Al-Ahram Weekly Online   1 - 7 November 2007
Issue No. 869
Economy
 
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875

Greenback revived, CBE to the rescue
The Central Bank of Egypt intervened to save the dollar from its free-fall last week. Sherine Abdel-Razek reports on the reasons and repercussions of the move
Season of migration to the south?
Southern African countries are reaching for more economic cooperation with their northern neighbours, Sherine Nasr reports
More wheat
To cope with local shortages in wheat, the government should pay farmers more for their crops, the Higher Committee for Wheat recommended in a meeting last week...
Cementing the deal
Mona El-Fiqi takes stock of the competition among local, Arab and foreign companies to secure licences for new cement factory ports

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