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Under the initiative, IFC will launch a peer learning platform that brings together Egyptian companies to exchange knowledge on best practices in creating more flexible and inclusive workplaces.
Exit is designed to revolve capital, and to use it for similar investment, says Walid Labadi
Participation of women is macro-critical, it is no longer lip service, says Al-Mashat
IFC’s commitments in Egypt since 2005 has reached $4bn
Project is part of World Bank Group’s strategy to help Egypt optimise its overall domestic electricity consumption, says Globaltronics Chairperson
The fund, named SPE AIF I, is managed by SPE Capital Partners and will focus mainly on Egypt, Morocco, and Tunisia. Access to equity is especially constrained in these countries, because of macro-economic and political challenges.
$125m under “Commodity Murabaha” to improve hospitals services’ quality
The findings will inform the second phase of the project, during which IFC will help Tanmeyah implement the key recommendations based on its priorities.
State should encourage public-private partnerships in desalination, wastewater removal, renewable energy, says IFC Country Manager in Egypt, Libya, and Yemen
Following the recent Investment for Africa Forum held in Egypt on November 22nd and 23rd, we share highlights of IFC’s approach to private sector development in one of the Middle East’s largest economies.
“We’ve invested $400m in Egypt over 2019 till now,” says Labadi
The minister said that they are keen on international institutions to support private sector investments because of its role in contributing to the expansion of companies, including Edita, which exports about EGP 300m and will contribute to this new expansion of the company’s exports outside Egypt.
Operational phase of company’s new factory starts in Morocco in 2020
Sources at the ministry of electricity told Daily News Egypt that the IFC will set the controls and the mode of presenting the offers and their assessment, given that the auction system will be implemented in Egypt for the first time.
The two entities to implement joint programme to increase the competitiveness of Egyptian product in local and foreign markets
WBG’s new president praises country’s economic reforms
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) expressed its readiness to inject new investment into Egypt’s planned hotel development fund, the COO of the IFC, Stephanie von Friedeburg, said. Egypt’s ministry of tourism aims to establish a private equity fund targeting to restructure financially impaired hotels and other tourism establishments. During a meeting between the Egyptian Minister …
The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group (WBG), announced on Wednesday a joint effort with Egypt’s Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources that aims to support Egypt in becoming a regional energy hub for the eastern Mediterranean region as well as improve its energy infrastructure. The IFC signed a memorandum …
The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, announced on Monday it is providing up to $100m in financing to the Middle East Glass Manufacturing Company (MEG), one of Egypt’s leading makers of glass containers. The financing is designed to support the firm’s capital expenditure programme, create new jobs, and boost …
The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a World Bank Group member, invested close to $200m in the Egyptian market over the last eight months, the IFC Country Manager for Egypt, Libya, and Yemen, Walid Labadi, told Daily News Egypt (DNE). The IFC chose Egypt earlier as a model for its investments in Middle East and Africa. …
IFC, partners ring bell for women’s empowerment in Egypt
Egyptian women represent 14% of all companies’ board members in country, says IFC
Start-ups will get chance to present their unique ideas to calibre stakeholders, investors
The centre, in which IFC has taken a minority interest, targets to invest in, manage, and resolve up to $1bn of NPLs and associated legal disputes.
The IFC noted that SMEs contribute 38% of total employment and 33% of Egypt’s GDP, but often struggle to access financing. Women-owned SMEs, in particular, have an estimated credit demand of $283m and $246m of potential deposits.
Corporation aims to invest up to $1bn in FY 2018/19, says Labadi
Under agreement, MIIC and IFC will select 100 promising entrepreneurs from across Africa to connect them with business leaders, international investors
Minister Sahar Nasr to sign new agreement with IFC on Thursday
Country ranked 100 out of 137 in 2017/18 edition, 119 in 2014/15, 107 in 2012/13
IFC said finance is helping to create jobs, improve local infrastructure, boost economic growth