Business News Wrap-up



Wed, 25 Apr 2018 - 05:03 GMT


Wed, 25 Apr 2018 - 05:03 GMT

File- Egyptian Currency

File- Egyptian Currency

SCZone delegation in Austria to discuss investment opportunities

A delegation from the Suez Canal Economic Zone headed to the Austrian capital Vienna on Wednesday to discuss possible Austrian investment in the zone and boost economic ties between Egypt and Austria

Petrosilah to invest $55 million in oil exploration during 2018/19

Petrosilah Petroleum Company intends to invest $55 million in oil exploration and discovery operations in its concession areas in Egypt during fiscal year 2018/2019, according to Chairman and Managing Director of the company Taher Abdel Rehem.

Foreign direct investment rises 15%: Investment


Foreign direct investment (FDI) has been significantly picking up, as it increased 15 percent, according to Minister of Investment and International Cooperation Sahar Nasr.

State revenues in H2 of FY 2017/18 reach LE 302B

State revenues in the second half (H2) of the current fiscal year (2017/18) stood at LE 302.5 billion, of which LE 249 billion are tax revenues, data from the state statistics agency CAPMAS shows.

Boehringer Ingelheim’s net sales in 2017 exceed 18 billion euros

The research-driven pharmaceutical company Boehringer Ingelheim can look back on a very successful 2017 financial year. All businesses contributed to net sales growth. Research and development (R&D) expenditure exceeded three billion euros, around 2.7 billion euros of which was injected in the human pharmaceuticals sector alone.

Foreign Debt: Not So Scary

The increasing foreign reserves are clouded by an unprecedented surge in Egypt’s foreign debt, which has almost doubled in five years to about $81 billion in the first quarter of FY2017/18 from $43 billion in fiscal year (FY) 2011/12



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