Nesma Nowar's Articles

Fears that technological advances could take people’s jobs are unfounded, says a recent study, as technology is helping to create new jobs

Egypt’s reform efforts have resulted in positive outcomes, but the country needs to deepen its structural reforms to preserve these achievements, say reports by World Bank and BNP Paribas

Institutional and structural reforms are needed in order to rein in rises in Egypt’s inflation rate, writes Nesma Nowar

Weak purchasing power accompanied by a boycott campaign caused car sales to fall in February

A second hike in inflation last month has made the Central Bank of Egypt’s decision to cut interest rates more uncertain

Journalists head to the polls tomorrow to elect a new Press Syndicate chairman and six council members

Falling inflation over recent months and a pick-up in capital inflows have encouraged the Central Bank to cut interest rates for the first time in a year

French President Emmanuel Macron’s visit to Egypt this week saw the signing of many economic agreements between the two countries

Addressing the population problem in Egypt requires an institutional framework that can implement and follow up on objectives

Egypt’s real-estate market is seeing robust demand and extensive investment but is suffering from weak purchasing power among consumers

The zero tariffs will also be applied on some Korean and Japanese cars produced in European Union countries

Egypt’s business climate improved throughout the year despite being hampered by high interest rates

Parliament has agreed on amendments to laws toughening penalties on monopolistic practices in a bid to curb increases in the prices of basic goods

Higher-quality produce is necessary if Egypt is to realise its aim of expanding agricultural exports

While Egypt’s economic reform efforts are bearing fruit, vigilance is necessary to guard against a rise in inflation and public debt, experts warned this week

Egypt is just months away from eliminating import tariffs on European cars, though this will not necessarily mean cheaper cars for Egyptian consumers

The World Bank’s Human Capital Index shows Egypt’s low productivity levels as being largely due to the country’s education system

Egypt needs to kick-start private-sector growth to keep to its economic targets, according to a recent World Bank report

The Suez Canal has achieved record revenues since the inauguration of the New Canal three years ago, according to Chairman Mamish

Remittances from Egyptians living abroad rose significantly over the last fiscal year

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