Wednesday, Jun 19, 2019


Egypt

Rebuilding a Nation


Rebuilding a Nation
Mahmoud Fouda, CEO of the Middle East Observer

An article by Mahmoud Fouda, CEO of the Middle East Observer.

 

Apr 30, 2019

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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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Sapesco, Egypt

‘Egypt is becoming an energy hub worldwide, not just in Africa’

‘Egypt is becoming an energy hub worldwide, not just in Africa’
Mr. Said Riad
CEO, Sapesco

We sit down with Said Riad, CEO of Sapesco, an Egyptian company with more than thirty years... Jun 12, 2019


Jordan

AIG: Reaching new heights of success

AIG: Reaching new heights of success
Kjeld Binger
Chief Executive Officer of AIG

The Worldfolio speaks with Kjeld Binger about AIG’s operations and the new terminal... Jun 11, 2019


Egypt

EDBE: helping to drive Egyptian exports

EDBE: helping to drive Egyptian exports
Mrs. Mervat Soltan
Chairperson, Export Development Bank of Egypt

The Worldfolio speaks to Mervat Soltan of EDBE, which has established itself as the main... Jun 07, 2019


Egypt

Palm Hills: Building for real housing demand

Palm Hills: Building for real housing demand
Mr.Yasseen Mansour
Group CEO& Chairman, Palm Hills Development

We speak with Yasseen Mansour about the current state of the Egyptian housing market and... Jun 07, 2019


Japan

Pigeon: At the forefront of infant health and nutrition

Pigeon: At the forefront of infant health and nutrition
Norimasa Kitazawa
President of PIGEON CORPORATION

The Worldfolio sits down with Norimasa Kitazawa, President of Pigeon Corporation, to talk... Jun 07, 2019


Japan

Innovations for the next century

Innovations for the next century
Mr. Kazunari Shozen
President & Chief Executive Officer of CENTURY CORPORATION

In this interview for the Worldfolio, Mr. Kazunari Shozen, President and Chief Executive... Jun 05, 2019


Jordan

Paving the way to prosperity

Paving the way to prosperity
H.E. Eng. Anmar Al - Khasawneh
Minister of Transport of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

In this interview, H.E. Eng. Anmar Al-Khasawneh, Minister of Transport of Jordan, discusses... Jun 04, 2019


Jordan

Strengthening and maintaining macroeconomic stability

Strengthening and maintaining macroeconomic stability
HE Dr. Fariz
Governor of the Central Bank

The Worldfolio sat down with HE Dr. Fariz to discuss fiscal reform in Jordan, efforts to... Jun 04, 2019


Jordan

Aqaba Container Terminal: facilitating regional development

Aqaba Container Terminal: facilitating regional development
Steven Yoogalingam
CEO of Aqaba Container Terminal

The Aqaba Container Terminal (ACT) Pvt. Co. has grown into one of the leading container... Jun 04, 2019


Es-Con, Japan

‘Helping our Client’s Ideal become a Reality’

‘Helping our Client’s Ideal become a Reality’
Mr. Takatoshi Ito
President of Es-Con Japan Ltd

In this interview for the Worldfolio, Mr. Takatoshi Ito, President of Es-Con Japan Ltd,... Jun 03, 2019


Japan

Bringing Next Generation Firefighting Equipment To Asia and Beyond

Bringing Next Generation Firefighting Equipment To Asia and Beyond
Mr Kazuhiro Hatsuta
President of Hatsuta Seisakusho Co., Ltd.

In this interview for the Worldfolio, Mr. Kazuhiro Hatsuta, President of Hatsuta Seisakusho,... May 31, 2019


Real Estate, Japan

A Decade of Landmark Projects

A Decade of Landmark Projects
YUJI OKUMA
President of TOKYU LAND CORPORATION

In this interview for the Worldfolio, Mr. Yuji Okuma, President of Tokyu Land Corporation,... May 30, 2019


Japan

Marimo: bringing high-quality Japanese condos to the Asian market

Marimo: bringing high-quality Japanese condos to the Asian market
Mr. Makoto Fukagawa
President of MARIMO GROUP

One of Japan’s leading condominium developers, Marimo is delivering affluent and comfortable... May 29, 2019


Tourism, Japan

Grasping the opportunities brought about by Japan’s touristic boom

Grasping the opportunities brought about by Japan’s touristic boom
Hisashi Furukawa
President of Japan Hotel REIT Advisors Co., Ltd.

With more than 40 million travellers expected to visit the country in 2020, Japan’s... May 24, 2019


Jordan

‘Come to Jordan: you will see that it is much better than expected’

‘Come to Jordan: you will see that it is much better than expected’
Sheldon Fink
CEO of PBI Aqaba

With its strategic geographic location, major seaport, an international airport, and developed... May 23, 2019


Tourism, Egypt

Latif Group expanding its offerings in Egypt

Latif Group expanding its offerings in Egypt
Nasser Abdel Latif
Latif Group

We speak with Nasser Abdel Latif of the Latif Group about the company’s plan to add... May 23, 2019


Egypt

Egypt is full of opportunities in the energy sector

Egypt is full of opportunities in the energy sector
Mr. Ahmed El Sewedy
President & Chief Executive Officer, El Sewedy Electric Group

We speak to Ahmed El Sewedy of El Sewedy Electric Group to discuss the energy sector in... May 23, 2019


Minapharm, Egypt

Innovation made affordable

Innovation made affordable
Dr. Wafik Badassi
Chairman and CEO, Minapharm

The Worldfolio sits down with Dr. Wafik Badassi to discuss how Minapharm continues to venture... May 23, 2019


Hill International, Egypt

Providing the foundations for a stable construction industry

Providing the foundations for a stable construction industry
Mr. Waleed Abdel Fattah
Senior Vice President & Africa Managing Director, Hill International

The Grand Egyptian Museum, the new Cairo airport terminal and Cairo Ritz Carlton are just... May 22, 2019


Egypt Post

Driving Egypt’s digital transformation

Driving Egypt’s digital transformation
Mr.Essam Mohamed El Saghir
Chairman, Egypt Post

In this interview, Essam Mohamed El Saghir explains how Egypt Post is driving the country’s... May 22, 2019


Tourism Egypt

Egoth plays a big role in the tourism sector

Egoth plays a big role in the tourism sector
Mr. Sherif Mohamed Salah Bendary
Chairman and Managing Director, EGOTH

EGOTH operates several internationally iconic hotels spread across Egypt – in Luxor,... May 22, 2019


BPO industry, Egypt

Why Concentrix chose Egypt for its BPO services

Why Concentrix chose Egypt for its BPO services
Mr. Paulo Pereira
Cairo Site Director, Concentrix

Paulo Pereira of BPO firm, Concentrix, discusses the company’s operations in Egypt... May 21, 2019


Egypt

Egypt’s progress on the UNSDGs

Egypt’s progress on the UNSDGs
Muhammad Al-Fouly
Executive Director - UN Global Compact Network Egypt

We speak to Muhammad Al-Fouly, Executive Director of the UN Global Compact Network Egypt,... May 16, 2019


Egypt

ECA: Building a competitive economy that works for all

ECA: Building a competitive economy that works for all
Dr. Amir Ibrahim
Egyptian Competition Authority

The Worldfolio sits down with the Dr. Amir Ibrahim to discuss some of the important work... May 14, 2019






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