Thursday, Apr 25, 2019


CIRA Egypt

Bringing high-quality education to the under-served middle-income segment in Egypt


Bringing high-quality education to the under-served middle-income segment in Egypt
Mohamed El-Kalla, Managing director of CIRA

As Egypt’s middle class grows over the coming years, so too will the demand for high-quality private education at affordable prices,... Apr 24, 2019

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Egypt

Bold economic reforms pay major dividends


Bold economic reforms pay major dividends
President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi swearing in Prime Minister Mostafa Kamal Madbouly in June, 2018.

The Egyptian government has implemented reforms and laid down the plans that will ultimately allow the private sector to take the driving... Apr 14, 2019

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Investment, Egypt

Africa’s top investment destination


Africa’s top investment destination

Egypt is now the second largest recipient of direct U.S. investments in the Middle East.

 

Apr 14, 2019

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Egypt

Closer than ever: the strategic partnership between Egypt and the United States continues to unfold


Closer than ever: the strategic partnership between Egypt and the United States continues to unfold
Egypt’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry (right) meets U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in January, 2019.

Forty years on from the signing of the Camp David Accords, Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry sheds light on the dynamics behind the... Apr 14, 2019

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Planning, Egypt

Vision 2030 sets out inclusive vision of the future Egypt


Vision 2030 sets out inclusive vision of the future Egypt
DR. HALA EL SAID, Minister of Planning

Incorporating the economic, social and environmental dimensions of sustainable development, Egypt’s Vision 2030 puts forward a strategy... Apr 14, 2019

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Egypt

Foreign investment on the rise amid improved business climate


Foreign investment on the rise amid improved business climate
President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi (far right) and Minister of Investment Dr. Sahar Nasr (far left) at the inauguration of the Investor Services Center

A new investment law has provided a particularly important landmark in Egypt’s bid to boost the business environment, leading to increased... Apr 14, 2019

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Private sector, Egypt

Private sector called to fill $230 billion investment gap to meet infrastructure needs


Private sector called to fill $230 billion investment gap to meet infrastructure needs
DR. AHMED HEIKAL, Chairman, Qalaa Holdings

Recent measures aimed at improving the business climate, particularly focused on fostering private sector participation in sustainable development,... Apr 14, 2019

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Sustainability, Egypt

Sustainable investment in renewable energy


Sustainable investment in renewable energy

With Egypt’s goal to generate 42 percent of its energy capacity from renewables by 2035, private investors have prime opportunities... Apr 14, 2019

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Banking and finance, Egypt

Macroeconomic stability sets the stage for sustainable growth


Macroeconomic stability sets the stage for sustainable growth
Dr. Mohamed Maait was named African finance minister of the year by The Banker in January.

Three years after signing a US$12 billion loan pact with the IMF, Egypt has enacted key structural reforms, strengthening the business climate,... Apr 14, 2019

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Finance, Egypt

Exporters primed to benefit from newly expanded Suez Canal


Exporters primed to benefit from newly expanded Suez Canal
Mrs. Mervat Soltan, Chairperson of EBE

The development of the new Suez Canal Economic Zone and the Suez Canal, which “saw the largest increase in income in history”... Apr 14, 2019

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Banking and finance, Egypt

Banking sector embraces digitalization towards financial inclusion and SME financing


Banking sector embraces digitalization towards financial inclusion and SME financing
TAREK FAYED, Chairman and CEO, Banque du Caire

Banque du Caire has embarked on a five-year transformation strategy that includes regional expansion, strengthening its digital platform and... Apr 14, 2019

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Banking and finance, Egypt

How Egyptian banks are supporting national development


How Egyptian banks are supporting national development
Mr. Amr Fouad Kamal, Chairman of the Board of Egyptian Arab Land Bank

With the largest banking sector in the region, Egypt is now leveraging upon the wisdom of its banking sector to buttress its ongoing development.

 

Apr 14, 2019

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Biken Techno Corp., Japan

Bringing integrated facility management services to South East Asia

Bringing integrated facility management services to South East Asia
Ryusei Kajiyama
President of BIKEN TECHNO CORP.

In this interview for the Worldfolio, Mr. Ryusei Kajiyama, President of Biken Techno Corp.,... Apr 25, 2019


Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Asset Management Co., Ltd., Japan

On track to become the most competitive fiduciary in the world

On track to become the most competitive fiduciary in the world
Yoshio Hishida, President & CEO , Mototsugu Oota, Chief Fund Manager and Masumi Ishida, Head of REIT Team

On October 2018, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Asset Management (SMTAM) integrated the investment... Apr 25, 2019


ExxonMobil Egypt

‘115 years of successful partnership in Egypt’s growth’

‘115 years of successful partnership in Egypt’s growth’
Mr. Hesham El Amroussy
Chairman & Managing Director, ExxonMobil Egypt

ExxonMobil has played an important role in Egypt’s history for well over a century... Apr 24, 2019


Education, Egypt

Badr University: preparing students for the future economy

Badr University: preparing students for the future economy
Dr. Hassan El Kalla
Chairman, Badr University

“When I started all this effort 25 years ago, I said I wanted to create a locomotive... Apr 24, 2019


Tourism Egypt

Sixty years of the Hilton effect in Egypt

Sixty years of the Hilton effect in Egypt
Mr. Mohab Ghali
Vice President Operations Egypt & North Africa, Hilton

The Hilton was one of the first foreign hotel chains to enter Egypt, paving the way for... Apr 23, 2019


