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16 - 22 November 2000
Issue No.508
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Ten digits, or more
By Aziza Sami

The violence could have a say
Is the Middle East conflict scaring away investors from Egypt? Yes and no, writes Niveen Wahish

Fast forward with the economy
In an interview published in Al-Ahram, Prime Minister Atef Ebeid spoke to Ibrahim Nafie of his cabinet's plans for a "grand renaissance". Al-Ahram Weekly summarises the main points

Market Focus
The courage of the climb
Growing interest in private IT companies and the return of foreign transactions led the fourth week of a market recovery, reports Sherine Abdel-Razek

Reviving dead capital
Though in bad need of all available resources to achieve economic growth, Egypt has a largely unutilised stock of dead capital estimated in the billions. Sherine Abdel-Razek reports.

No difference
We must stop talking about Egypt for a while and look at the world around us. But there is a reluctance to talk about other countries' experiences--read on--

Upgrading train travel
EGYPT'S 100-year-old railway system cov-ring the Delta and Upper Egypt is still a ba-ic means of transport for the public.--read caption--

Secrecy feeds speculation

The idiosyncratic Media Production City's share price continues to make news headlines. Al-Ahram Weekly evaluates the company's future prospects

Gas liquefying plant
Italian cooperation
New skills on the market
Euro tourism


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