Egypt’s Economy: Ministers Offer Their Strategy and Outlook

Apr 11, 2017

Egypt’s economy is improving in 2017 and the outlook for growth and investment is favorable. As a market of 90 million consumers located in the heart of the Middle East and North Africa, Egypt offers a variety of trade and investment opportunities for international business. The government’s economic strategy is to put in place a suite of reforms and incentives to encourage international interest and confidence in Egypt. Three senior ministers who are each playing an important role in Egypt’s economic performance talk about their priorities and strategies.

Amr El-Garhy, Minister of Finance, discusses the government’s finances, outlook for growth, and the economic impact of the devaluation of Egypt’s currency.
Tarek Kabil, Minister of Trade & Industry, talks about reducing barriers to trade and efforts to expand the country’s industrial sector.
Sahar Nasr, Minister of Investment & International Cooperation, outlines the strategy for attracting international companies to invest in Egypt.