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April 2021

Economic activity and employment started resuming, yet the resurgence in COVID-19 cases is clouding the nascent economic up-tick.

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The Gender Equity Seal promotes gender equity in the private sector by building a series of good practices.



Marina Wes

Country Director, Egypt, Yemen and Djibouti

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Apr 02, 2021

MENA Economic Update — Living with Debt: How Institutions Can Chart a Path to ...

The substantial borrowing that MENA governments incurred to finance health and social protection measures increased government debt. Countries must continue spending on health and income transfers, which will add to already high debt burdens and lead to complicated policy decisions after the pandemic recedes.

Dec 20, 2020

Creating Markets in Egypt

The Country Private Sector Diagnostic (CPSD) analyzes some of the challenges Egypt continues to face, and highlights opportunities for a private sector-led economic development, investment and job-creating growth. Trade and logistics, role of the State, competition and commercial justice are identified as critical areas in need of reform.

Nov 10, 2020

Egypt Economic Monitor, November 2020- From Crisis to Economic Transformation:...

In Egypt, the disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic started in March 2020, and has since interrupted a period of macroeconomic stability, characterized by relatively high growth, improved fiscal accounts, and a comfortable level of foreign reserves.

Oct 19, 2020

Egypt's Economic Update — October 2020

COVID-19 is dampening growth, undermining external income sources, disrupting fiscal consolidation and exacerbating long-standing challenges.

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