Egypt

January 14, 2001

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The Egyptian government is not planning to let the Egyptian pound float free, despite its sliding value against the dollar, Prime Minister Atef Ebeid was quoted as saying by newspapers on Saturday, Ja

January 13, 2001

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Iran\'s President Mohammed Khatami called on Saturday for further expansion of ties between Iran and Egypt.

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Direct foreign investment in Egypt will rise noticeably in 2001, with an expected 13 percent increase over the last year.

January 11, 2001

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Egyptian bankers expect the value of the Egyptian pound to stabilize during 2001, despite an expected increase in demand for foreign currency needed to repay foreign liabilities, reported <I>Al-Watan<

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Upper Egypt Contracting (UEGC.CA) will hold both its ordinary and extraordinary general assemblies on February 5 to approve its FY2000 financial statements and the increase in issued capital to LE20 m

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The Hana-8 development well drilled in the West Gharib Block, Gulf of Suez area, Egypt has been completed as a dual Miocene Kareem and Rudeis Sand oil producer.

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The foreign ministers of Egypt and Saudi Arabia have sent back to a committee of experts their plan for the setting up of a free trade zone, after a joint commission meeting late Tuesday.

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Gitex Cairo, the Egyptian version of Dubai’s influential information technology trade fair, received a boost with the announcement by a number of Italian companies that they intend to exhibit at the e

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On Tuesday, January 9, the market slipped slightly lower in mixed trading. Although a number of rumors were floating around yesterday, their impact on trading was limited. GSM heavyweight MobiNiL (EMO

January 10, 2001

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On Monday, January 8, the market closed slightly higher in mixed trading. Chipsy for Food Industries (CFIN.CA) led the market in anticipation of the announcement of the merger with Tasty Foods (see st

January 9, 2001

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France Telecom has become the majority shareholder in Egypt\'s largest mobile telephone company, MobiNil, after buying $252 million in shares from the US firm Motorola, the French firm said.

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On Sunday, January 7, telecom companies dragged the CASE lower. The Telecom sector was severely affected with both GSM giants trading limit down most of the session. Orascom Telecom –OT  (ORTE.CA) los

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Misr Hotels-Hilton (MHOT.CA) will hold its extraordinary and ordinary general assemblies on January 23, to approve the financial statements of its subsidiaries and affiliate companies.  Minister of pu

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Chipsy for Food Industries (CFIN.CA) and PepsiCo Inc. (NYSE=PEP) have formed a joint venture under the name Chipsy International. The newly formed company includes both CFIN and PEP’s entities in Egyp

January 8, 2001

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Egypt\'s Culture Minister Faruq Hosni said Monday he ordered three books withdrawn from sale that were deemed indecent, and sacked the official who pu