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Egypt (Business) Shubra El Kheima, Port Said, Suez, Mansoura, Cairo

Egypt (the Arab Republic of Egypt) is a North-East African country

  1. جمهوريّة مصر العربيّة in Arabic
  2. Cairo is the economic, political and administrative capital of Egypt and the largest Egyptian city
  3. The largest cities of Egypt are Cairo, Alexandria, Shubra El Kheima, Giza, Port Said, Suez, El Mahalla El Kubra, Luxor, Mansoura and Tanta
  4. Other Egyptian cities are Asuyt, Isamilia, Faiyum, Zagazig, Damietta, Aswan, Minya and Damanhur
  5. Egypt share borders with Israel, Libya (1,115 kilometres), Palestine and Sudan (1,273 kilometres)
    1. Jordan is on the other side of the Gulf of Aqaba
    2. Opposite the Sinai Peninsula is Saudi Arabia
  6. The main Egyptian economic activities are agriculture, industry and tourism(12.8 million tourists)
  7. The main crops are cotton, rice, wheat, corn, cane sugar, sugar beet, onion, tobacco and beans
  8. Revenue from the Suez Canal is one of the pillars of the Egyptian economy

The main industries are textiles, food processing, chemical and pharmaceutical products, cement and light manufactured products.

  1. Automotive Manufacturing: Nasr Automotive Manufacturing Company, Arab American Vehicles, Egy-Tech Engineering, Ghabbour Group, WAMCO (Watania Automotive Manufacturing Company) and MCV
  2. Abu Qir Fertilizers is one of the largest producers of nitrogen fertilizers in Egypt
  3. Olympic Group is the largest Egyptian company in household appliances.
  4. Bahgat Group is a leading company in electronics, appliances, furniture and real estate.
  5. Orascom Construction Industries is the largest engineering, procurement and construction company
  6. Talaat Moustafa Group is one of the largest conglomerates in Egypt

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Egypt: Study Master Doctorate Business Egyptian Students from Egypt

  1. Masters: Business in Africa, International Business, Foreign Trade, International Transport
  2. Doctorates: African Business, Global Logistics, World Trade

Egyptian Students: Masters and Doctorates (International Business)

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Suez Canal

Egyptian Economy

  1. The Egyptian main mineral resources are oil, natural gas, phosphates, gold and iron ore.
    1. Coal deposits in north-east Sinai
    2. Oil and gas are produced in the western desert regions, the Gulf of Suez and the Nile delta.
    3. Egypt has a huge gas reserves
  2. The largest Egyptian companies are Orascom Group and Raya Contact Centre
  3. Cairo Stock Exchange
  4. Currency of Egypt: Egyptian pound
  5. The Egyptian legal system is based on the Islamic and civil law (Napoleonic codes)
    1. Islamic Jurisprudence (Fiqh) is the main source of the Egyptian law

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Egyptian population: 97 million Egyptian

  1. 1960: 20 million Egyptian
  2. 2006: 73 million Egyptian
  3. Egypt is the most populous North African and Arab country
  4. Egypt is the third most populous African Country, after Nigeria and Ethiopia
  5. The vast majority of Egyptians live on arable land near the Nile banks (40,000 km²)
  6. 98% of Egyptians live in 3% of the territory (Nile Delta and valley)
  7. Egyptian Diaspora: three million in Libya, Saudi Arabia, the Persian Gulf and Europe
  8. Population density of Egypt: 96 inhabitants / square kilometre

Ahmed Mekky (Cairo, Egyptian Businessmen)

Ahmed Mekky Egyptian Businessman

  1. Area of Egypt: 1,001,459 km²
  2. The great regions of the Sahara desert, which make up most of the Egyptian territory, are sparsely populated
  3. Governorates of Egypt
  4. Egypt is a unitary semi-presidential Republic
  5. Independence of Egypt from the United Kingdom in 1922
  6. Sudan obtained are independence from the United Kingdom and Egypt in 1956
  7. Calling cod of Egypte: 20
  8. Country code top-level domain of Egypt: .eg
  9. Naguib Mahfouz, the first Arabic-speaking writer to win the Nobel Prize for Literature.
  10. Egypt was one of the first nation-states of the world in the tenth millennium BC
  11. Egypt was the cradle of the Egyptian Civilisation
  12. Greek, Persian, Roman, Arab, Ottoman, and Numidian influences

Transport and Logistics in Egypt

Ports of Egypt

Tarek Talaat Moustafa (Cairo)

Tarek Talaat Moustafa, Egyptian Businessman

Minoush Abdel-Meguid

Minoush Abdel-Meguid Businesswoman of Egypt

Hassan Abdalla (Cairo)

Hassan Abdalla (Egyptian entrepreneur)

Mohammed Mansour (Alexandria)

Mohamed Mansour (Egyptian entrepreneur)

Onsi Sawiris (Cairo)

Onsi Sawiris Egyptian Businessman

Trade Organisations (Egypt)

COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Free Trade Agreement (Master Africa)

  1. Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA)
  2. United States-COMESA Agreement
  3. COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Free Trade Agreement
  4. Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD)
  5. Nile Basin Initiative
  6. Conference on the Great Lakes Region (guest member country)
  7. Agadir Agreement
  8. European Union-Egypt Economic Partnership Agreement
  9. Euro-Mediterranean Partnership
  10. Islamic Development Bank
  11. Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)
  12. Arab League
  13. Greater Arab Free-Trade Area
  14. Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia
  15. EFTA-Egypt FTA Agreement
  16. Egypt-MERCOSUR Agreement
  17. Turkey-Egypt Free Trade Agreement
  18. United Kingdom-Egypt Free Trade Agreement
  19. Global System of Trade Preferences
  20. Protocol Relating to Trade Negotiations

Customs Union COMESA (Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa)

  1. African Development Bank
  2. African Union
  4. Economic Commission for Africa
  5. Islamic Development Bank
  6. Organisation of Islamic Cooperation
  7. Arab League
  8. Afro-Arab Cooperation

EFTA-Egypt Free Trade Agreement (FTA)

European Union-Egypt Association Agreement

Main Egyptian ethnic groups:

90% of the population is Egyptian and speaks the modern Egyptian Arabic.

  1. Arabic is the official language of Egypt
  2. English is widely understood

Copts represent approximately 10% of the Egyptian population

Religions in Egypt:

  1. Sunni Islam (90% of the Egyptian population)
  2. Orthodox Coptic Christianity (10% of the Egyptian population)

Higher Education in Egypt

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