subsidy bill at whose expense?
Waad Ahmed | Government continues pattern of price hikes for subsidized fuel types to reduce fuel subsidy bill
How can government maintain target budget deficit and fund new social spending increase?  
Osman El Sharnoubi | To fund increased social spending, the state will turn to measures that will increase the strain on Egyptians
Where does government stand in implementing terms of IMF loan agreement?
Osman El Sharnoubi | Mada Masr tracks Egypt's compliance with terms of IMF staff report timetable as the fund conducts review
A disconnect of interest: The social injustice hidden in Egypt’s monetary policy
Waad Ahmed | Would increasing interest benefit international creditors at the expense of Egypt's poor?
Investment between 2 IMF loans: An unchanged philosophy and challenges to governance
Waad Ahmed | New investment legislation aims to address ongoing challenges to post-2011 investment governance
 
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Opinion
Amr Adly
The IMF is neither the problem nor the solution
Development does not co-exist naturally with free market policies
Amr Adly
The IMF as knee surgeon on a cancerous patient
"You ask me about the poor and their problems? These are issues that need creative solutions"
Ayman Ismail
13 simple truths about the economy
You cannot attract foreign investors if you can't keep your local investors.
 
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News
Employment continues to decline despite upturn for Egypt’s non-oil private sector
Inflation eases in September but Egyptians’ purchasing power continues to fall
IMF passes Egypt’s first loan review on condition of stronger fiscal adjustments
IMF releases staff agreement on Egypt loan, mission chief commends economic program’s progress
IMF’s failure to meet transparency timeframe on Egypt’s loan suggests government objections: EIPR
IMF: Egypt’s new import tariffs not a condition for $12 billion loan
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