Al-Ahram Weekly   Al-Ahram Weekly
21 - 27 October 1999
Issue No. 452
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875 Issues navigation Current Issue Previous Issue Back Issues

Cooperate or else?
The US is mounting an "aggressive" plan to pave the way for regional economic cooperation between Israel and the Arab states. Aziza Sami writes
The proactive state
The role of government within a market economy demands the careful juggling of priorities, writes Adel Beshai
Gas race heats up
Turkey is evaluating bids from foreign companies competing to sell liquified natural gas, and Egyptian gas is a hot contender. Muriel Allen reports
The bomb is ticking
Midnight, 31 December is round the corner. Are Egyptian businesses ready for the millennium bomb? Shaimaa Labib finds out
Ebeid's economic agenda
The newly-appointed cabinet intends to revitalise the privatisation and export sectors and speed up mega-development projects. Gamal Essam El-Din reports
Homes In search of the ideal home
Looking for a house? There are plenty available, but who can afford them asks Niveen Wahish, who looks at the options
CHILE inaugurated its first commercial office in Egypt recently. To launch the new office, a cooperation agreement was signed between the Egyptian Export Promotion Centre and Prochile, its Chilean counterpart.


Front Page