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Egypt ranks 70th among emerging markets: WEF report

Egypt ranked 70th among the emerging markets list that includes 77 emerging economies, according to the World Economic Forum’s Inclusive Development Index 2018. The index said that Egypt’s score in overall Inclusive Development Index (IDI) registered 2.84, while it is expected to decrease by 6.52% in the five-year IDI trend, followed by Zimbabwe ranked in …

Shaimaa Al-Aees

48th World Economic Forum faces collapse of global systems

The 48th World Economic Forum launched on Monday night in Davos, Switzerland with the participation of 40 heads of state and government from Europe and the Eurasia region. The topic of this year’s WEF is “Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World.” The four-day Davos assembly brings together more than 2,500 participants, including world …

Shaimaa Al-Aees

A lot of money and many promises

The current regional meeting of the World Economic Forum in Latin America is focusing on new challenges and how to turn them into opportunities. DW’s Manuela Kasper-Claridge has this report from Medellin.

Deutsche Welle

Empowering women benefits all, from the individual to the nation

By Dr. Bjørn Lomborg Even if we believe we have come a long way regarding gender equality, the fact is that up to today, women tend to hold lower-paying jobs, are under-represented in politics and the upper levels of business, and bear the brunt of domestic violence. In parts of the developing world, women have …

Daily News Egypt

Culture of cooperation and common goals key to Germany’s victory: WEF

By Evline Meshreky A blog published by the World Economic Forum (Davos) attributed Germany’s success in football as well as economically to sustaining a culture of cooperation and common goals, and long-term policies to support those goals. The article relates the young average age in the German football team, 26.31, as opposed to 28.92 in …

Daily News Egypt

Egypt placed 107 in global competitiveness rating

The World Economic Forum (WEF) issued its annual global competitive report, showing that Egypt’s competitive rating slipping 13 places to 107th place. The Egyptian market, in the view of many economic experts, lacks discipline and transparency. The price of goods and services’ do not represent actual patterns of supply and demand, in addition to other …

Islam Serour

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