Egyptian Institute for Studies

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Ahmed Zikrallah Original Link: https://en.eipss-eg.org/egypts-economic-situation-and-sri-lanka-bankruptcy-compared/ Due to exacerbation of its external debt crisis, Sri Lanka has recently announced inability to meet its obligations to creditors (bankruptcy) in light of dramatic development of the difficult economic conditions that the country...

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About S&P report’s rationale for Egyptian sovereign debt

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Ahmed Zikrallah Original Link: https://en.eipss-eg.org/about-sp-reports-rationale-for-egyptian-sovereign-debt/ The Standard & Poor’s report has generally cited the rationale behind the high sovereign debt figures, applicable to all countries assessed. However, this paper attempts to highlight the underlying reasons that largely apply to the...

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Gulf Countries’ Aid to Egypt: It Is Politics, Not the Economy, Stupid!

Source: Arab Center Washington DC Author(s): Khalil Al-Anani Original Link: https://arabcenterdc.org/resource/gulf-countries-aid-to-egypt-it-is-politics-not-the-economy-stupid/ On April 4, 2022, Gulf Arab countries pledged $22 billion to help Egypt avert a currency crisis resulting from the Russian war on Ukraine. The Egyptian pound lost about 14 percent of its value to the dollar...

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Egypt’s Synergy Between Natural Gas and Green Energy Transition: Cairo’s Advances in LNG and Green Hydrogen are Shaping the COP 27 Agenda

Source: Middle East Institute Author(s): Michaël Tanchum Original Link: https://www.mei.edu/publications/egypts-synergy-between-natural-gas-and-green-energy-transition-cairos-advances-lng-and Egypt’s energy policy is helping to change the terms of the global debate on climate change by demonstrating that there is a basic compatibility between developing domestic natural gas resources and...

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Review of Standard & Poor’s expectations of Egyptian economy

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Ahmed Zikrallah Original Link: https://en.eipss-eg.org/review-of-standard-poors-expectations-of-egyptian-economy/ The recently issued Standard & Poor’s global rating report has updated some significant about the Egyptian economy, especially in the area of public debt and its annual growth rates and total values, with important...

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Egypt: How Gov. reacts toward the deepening economic crisis

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Ahmed Zikrallah Original Link: https://en.eipss-eg.org/egypt-how-gov-reacts-toward-the-deepening-economic-crisis/ The economic projects implemented by the state have not produced significant revenues for anyone but their contractors, as the frantic focus was on infrastructure projects, especially roads and bridges, and establishment of two new...

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A sharp rise in inflation forces Egyptians to cut expenses

Source: Middle East Institute Author(s): Khaled Dawoud Original Link: https://www.mei.edu/publications/sharp-rise-inflation-forces-egyptians-cut-expenses While the holy month of Ramadan is known for increased food consumption in Egypt and other Muslim-majority countries, Elham Mohamed, 40, a government employee, said it was very difficult for her just to make ends meet this year.  “I had...

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The Specter of Food Insecurity in Egypt

Source: Italian Institute for International Political Studies Author(s): Aldo Liga Original Link: https://www.ispionline.it/en/pubblicazione/specter-food-insecurity-egypt-34750 War between Russia and Ukraine has put the Egyptian economy under pressure. Last month, the Egyptian government announced it had requested the International Monetary Fund (IMF)’s support to mitigate the shocks the...

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Is the Egyptian economy vulnerable to bankruptcy?

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Ahmed Zikrallah Original Link: https://en.eipss-eg.org/is-the-egyptian-economy-vulnerable-to-bankruptcy/ The persistent bad conditions of the Egyptian economy due to the government’s economic policies, along with the repercussions that hit the nation’s economy resulting from the covid-19 crisis and later the Russian invasion of Ukraine...

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Tin Hinane El Kadi

Tin Hinane El Kadi is a political economy researcher. She is an associate fellow in the Middle East and North Africa department at Chatham House in London and the co-founder of the Institute for Social Science Research on Algeria. She is currently engaged in doctoral studies at the London School of Economics and Political Science.

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