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Egyptian Iron and Steel Company mines to be spun off despite worker objections
Egyptian Iron and Steel is the only Egyptian company that uses iron ore found in Egypt’s mines.
Entering the gated compound game: A look at the plan to develop a new Heliopolis Company for Housing and Development
Beesan Kassab | The firm has relied on selling its precious land stock to make revenues in recent years
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
More talk, little action: Why are Egyptian authorities unable to sell stakes in state-owned companies?
Omaima Ismail | As of the first week of December, shares of just one government company has been listed on EGX.
Riding the privatization train
Rana Mamdouh | Will private sector involvement in Egypt's railways bring better services or ticket price hikes?
Universal health insurance: Gateway to privatization or protector against high treatment costs?
Mohamed Gad | Currently up for vote in Parliament, the bill has been met with considerable controversy
A tale of two glass houses: On Egypt’s Craftsmen by Omar Taher and Glass House by Brian Alexander
Hadil Ghoneim | The sad history of a factory in Shubra is in some ways mirrored by the story of a factory in Ohio
Egypt’s health sector in the shadow of devaluation: All roads lead to ruin
Mohamed Hamama | Mona Mina argues it's illogical to choose either poor resource management or privatization for the health
What official statements on utility privatization are not saying
Waad Ahmed | Are Egypt's public utilities being privatized, despite government claims to the contrary?
 
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A corporate state mentality
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