Politics Affect Exports in Egypt

Source: Economic Research Forum

Author(s): Nora Aboushady and Chahir Zaki

Original Link: http://erf.org.eg/publications/politics-affect-exports-in-egypt/


  • Investment-related regulations are a major determinant of the firm’s decision to expand its activities and enter the exports market.
  • Despite recent reforms of investment related laws and regulations, exports continue to drop.
  • Exporters in Egypt face a number of constraints varying between political instability, unequal competition from state owned firms, and complicated business-related procedures.
  • Political stability and political leverage of state-owned firms are both the main obstacles hindering exports in the private sector.
  • Serious implementation of reforms, ensuring competition and transparency in the market are indispensable to support exporters in line with the 2030 Strategy….


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