Al-Ahram Weekly Online
21 - 27 March 2002
Issue No.578
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A stitch in time
Mahmoud Mohieldin argues that the economic reform programme adopted by the government during the 1990s needs to be followed through

Running out of rice
A shortage of rice on the market has led to an unprecedented increase in prices and a crisis for exporters. Mona El-Fiqi investigates

A crackling affair
Unless more effective import policies are adopted, wheat and cereal products in Egypt could face severe problems. Eman Youssef assesses the road ahead

Reining capital in
Egypt is liberalising trade, but, Salah El-Amrousy argues, it does not need to liberalise capital movements

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