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Ahmed Hamouda, Senior Investment Officer at GV Developments, explains how Tarboul – the industrial, sustainable and livable city made in Egypt – fits within the COP 27 pledge of a sustainable economic model.   Continue
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November 16, 2022 |
Sandra Francisco
Ahmed Hamouda, Senior Investment Officer at GV Developments, explains how Tarboul – the industrial, sustainable and livable city made in Egypt – fits within the COP 27 pledge of a sustainable Continue
November 09, 2022 |
Sandra Francisco
Ahmed Hamouda, Senior Investment Officer at GV Developments, highlights some specific advances and efforts GV has implemented with Tarboul Industrial City in line with Egypt’s pledge as part of Continue
November 03, 2022 |
Sandra Francisco
Ahmed Hamouda, Senior Investment Officer at GV Developments, explains what GV has done as an institution to create a more climate and environmentally friendly standard in its projects. Continue
August 15, 2022 |
Sandra Francisco
Sherif Hamouda, Chairman of GV Group, shares his assessment of the real estate and construction sector in Egypt and explains how GV Group fits within it. Continue
April 13, 2022 |
Sandra Francisco
Sherif Hamouda, Chairman of GV Group, gives an overview of Tarboul City project, the first green and smart industrial city development project in Egypt. Continue
June 28, 2021 |
Sandra Francisco
Hesham ElNaggar, CEO of Daltex Corporation, gives an overview of the company's scope of business. Daltex is the largest exporter of potatoes globally, and one of the biggest producers of oranges. Continue
June 28, 2021 |
Sandra Francisco
Adly Thoma, Executive Chairman and CEO of Gemini Africa, a one-stop entrepreneurial hub providing support to African youth and entrepreneurs, gives an overview of the Egypt-based company's scope of Continue
August 11, 2015 |
Dominika Bzduchova
"If you are looking at us compared to some of the hotels in the city, our Nile location is a plus. We are right on the water with Nile-view rooms. We are on the Zamalek side of the city," says Richard Continue
August 11, 2015 |
Dominika Bzduchova
"Gardens at Cairo Marriott Hotel really transport you away from the reality of everyday life in Cairo," explains Richard S. Zeolla, general manager of Cairo Marriott Hotel & Omar Khayyam Casino. Continue
August 11, 2015 |
Dominika Bzduchova
"The palace was originally constructed to welcome dignitaries coming for the Suez Canal opening," explains Richard S. Zeolla, general manager of Cairo Marriott Hotel & Omar Khayyam Casino. Continue
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June 28, 2021 |
Sandra Francisco
Hesham ElNaggar, CEO of Daltex Corporation, gives an overview of the company's scope of business. Daltex is the largest exporter of potatoes globally, and one of the biggest producers of oranges. Continue
April 03, 2015 |
Dominika Bzduchova
"We started by my older brother in Lebanon back in 1957. We are “chicken” people. Poultry is our life," explains Tony Freiji, President & CEO Wadi Group. Continue
April 03, 2015 |
Dominika Bzduchova
"If we look at this particular sector, Egypt is poised to play a leading role in supplying quality food and processed foods to the rest of the world, particularly Europe, the Eastern United States Continue
April 13, 2022 |
Sandra Francisco
Sherif Hamouda, Chairman of GV Group, gives an overview of Tarboul City project, the first green and smart industrial city development project in Egypt. Continue
April 03, 2015 |
Dominika Bzduchova
"The pharmaceutical industry in Egypt is very big. The local pharmaceutical industry covers 97% of consumption. Only 3% is covered by imports. Our industry has got about 30-35 thousand labourers," Continue
April 03, 2015 |
Dominika Bzduchova
"In 1995, I was number one in the Middle East and because of that I have to go abroad to prove that I am number one here and there. My name in the Middle East is very well known," explains Dr. A. Continue
April 03, 2015 |
Dominika Bzduchova
"PACHIN is one of the oldest companies manufacturing paints in Egypt & started its operations in 1958. We are now manufacturing all types of paints from decorative to industrial paints, in Continue
April 03, 2015 |
Dominika Bzduchova
"SCIB Paints is the number two player in the Decorative coatings industry in Egypt which comprises architectural coatings and wood coatings," explains Manish Mehra, Regional Head - Middle East and Continue
April 03, 2015 |
Dominika Bzduchova
"We are building some premium brands like Royale in the Luxury Emulsions’ category, where we are the market leaders in Egypt," says Manish Mehra, Regional Head - Middle East and Egypt of Asian Continue
