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Business - Economy
4/24/2024 6:18:25 PM
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) announced Wednesday the launch of operations for opening its new regional office in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), to enhance its partnership with Middle Eastern countries and beyond.

Business - Economy
4/18/2024 8:55:57 PM
Egypt’s overall debt to GDP is expected to decline to 82.6 percent of GDP in 2025, from over 90 percent in 2024, and will continue to shrink under the country's loan program with the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the Director of the Middle East and Central Asia Department at the IMF, Jihad Azour, told Ahram Online.

Business - Economy
2/25/2024 9:43:36 PM
There is no connection between increasing the value of Egypt’s upcoming loan from the International Monetary Fund and the possibility of receiving refugees from Gaza in case of an Israeli attack on the city of Rafah, Jihad Azour, Director of the Middle East and Central Asia Department at the IMF said on Sunday.

Business - Economy
1/31/2024 6:55:56 PM
Jihad Azour, director of the Middle East and Central Asia Department at the International Monetary Fund (IMF), told Ahram Online that Egypt's GDP growth rate could increase by 5-6 percent if the government allows the private sector to play a leading role in Egypt's economy and reconsiders the role of the public sector.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
10/17/2023 8:26:22 PM
As the World Bank and International Monetary Fund meetings finished last week in Marrakesh, Director of the fund’s Middle East and Central Asia Department Jihad Azour discussed Egypt’s economic priorities with Nevine Kamel in Marrakesh

Business - Economy
10/12/2023 4:57:31 PM
It is necessary and critical for Egypt to adopt a flexible regime for its exchange rate in order to protect its economy from the external shocks that are continuing to emerge, Jihad Azour, the Director of the Middle East and Central Asia Department at the International Monetary Fund (IMF), told Ahram Online.

World - Region
6/4/2023 9:31:10 PM
Lebanese lawmakers on Sunday nominated Jihad Azour, an International Monetary Fund regional director and former minister, for president, with the position still vacant for seven months because of political turmoil.

Business - Economy
5/3/2023 3:06:52 PM
Adopting a flexible exchange rate regime under the current IMF loan programme for Egypt is key to attract more investors, ensure hard currency liquidity and raise confidence in the economy, said Jihad Azour, the director of the Middle East and Central Asia Department at the fund.

Business - Economy
4/13/2023 5:23:35 PM
During the IMF and World Bank Group’s spring meetings in Washington DC, Ahram Online interviewed the Director of the Middle East and Central Asia Department at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Jihad Azour.

Business - Economy
10/14/2022 1:16:49 PM
Director of the Middle East and Central Asia Department at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Jihad Azour said cooperation with Egypt is very strong.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Economy
4/30/2022 4:08:00 PM
Director of the Middle East and Central Asia Department at the International Monetary Fund Jihad Azour discusses the findings of the World Regional Economic Outlook report for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.

Business - Economy
4/27/2022 4:04:47 PM
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is currently in the technical discussions phase with the Egyptian authorities in terms of the anticipated loan programme with the country that aims to address the severe impacts of the Ukrainian war and other ongoing economic challenges, said the IMF’s Director of the Middle East and Central Asia Department Jihad Azour.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Economy
10/23/2021 12:41:00 PM
Director of the Middle East and Central Asia Department at the International Monetary Fund Jihad Azour explains the economic outlook for the Middle East region to Al-Ahram Weekly

Business - Economy
10/19/2021 9:31:56 PM
Egypt was among the few countries that achieved a positive growth last year despite the Covid-19 outbreak, Director of the Middle East and Central Asia Department at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Jihad Azour said Tuesday.

Business - Economy
5/5/2021 4:38:16 PM
Azour noted that the new updates in the pandemic outbreak requires accelerating vaccination efforts, setting new policies and counting takeaways from the ongoing crisis

Business - Economy
2/18/2021 5:47:15 PM
The region needs to create 25 to 30 million job opportunities over the coming five to 10 years to counteract the increased unemployment caused by COVID-19

Business - Economy
2/4/2021 2:08:23 PM
Egypt’s medium-term strategy will reduce public debt over four years, the director of the IMF’s Middle East and Central Asia department said

Business - Economy
10/20/2020 9:20:50 PM
Azour reveal to Ahram Online that Egypt is expected to witness an inflation rate of 5.7% in 2020, and 6.2% in 2021, adding that Egypt is to receive around $1.6 billion as a second tranche of the one-year SBA loan in December

Business - Economy
7/14/2020 10:41:17 PM

World - Region
7/13/2020 8:47:43 PM

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