Latest articles from Egypt

China commute

Unclogging inner-city arteries: the case for mass-transit systems

In many of the world's major cities, traffic gridlock comes as standard. With such high number of vehicles on the roads leading to heavy pollution and frustratingly long commuting times, the case for mass rapid-transit systems is becoming increasingly difficult for many cities to ignore.

Indonesia keeping up with the neighbours

Will Indonesia's masterplan see it live up to its potential?

Indonesia has achieved significant economic growth in the past three years and now, with the help of a new development plan, its government has set the ambitious target of transforming the country into a major economic power by 2025. Can Indonesia compete on the same stage as Asia's behemoth economies such as India and China, or will the basic issues of infrastructure and inflation continue to hold it back?

Who is following the BRICs teaser

Who is following the BRICs?

As the BRIC countries – Brazil, Russia, India and China – realise the decade-old prediction that they would become economic superpowers, attention now turns to the global economies that will follow them.


Bilateral agreements tie Egypt to old policies

If Egypt is to pursue a more inclusive development agenda, it must  make changes to its FDI regulations. But the country's accordance with a  large number of bilateral investment treaties is restricting its movement away from old government policies.

Suez Canal

Egypt: waiting game unnerves investors

With Egyptians heading back to Tahrir Square to protest against the slow rate of reform and upcoming elections postponed once more, how will this political uncertainty affect Egypt’s economy and its FDI attractiveness?

ipa cover

Should IPAs tell the truth in times of crisis?

In times of political upheaval and environmental disaster, should investment promotion agencies stay 'on message', or should they be frank about what is often a grim reality? Spencer Andersonlooks at three very different situations, and finds three very different approaches

egypt feature

Egypt tries to stabilise via welfare and jobs

Ministers are focusing on the essentials to bring order to post-revolution Egypt. Boosting production of core crops such as rice, corn and wheat is vital, as well as creating jobs in manufacturing and agriculture writes Courtney Fingar

essam sharaf 3

Egypt's PM tries to reassure foreign investors

Egypt's new prime minister, Essam Sharaf, acknowledges the challenges ahead, but says the future is bright in an exclusive interview with fDieditor Courtney Fingar

New supervisor for GAFI

Egyptian cabinet to rule over country's investment authority

Global greenfield investment trends

Crossborder investment monitor

fDi Markets is the only online database tracking crossborder greenfield investment covering all sectors and countries worldwide. It provides real-time monitoring of investment projects, capital investment and job creation with powerful tools to track and profile companies investing overseas.

Click here to find out more about fDi Markets

Corporate location benchmarking tool

fDi Benchmark is the only online tool to benchmark the competitiveness of countries and cities in over 50 sectors. Its comprehensive location data series covers the main cost and quality competitiveness indicators for over 300 locations around the world.

Click here to find out more about fDi Benchmark

Research report

fDi Intelligence provides customised reports and data research which deliver vital business intelligence to corporations, investment promotion agencies, economic development organisations, consulting firms and research institutions.

Find out more.