• Egypt the Future: Egypt’s Next Chapter

    The “Egypt the Future” Economic Summit is the ideal platform for making the case for Egypt as a vital strategic center for investment and growth in a variety of industries


  • Fast Growing Consumer Market

    With a burgeoning population of 90 million, 40% of which consists of a vibrant youth population, Egypt is the largest consumer market in the region

  • A Large, Well-trained and Competitive Labor Force

    At 27 million, Egypt’s labor pool is the largest in the region, consisting of well-trained and highly educated and competitive workers in an expansive variety of fields and sectors



Egypt’s fast-growing, young population of c.90 million, diverse and expanding economy and its strategic location linking the Middle East, Europe, Africa and Asia all make it an ideal hub for regional and global investment. As an added incentive, a basket of beneficial trade agreements including GAFTA and COMESA provide the country with favored access to regional growth markets. As Egypt enters a period of political and economic stability, and a reform-minded government carries out an overhaul of the country’s subsidy system, now is the time to invest in Egypt.

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Sales from German company Knauf’s recently opened factory in Suez could reach $15m in Egypt and Africa during the first year of production, said Alexander Knauf, Managing Partner of the company. The company, which specialises in modern building materials, plans to sell 8m sqm of gypsum boards during the first year of operation, Knauf said in a statement on the sidelines of the factory’s opening. He mentioned that the factory’s investments amount to $50m, and covers 133,000 acres. The production


The National Bank of Egypt, Banque Du Caire and Banque Misr received a B3 counterparty risk assessment from international rating agency Moody’s on Tuesday while the Commercial International Bank (CIB) and the Bank of Alexandria received a B2 rating. The rating agency stated: “CR Assessments are opinions of how counterparty obligations are likely to be treated if a bank fails and are distinct from debt and deposit ratings in that they consider only the risk of default rather than the likelihood o


The final draft of the legislation that would organise investment in the Suez Canal area was submitted to the Ministry of Transitional Justice in order to be revised.(Photo Presidency Handout) The final draft of the legislation that would organise investment in the Suez Canal area was submitted to the Ministry of Transitional Justice in order to be revised. It is expected to be finished within days and approved by President Al-Sisi very soon, said Minister of Investment Ashraf Salman. Salman add


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Investment in Egypt

One stop shop

As global investors look to capitalize on the increasing opportunities for investment in Egypt’s rebounding economy and utilize the country’s unique positioning as a logistics and export hub, they need a reliable, trusted body to assist in the process. Conveniently located in five governorates across the country — and able to help with everything from facilitating the procurement of business licenses, to providing technical services for operational businesses — GAFI assists with all approval and licensing needs, and is truly a One-Stop Shop for investment in Egypt.

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