Al-Ahram Weekly Online   17 - 23 July 2008
Issue No. 906
Economy
 
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875

The grain of the problem
Soaring grain prices are causing poorer populations to go hungrier, writes Sherine Nasr
Banking on outsiders
Selling public banks to foreigners is not the panacea for all the sector's woes, as Rehab Ahmed finds out
Expanding the trade repertoire
Egypt and the European Union took another step on the road to liberalising trade, reports Mona El-Fiqi
Expanding steel
As part of its expansion plan, Construction Products Holding Company (CPC) and Arabian Roots Company have formed Roots Steel, a joint venture to produce pre-engineered steel structure buildings in Egypt, Syria and the United Arab Emirates...

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