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2 - 8 November 2000
Issue No. 506
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Of monetary bondage
By Aziza Sami

The message is the medium
Israel and US boycott lists appear on the street, apparently out of nowhere, and super market chains disclaim any connection to Israel. The popular boycott movement is sending a powerful symbolic message, but what of economic impact?

Little optimism
A prominent Egyptian economic research centre has released a report predicting a low level of economic growth during the coming period. Mona El Fiqi highlights its main findings.

GE Medical sets up shop
Tourism reaches new heights
Internet and mobile phone banking
Boosting Muslim trade

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