Egypt

Harnessing Egypt’s potential in renewables

Harnessing Egypt’s potential in renewables
Mr. Mohamed Mansour
Co-Founder & CEO of Infinity Solar

Infinity Solar is a renewable energy project developer, providing full system integration,... Apr 23, 2019


Egypt

Facilitating the growth of the private sector

Facilitating the growth of the private sector
Mr. Tunc Ozkan
Chairman, Polaris Parks

Polaris Parks works for the development of the country together with its industry in order... Apr 17, 2019


Dell Egypt

Building a culture of innovation

Building a culture of innovation
Magued Mahmoud
VP, GM – EGYPT,Dell EMC

Dell’s merger with EMC has allowed the company to strengthen its presence in Egypt,... Apr 17, 2019


HSBC Egypt

Supporting Egypt’s economic transformation

Supporting Egypt’s economic transformation
Mr. Jacques-Emmanuel Blanchet
Deputy Chairman and CEO, HSBC Bank Egypt

HSBC has played an integral role in Egypt’s financial system for more than 35 years... Apr 17, 2019


Toyo System, Japan

The Power Behind the Battery

The Power Behind the Battery
Hideki Shoji
President & CEO of TOYO SYSTEM CO., LTD.

In this interview for the Worldfolio, Mr. Hideki Shoji, President of Toyo-System, discusses... Apr 11, 2019


Toray Industries, Japan

How To ‘Create The Impossible?’

How To ‘Create The Impossible?’
Akihiro Nikkaku
President of TORAY INDUSTRIES INC.

In this interview for the Worldfolio, Akihiro Nikkaku, President of Toray Industries, delivers... Apr 08, 2019


Otafuku, Japan

The (Delicious) Okonomiyaki Mission

The (Delicious) Okonomiyaki Mission
Naoyoshi Sasaki
President of Otafuku

In this interview for the Worldfolio, Naoyoshi Sasaki, President of Japan’s beloved... Apr 08, 2019


ModuleX, Japan

Shedding the Light on “Japan’s Monozukuri”

Shedding the Light on “Japan’s Monozukuri”
Mr. Goro Terumichi
Group C.E.O. of MODULEX Inc.

In this interview for the Worldfolio, Mr. Goro Terumichi, Group CEO of ModuleX Inc., delivers... Apr 08, 2019


Japan

JESCO: Building excellence

JESCO: Building excellence
Toshihiro Matsumoto
Chairman and Representative Director & CEO of JESCO Holdings, Inc.

Toshihiro Matsumoto of Japanese construction firm JESCO discusses its venture into Vietnam,... Apr 06, 2019


Japan

'Always challenge something new': The key to success.

'Always challenge something new': The key to success.
Kanzo Shimizu
President of NICHIEI KAKOH CO.,LTD.

Nichiei Kakoh Co Ltd manufactures a wide range of laminating  and PSA film-tack products... Apr 04, 2019


Asahi Inovex Corp., Japan

The 'AUTO GATE'; an invention to protect our world.

The 'AUTO GATE'; an invention to protect our world.
Hoshino Mikihiro
President and Representative Director of ASAHI INOVEX CORP.

The ‘Auto Gate’ is Asahi Inovex’s solution to protect cities from flooding... Apr 02, 2019


BANGE Bank

Banking on Equatorial Guinea

Banking on Equatorial Guinea
Señor Don Martín Crisanto
PCA de BANGE

The Worldfolio sits down with Martin Cristanto to discuss the banking sector in Equatorial... Mar 18, 2019


Equatorial Guinea

Fifty years of progress

Fifty years of progress
Excmo. Sr. D. Francisco Pascual Obama Asue
Equatorial Guinea Prime Minister

Francisco Pascual Obama Asue, Equatorial Guinea Prime Minister, discusses the progress made... Mar 14, 2019


Real Estate, Japan

High-rising opportunities in Japanese real estate

High-rising opportunities in Japanese real estate
Mr. Toshiyuki Sonobe
President of DAIBIRU CORPORATION

In this interview with The Worldfolio, Toshiyuki Sonobe of Daibiru Corporation discusses... Mar 06, 2019


Equatorial Guinea

Recovery in full swing

Recovery in full swing
Mariola Bindang Obiang
General Director of Holding 2020

After having been severely impacted by the oil price crisis, Equatorial Guinea’s economy... Mar 01, 2019


J-TREC, Japan

Helping Asia advance at bullet speed

Helping Asia advance at bullet speed
Naoto Miyashita
President and Representative Director of J-TREC (JAPAN TRANSPORT ENGINEERING COMPANY)

In this interview with The Worldfolio, Naoto Miyashita discusses how Japan will expand exports... Feb 28, 2019


Sanwa Shoko, Japan

Cut from a different mold

Cut from a different mold
Mr. Kohei Hori
President of Sanwa Shoko Co., Ltd.

Sanwa Shoko manufactures washing, welding and polishing machines used in the maintenance... Feb 21, 2019


Ogura Clutch, Japan

“The Only One” company in clutch manufacturing

“The Only One” company in clutch manufacturing
Yasuhiro Ogura
President of Ogura Clutch Co., Ltd.

Yashuhiro Ogura, President of Ogura Clutch, the world’s largest manufacturer of electromagnetic... Feb 15, 2019


Yamashima Corp, Japan

Masters of Monozukuri

Masters of Monozukuri
Mr. Naoki Hori
President of Yamashina Corporation

Yamashina Corporation manufactures a wide range of fasteners, bolts, screws, pins, resin,... Feb 14, 2019



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