April 03, 2015 |
Dominika Bzduchova
"We are expanding geographically with new branches all over Egypt. We now have branches in about 5 cities from the Delta up to Upper Egypt. We have more than 250 outlets, part of them is owned by Continue
January 16, 2015 |
Peter Matay
"Coca-Cola has been playing a major role in Egypt for over 70 years. We entered the local market in 1942. We are very committed to the Egyptian market and we have been investing heavily in it," says Continue
January 16, 2015 |
Peter Matay
"The last three years in particular have witnessed lots of changes and trends. Not only in the food and beverage market but also in the fast moving consumer goods market. We are starting to see Continue
January 16, 2015 |
Peter Matay
"Our biggest project here in Egypt is our partnership with the Egyptian Food Bank and our pledge to develop the hundred poorest villages in Egypt. We also have a project that is focused on improving Continue
August 11, 2015 |
Dominika Bzduchova
"If you are looking at us compared to some of the hotels in the city, our Nile location is a plus. We are right on the water with Nile-view rooms. We are on the Zamalek side of the city," says Richard Continue
August 11, 2015 |
Dominika Bzduchova
"Gardens at Cairo Marriott Hotel really transport you away from the reality of everyday life in Cairo," explains Richard S. Zeolla, general manager of Cairo Marriott Hotel & Omar Khayyam Casino. Continue
August 11, 2015 |
Dominika Bzduchova
"The palace was originally constructed to welcome dignitaries coming for the Suez Canal opening," explains Richard S. Zeolla, general manager of Cairo Marriott Hotel & Omar Khayyam Casino. Continue
August 11, 2015 |
Dominika Bzduchova
"There is tremendous potential for MICE in Egypt," says Richard S. Zeolla, general manager of Cairo Marriott Hotel & Omar Khayyam Casino. Continue
August 11, 2015 |
Dominika Bzduchova
Richard S. Zeolla, general manager of Cairo Marriott Hotel & Omar Khayyam Casino, is optimistic about tourism in Egypt: "The threats for instability are disappearing. People feel more secure and Continue
April 03, 2015 |
Dominika Bzduchova
"If you picture Egyptian Tourism as a body, it stands on two feet. One foot is the cultural product, Cairo, Luxor, Aswan and Abu Simbel. That is our history, our heritage. The other product is the Continue
April 03, 2015 |
Dominika Bzduchova
"We didn’t do very well in the first half of 2014 either. In the second half, starting from July up to now, we are moving very well," says Hisham Zaazou, Egypt's former Minister of Tourism. Continue
April 03, 2015 |
Dominika Bzduchova
"MICE tourism is very important and the returns of the MICE tourism are very high. Unfortunately, during the last three years, there was a setback," says Ambassador Nasser Hamdy, Former Chairman of Continue
March 25, 2015 |
Dominika Bzduchova
"The hotel is part of the First Residence complex that includes a mall with many top brand stores. There is a poolside lounge and we have a tearoom, which is one of our signature outlets," says Continue
March 25, 2015 |
Dominika Bzduchova
"Four Seasons at The First Residence and our sister hotel in the city are the leaders in luxury hotels in Cairo and in Egypt. We are positioned as number one in the market in terms of quality of Continue
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November 16, 2022 |
Sandra Francisco
Ahmed Hamouda, Senior Investment Officer at GV Developments, explains how Tarboul – the industrial, sustainable and livable city made in Egypt – fits within the COP 27 pledge of a sustainable Continue
November 09, 2022 |
Sandra Francisco
Ahmed Hamouda, Senior Investment Officer at GV Developments, highlights some specific advances and efforts GV has implemented with Tarboul Industrial City in line with Egypt’s pledge as part of Continue
August 15, 2022 |
Sandra Francisco
Sherif Hamouda, Chairman of GV Group, shares his assessment of the real estate and construction sector in Egypt and explains how GV Group fits within it. Continue
April 13, 2022 |
Sandra Francisco
Sherif Hamouda, Chairman of GV Group, gives an overview of Tarboul City project, the first green and smart industrial city development project in Egypt. Continue
April 03, 2015 |
Dominika Bzduchova
"We can only compete on internationally focused projects; we cannot compete in the local market. When it comes to international projects, where you need to have international experience, we are Continue
April 03, 2015 |
Dominika Bzduchova
