Latest in Tag: Investment Highlight

Latest in Tag: Investment

Backlog of investment in German municipalities hits record high

While investment in German municipal infrastructure has been on the rise, it’s not keeping up with growing demand. Schools are hit particularly hard by the resulting backlog, a fresh study has shown.Researchers from Germany’s state-owned KfW development bank said Wednesday that the backlog of investment in the country’s municipalities had reached a new high of …

Deutsche Welle

Global foreign investment slows as returns decline

Global foreign direct investment (FDI) fell by almost a quarter last year, as returns for investors declined, slowing also growth in production, a United Nations report says. Prospects for a pick-up look muted at best.Globally active investors spent 23 percent less in 2017, causing the total sum of money earmarked for FDI to decline from …

Deutsche Welle

French delegation to visit Egypt seeking investment opportunities next week

CCI International Normandie is organising with Business France a visit to Egypt for a delegation of French companies in the agriculture, health, environment, infrastructure, and oil and gas sectors. The delegation will visit Egypt from 22 to 24 April to discuss and study investment cooperation with Egyptian companies and small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and …

Daily News Egypt

Banks’ investments in T-bills increase to EGP 680.4bn at end-2017

Banks operating in the Egyptian market raised their investments by EGP 43.64bn in government treasury bills (T-bills) during December 2017 to reach EGP 680.406bn compared to EGP 636.766bn at the end of November 2017. According to a recent report by the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE), the volume of outstanding balances from treasury bonds in …

Daily News Egypt

Egypt’s Investments Gatekeeper

Sahar Nasr, Egypt’s Minister of Investment and International Cooperation, is a woman on a mission. Tasked with improving the investor confidence in an economy that is gradually but surely recovering, she is rebuilding Egypt’s framework to make it a top destination for investors in the Middle East and Africa. Sahar Nasr, Egypt’s minister of investment …

Forbes Middle East

8.9% expected growth in investments in FY 18: FocusEconomics

The FocusEconomics Consensus Forecast expects total investments in Egypt to grow 8.9% in fiscal year (FY) 2017/2018, up 3.2% from last month’s estimates. The FocusEconomics report said that investments are expected to grow to 10.2% in FY 2019. The report noted that the recent investment and industrial licensing laws are likely to boost investment; consumer …

Shaimaa Raafat