Egypt

April 22, 2001

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German distribution giant Metro said Friday, April 20, it had no concrete plans to develop a network in Egypt, after a German diplomatic source said it would invest more than €100 million there.  "We

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In January 2001, the total number of new licensed vehicles in Egypt stood at 8,270, compared with 10,150 newly licensed vehicles, in January of last year.

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The value of Egypt’s petroleum exports during January 2001 totaled $82.99 million, reflecting a decrease compared with the previous month, as oil-revenue stood at $95.66 million.

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The world's largest computer chip maker, Intel, has decided to delay its plans to establish a computer manufacturing plant near Cairo. The US-based Intel has not yet set a new date for the execution o

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The Egyptian Cabinet recently passed the new public budget and investment bill for the fiscal year 2001-2002. The new budget is valued at 126.9 billion Egyptian pounds.

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Revenue derived from the Suez Canal during February 2001 totaled $146.6 million. This constitutes a revenue shrinkage, compared with the $161.6 million received in the previous month.

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Following France and Russia, Egypt is Iraq’s the third largest trading partner, reported the Iraqi minister of trade, Mohammad Mahdi Salah, speaking at a trade exhibition of Egyptian products in Baghd

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The Nexans unit of the Alcatel corporation has announced that it has won on a 23 million euro contract from Egypt's Burullus Gas Company to supply and install undersea power and umbilical cables.

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According to figures published recently in the <I>Egyptian Economic Monthly Bulletin</I>, the value of Egypt’s petroleum exports totaled $82.99 million in January 2001.

April 21, 2001

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Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood’s 17 members of parliament (or People’s Assembly) walked out Saturday from a session after their colleagues turned down a

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The defense team of the banned Egyptian newspaper, Al Shaab, said Friday that they have filed a motion against head of the Shura Council Mustafa Hilmi

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An international study funded by the European Investment Bank (EIB), will focus to investigate the cause of the choking air pollution in the Egyptian

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Egypt hosts Saturday a regional Arab housing conference aimed at strengthening cooperation between Arab countries in housing projects.

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The German government praises Egypt’s “vital role” in achieving future peace and stability in the Middle East, said a high-ranking German foreign mini

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Egypt will become a major liquefied natural gas (LNG) exporter with a production estimated to reach some 3,500 million cubic feet a day by the year 20