"Global Consolidated Contractors was established in 2005. The idea behind the company and even its name was to create a merger between the consortium from international companies in the construction Continue
October 17, 2014 |
Peter Matay
"SECON is owned 50% by the Saudi government and 50% by the Egyptian government. It is and will continue to be a very good example of cooperation between these two governments and of cooperation Continue
October 17, 2014 |
Peter Matay
SECON has started a very important project that is worth 1.6 billion Egyptian pounds. It is called Secon Nile Towers, comprising of two high-rise buildings of 23 floors in the Maadi Nile Corniche Continue
October 17, 2014 |
Peter Matay
"Both our real estate and our tourism investments are very important for us. Egypt is an excellent location for both areas of investment." Continue
October 17, 2014 |
Peter Matay
"The highest demand for the next five years will be for middle-income apartments. In previous years, there was a lot of demand for luxury apartments and there were not enough apartments available Continue
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April 03, 2015 |
Dominika Bzduchova
"The Bank of Alexandria is the third largest bank in the private sector," says Roberto Vercelli, Managing Director & CEO of AlexBank. Continue
April 03, 2015 |
Dominika Bzduchova
"The banking sector has grown over the last 3 years both in terms of loans and deposits because we have a lot of liquidity in the country," explains Roberto Vercelli, Managing Director & CEO of Continue
March 25, 2015 |
Dominika Bzduchova
"We are the safe haven for large depositors. AIB is considered the private bank for high net worth individuals inside Egypt," says Amr Atallah, GM for Branches and Banking Services at AIB. Continue
June 28, 2021 |
Sandra Francisco
Adly Thoma, Executive Chairman and CEO of Gemini Africa, a one-stop entrepreneurial hub providing support to African youth and entrepreneurs, gives an overview of the Egypt-based company's scope of Continue
April 03, 2015 |
Dominika Bzduchova
"There are so many investment opportunities in many sectors in Egypt - Agro industry, ICT, real estate, energy and many others. Personally, I think the one that is going to take the limelight is Continue
April 03, 2015 |
Dominika Bzduchova
"I believe Egypt has several fundamentals in place that give it a competitive edge," says Hisham Fahmy, CEO of American Chamber of Commerce in Egypt. Continue
April 03, 2015 |
Dominika Bzduchova
"Egypt4Business Campaign is about telling the story about successful US, Egyptian and multinational businesses operating in Egypt," explains Hisham Fahmy, CEO of American Chamber of Commerce in Continue
April 03, 2015 |
Dominika Bzduchova
"It’s high time that the Egyptian government partners with the private sector. The private sector in Egypt is extremely resourceful," says Tony Freiji, President & CEO Wadi Group. Continue
April 03, 2015 |
Dominika Bzduchova
"We can only compete on internationally focused projects; we cannot compete in the local market. When it comes to international projects, where you need to have international experience, we are Continue
April 03, 2015 |
Dominika Bzduchova
"Global Consolidated Contractors was established in 2005. The idea behind the company and even its name was to create a merger between the consortium from international companies in the construction Continue
October 17, 2014 |
Peter Matay
"SECON is owned 50% by the Saudi government and 50% by the Egyptian government. It is and will continue to be a very good example of cooperation between these two governments and of cooperation Continue
October 17, 2014 |
Peter Matay
"We would like to see modifications of the rules for getting licenses and improvement of the investment conditions for both foreign investors and Egyptian investors," clarified Eng. Darwish Ahmed Continue
October 17, 2014 |
Peter Matay
"Both our real estate and our tourism investments are very important for us. Egypt is an excellent location for both areas of investment." Continue
December 12, 2014 |
Peter Matay
"There is no other container terminal on the Suez Canal on the Mediterranean end able to handle very large container vessels. Our quay, yard, cranes and water depth are all of a size that can handle Continue
December 12, 2014 |
Peter Matay
"The SCCT is a true success story for Egypt. This year we celebrate our 10th anniversary," says Klaus Holm Laursen, CEO of the Suez Canal Container Terminal (SCCT). Continue
December 12, 2014 |
Peter Matay
"Egypt truly plays an important role in global trade and moving goods between these regions," argues Klaus Holm Laursen, CEO of the Suez Canal Container Terminal (SCCT). Continue