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Local banks deny restrictions on providing $100 notes

The Central Bank of Egypt gave no instructions to lenders operating in the country not to replace $100 notes with smaller units when conducting transactions for clients, several bankers told the Daily News Egypt. This comes on the wake of reports carried by media outlets claiming that the CBE has ordered banks to replace $100 …

Dahlia Kholaif

Industrial sector in ‘state of crisis’, solutions for energy problem, regaining confidence of international markets is necessary: Alaa Arafa

  Alaa Arafa, chairman of Egypt’s largest textile and clothing manufacturer and retail stores Arafa Holding, said Egypt’s industrial sector is still suffering and is in a state of crisis. He added that it needs to overcome the obstacles, asserting that the CBE’s gradual reduction of the Egyptian Pound will contribute to encouraging industry more …

Mohamed Ayyad

Piraeus Bank Egypt to focus on energy projects financing

Piraeus Bank in Egypt is targeting the financing of major projects during the Economic Summit this month. Naira Amin, Chief Executive and Managing Director of Piraeus Bank Egypt, said the bank is giving special attention to joint finance projects proposed by the Egyptian government in the summit. Amin added that financing will be led by …

Daily News Egypt

United Bank to allow paying taxes, customs through branches

The United Bank will introduce in all branches a service for paying all government dues, such as individual and company taxes and customs, the bank’s chairman Mohamed Ashmawy revealed Thursday. The move comes in cooperation with the Ministry of Finance. Ashmawy stressed the significance of enhancing electronic payments in Egypt, instead of depending on traditional …

Daily News Egypt

Economy recovering, EGX records show: Dcode EFC Report

Egypt’s economic recovery has been demonstrated by its EGX30 records according to a Dcode Economic and Financial Consulting (Dcode EFC) report, released in this month. The report specified that measures were taken by the Egyptian Financial Supervisory authority (EFSA) and EGX that helped in providing simpler listings rules. The measures included the release of rules …

Menna Samir