Investment Regimes

Investment Zone
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Investment Zones were created under Law no. 19 of 2007, which introduced a new investment scheme never included before in the Investment Guarantees and Incentives Law, which​ is the Investment Zones system. The new law allowed the establishment of investment zones as per a Prime Minister decree No. 1675 of 2007 issued and specialized to regulate w​ork at investment zones in whatever investment domain stipulated.​

Mission

Support Egypt's economic growth through effective investment system characterized by the ease and convenience in dealing with investors

Objectives

  • Establishing​ integrated clusters in all fields
  • The investor (the developer) is the core element in the establishment of the investment zone as it bears the main burden of implementing the infrastructure and also provide all the services to the zone, whether the developer is a private company or governmental authority.
  • Widening the scope of economic and social development across the country with the best employment of the country's competitive advantages.
  • Investment development in Small and Medium Enterprises

Incentives

  • Business homogeneousness in the single zone, offering operating and marketing’ competitive costs thanks to industrial integration.
  • Companies which are established in the investment zones are exempted from stamp & documentation tax for a period of five years starts from the date of registering the company at the commercial register, as well as the contracts for land registration which is necessary for companies’ establishment.
  • Companies and establishments within the investment zone shouldn’t be nationalized or Confiscated.
  • It is not permitted by an administrative way to impose receivership on companies and enterprises or seizure or freeze its money and assets>
  • Is not permissible for any administrative party to intervene in the pricing of companies 'products or to determine its profit.
  • Is not permissible for any administrative party to Cancel or suspend the use of real estate license, which permits the use of a company or the establishment in whole or in part except in the case of violation of the license terms
  • The board of director is responsible for approving the projects that will be established in the investment zone and entitle to issue all licenses required to facilitate the procedures.

​The Established Investment Zones

There are (13) investment zones specialized in various fields and distributed among (7) Egyptian governorates as follows:

Zone​​

Activity

Governorate

Location

Area (Acre)

​Indu​strial zones

1

CBC Egypt for Industrial Development

Building materials

Giza

6th of Oct.

357

2

Polaris International Industrial Park

Textile industries

Giza

6th of Oct.

463

3

The Industrial Development Group

Auto-feeding industries

Giza

6th of Oct.

463

4

Pyramids Industrial Parks

Engineering industries

Sharqiya

10th of Ram.

262

5

Al-Tajamouat Industrial Park

Textiles and RMG

Sharqiya

10th of Ram.

261

Small and medium enterprises (SME’s)

6

Meet Ghamr

SME’s

Dakahlia

Meet Ghamr

17.6

7

Al-Saf

SME’s

Giza

Al-Saf

40.4

Higher Education and Scientific Research

8

City of Scientific Research and Technology Applications

Nanotechnology and biotechnology

Alexandria

Alexandria

135

9​

Cairo University

Higher education and scientific research

Giza

6th of Oct.

749

10

Ain Shams University

Higher education and scientific research

Qalyubiya

Obour

163

11

Fayyoum University

Higher education and scientific research

Fayyoum

New Fayyoum

150

Communication and Information Technology

12

City of scientific Researches

Information technology

Cairo

Maadi

75

Commercial and service activities

13

Cairo Airport Investment Zone

Commercial and service

Cairo

Cairo Air Port

2.289​

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