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ETIQUETTE: It is integral to Egyptian culture to be courteous to foreigners. A conversation, whether business-related or not, is usually accompanied by coffee, tea or juice. Social rules dictate what is appropriate for greeting people in business meetings. Close same-sex friends will sometimes greet...

Articles & Analysis | Egypt Hotel Listings from The Report: Egypt 2017

 

CAIRO MARRIOTT HOTEL & OMAR KHAYYAM CASINO 16 Saray El Gezira PO Box 33, Zamalek, Cairo T: (02) 2728 3000 F: (02) 2728 3001 www.cairomarriotthotel.com cairomarriottreservation@marriott.com Rooms: 1087 rooms, including 71 diplomatic suites, 28 executive suites, four ambassador suites, five presidential suites and two royal suites. Business...

 

While Egypt continues to face considerable economic challenges as it confronts the legacy of its recent political history, at the outset of 2017 the nation’s economic planners have room for optimism. A process of fiscal reform is well under way, a long-awaited legal framework aimed at attracting new investment is almost in place, a...

 

It has been a long battle, but after years of defending the local currency, the Egyptian government has showed it was willing to end its grip on the pound in 2016, floating the currency after months of speculation. The effects of this decision are likely to be one of the key economic talking points of 2017. As with other significant...

 

What are the drivers behind the recent increase in foreign direct investment (FDI)?

 

How have low oil prices impacted the ability of Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) entities to contribute to development projects in Egypt?