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New investors force cement companies to reduce prices

New investors in the cement business, especially Arish Cement, which is owned by the Egyptian armed forces, have forced several...

Mohamed Haroun Mohamed Haroun 9 years ago

Negotiations stall surrounding US aid to Egypt

Ongoing negotiations surrounding President Obama’s recently pledged US$2 billion aid to Egypt suffer from disagreements between Cairo and Washington. While...

Mohamed Haroun Mohamed Haroun 9 years ago

Negotiations start over implementation of Obama’s economic aid package

The Ministry of International Cooperation on Tuesday started negotiations with US officials to implement the decision of US President Barack...

Mohamed Haroun Mohamed Haroun 9 years ago

National Wages Council warns of austerity measures affecting labor market

National Wages Council member Abdel Rahman Kheir said on Monday that the austerity measures currently being considered by the government...

Mohamed Haroun Mohamed Haroun 9 years ago

Antitrust fine to be increased to 10% of violating products

The Ministry of Trade and Industry has submitted a proposal to the cabinet that the antitrust fine be increased to...

Mohamed Haroun Mohamed Haroun 9 years ago

Committee begins work of reclaiming illegally acquired land from companies

The newly-formed Investment Disputes Settlement Committee (IDSC), chaired by Prime Minister Essam Sharaf, is studying ways of retrieving land acquired...

Mohamed Haroun Mohamed Haroun 9 years ago

New procedures to encourage small and medium-size projects

Minister of Industry and Foreign Trade Samir Sayyad on Sunday said the ministry is preparing new procedures that aim to...

Mohamed Haroun Mohamed Haroun 9 years ago

Corruption rampant within Al-Azhar, says grand sheikh

The Grand Sheikh of Al-Azhar Ahmed al-Tayyeb has announced that he will give back the salary he has received since...

Mohamed Haroun Mohamed Haroun 9 years ago

Rebar demand declining

Rebar demand in Egypt has declined during the last few days, according to the general manager of the Metallurgical Industries...

Mohamed Haroun Mohamed Haroun 10 years ago

Egyptians spent LE1.9 billion on Hajj in 2009, says report

In 2009, Egypt's 72,000 pilgrims spent an estimated LE1.9 billion in Hajj-related expenditures, averaging LE26,100 per pilgrim, according to an...

Mohamed Haroun Mohamed Haroun 10 years ago

Multinational developers consider investing in Egyptian real estate

The Egyptian real estate market has become the focus of interest on the part of several multinational companies, some of...

Mohamed Haroun Mohamed Haroun 10 years ago

IDA offers contractual terms for new permits for steel production

Egypt's Industrial Development Authority (IDA) on Sunday offered the contractual terms for new production permits for construction steel and billets...

Mohamed Haroun Mohamed Haroun 10 years ago

Govt finalizes Madinaty re-sale to TMG

A panel commissioned to oversee the re-sale of the Madinaty property to Talaat Moustafa Group (TMG) will not alter the...

Mohamed Haroun Mohamed Haroun 10 years ago

President calls for legal committee to resolve Madinaty land case

President Hosni Mubarak has called for the formation of a "neutral legal committee" mandated with resolving the case of the...

Mohamed Haroun Mohamed Haroun 10 years ago