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Why one foreign investor left Egypt

By Farah Halime One of the key markers of a thriving economy is whether investors are committed. For Egypt, attracting investors has remained a point of contention in the last three years – are they or are they not putting money in Egypt? Marshall Stocker, an American venture capitalist, was among a band of businessmen drawn …

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Fitch Ratings announced today that it expects a further delay in the agreement between Egypt and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to secure a much sought-after $4.8bn loan (AFP Photo)

Fitch expects delay in IMF deal

The global credit rating agency announced today that it expects a delay to the agreement between Egypt and the IMF to secure a $4.8bn loan due to extended parliamentary elections and an opposition boycott

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Egypt unlikely to hit 2012 investment target

By David French / Reuters ABU DHABI: Egypt is unlikely to lure the foreign investment it hoped for this year as nervous overseas businesses spend small following political unrest there, the chairman of a state-run investment agency said on Wednesday. However, Osama Saleh, chairman of Egypt’s General Authority for Investment, said he expected investment flows into …


FDI in Egypt plummets over the summer

CAIRO: Foreign investment in Egypt plummeted over its summer to almost a quarter of its level a year earlier as investors, unnerved by the region’s political turmoil, fled, the central bank said on Tuesday. Foreign direct investment (FDI) fell to $440.1 million in July-September from $1.60 billion a year earlier, helping to create a $2.36 …


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