Floating the pound
Bankers and economists are still discussing the implications for the economy of a free-floating pound. Niveen Wahish reports
Back to business
The reborn US-Egypt Business Council is firmly focussed on a Free Trade Agreement. Nevine Khalil looks at the steps taken so far
Bail-out or morale boost?
What were a host of World Bank and International Monetary Fund officials doing in Cairo last week, asks Sherine Abdel-Razek
Preparing for the worst
The Egyptian business community is bracing itself for more economic hardship in the event of an attack against Iraq. Mona El-Fiqi reports
Egypt is trying to lure foreign investors into the petrochemicals sector. Shereen Nasr reports
German techies in town
A German business delegation recently visited Egypt with the hope of facilitating the entrance of German technical service providers into emerging markets in the Middle East in general, and into Egypt in particular...