Wednesday,19 September, 2018
Current issue | Issue 1177, (19 December 2013 - 1 January 2014)
Wednesday,19 September, 2018
Issue 1177, (19 December 2013 - 1 January 2014)

Ahram Weekly


Despite the turbulence affecting Egypt’s economy in 2013, smaller investments have kept on coming, reports Noha Moustafa

Several international reports have highlighted political instability in Egypt this year as a barrier to economic growth

The travel sector has been battered by successive waves of unrest over the past three years, but 2013 was by far the worst for the industry, writes Nesma Nowar

Businesses in Cairo have had to bear huge financial losses as a result of the political instability

The market was telling very different stories about the health of the country’s economy during the two halves of the year, writes Sherine Abdel-Razek

Rates of poverty, unemployment and inflation all rose in 2013, reports Mona El-Fiqi

The number of strikes and sit-ins in Egypt declined in the second half of the year, causing some commentators to predict an end to the workers’ movements

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