Egypt’s Economic Trajectory provides tools to help make sense of the country’s reform program, along with analysis of developments and data, to assess the program in terms not only of economic indicators, but also its impact on social health and human rights.

Reports & Briefs

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January 1, 1970
TIMEP Brief: Bankruptcy Law
June 20, 2019

The Bankruptcy Law relaxes restrictions on businesses and individuals facing bankruptcy, thus alleviating an important hurdle…

January 1, 1970
TIMEP Brief: Industrial Licensing Law
May 30, 2019

In light of the government’s economic reform program, the Industrial Licensing Law furthers efforts to liberalize…

January 1, 1970
TIMEP Brief: VAT Law
May 9, 2019

The VAT Law is expected to streamline tax collection, broaden the tax base, and formalize the…


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January 1, 1970
The IMF's Overly Optimistic Review of Egypt
August 22, 2018

In July, the IMF released its third review of the economic reform program, which, very much…

January 1, 1970
Expert Q&A on Egypt’s Price Hikes
June 29, 2018

Nonresident Fellows Osama Diab, Timothy Kaldas, and Mohamed El Dahshan discuss the price hikes for the…

Efforts to control inflation and the budget deficit have led Egypt’s external debt to approach $90…