Can Egypt Do Better at Business?

Egypt can realize its economic potential if the government continues reforms, the exchange rate depreciates and more women enter the workforce.

Only 1 in 4 Egyptian women are in the workforce.

Photographer: Cris Bouroncle/AFP/Getty Images

On March 13, Egypt will open a big economic development conference in Sharm el-Sheikh intended to show the world that it is fixing its economy and to attract foreign investment. The conference is pitched as a “key milestone of the government’s medium term economic development plan.”

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