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News Egypt » Commerce: Egypt plans to double size of e-commerce industry by 2020

News channel or source: http://www.itwebafrica.com/e-commerce/711-egypt/244107-egypt-plans-to-double-size-of-e-commerce-industry-by-2020
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

Government's new strategy crafted in partnership with private sector partners has identified untapped potential. The Egyptian government has presented its plan to harness online trade opportunities in a new national e-commerce strategy that it developed in ...

News Egypt » Commerce: Egypt offers example of how developing countries can plan for e-commerce

News channel or source: http://unctad.org/en/pages/newsdetails.aspx?OriginalVersionID=1729
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

Famed for its ancient souks and bazaars, Egypt is now looking to the future of commerce by backing a far-reaching strategy that aims to double the number of businesses selling products and services online by 2020. UNCTAD’s National E-commerce Strategy ...

News Egypt » Commerce: INTERVIEW: Egypt has the potential to grow exponentially in e-commerce, says ElAraby e-business manager

News channel or source: http://english.ahram.org.eg/NewsContent/3/12/298041/Business/Economy/INTERVIEW-Egypt-has-the-potential-to-grow-exponent.aspx
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

Online shopping has been on the rise in Egypt over the last few years. More companies have been paying attention to the potential of e-commerce, which has increased in volume to currently reach over $5 billion in the local market, with official ...

News Egypt » Commerce: Saudi Arabia congratulates Egypt on launching e-commerce strategy

News channel or source: http://www.sis.gov.eg/Story/128375?lang=en-us
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

Saudi Arabia congratulated Egypt on launching its e-commerce strategy, which is considered to be a strong foundation to motivate e-commerce, innovation, economic growth and prosperity to Egypt and its people. According to the Saudi Press Agency, this came ...

News Egypt » Commerce: Egyptian president tempted to expand term after crushing electoral victory

News channel or source: https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2018/apr/22/abdel-fattah-el-sissi-egypts-president-tempted-to-/
Publication date: Sunday 22 April 2018

“He is weaning this country from the socialist dogma that we had since the 1960s,” said Tarek Tawfik, president of the American Chamber of Commerce in Egypt. “American multinationals in Egypt already are reinvesting and expanding here.” Virginia ...

News Egypt » Commerce: Why unbanked Egypt is ripe for a FinTech revolution

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/finance/news/why-unbanked-egypt-is-ripe-for-a-fintech-revolution/ar-AAvYC7O
Publication date: onday 16 April 2018

Video: Five facts about e-commerce in the Middle East. Home to nearly 100 million people, Egypt is the most populous nation in the Middle East and North Africa, and a huge market with considerable scope for new IT and telecoms services. The opportunities ...

News Egypt » Commerce: Brantu to officially launch e-commerce website elprices end-October

News channel or source: https://www.dailynewsegypt.com/2018/04/15/brantu-officially-launch-e-commerce-website-elprices-end-october/
Publication date: Sunday 15 April 2018

said that his company will officially launch its e-commerce website elprices at the end of October 2018, after testing its price comparison services, scheduled to be complete by April. Rizk told Daily News Egypt that Brantu is investing $1.2m in the ...

News Egypt » Commerce: National Bank of Egypt joins R3 blockchain consortium

News channel or source: https://www.econotimes.com/National-Bank-of-Egypt-joins-R3-blockchain-consortium-1267632
Publication date: Sunday 22 April 2018

The National Bank of Egypt, the country’s one of the oldest and largest banks ... R3 offers access to Corda – an enterprise-grade distributed ledger platform for finance and commerce. With its membership, NBE will explore the potential of blockchain ...

News Egypt » Commerce: Egypt unveils new e-commerce strategy at UN Trade and Development Conference in Geneva

News channel or source: http://english.ahram.org.eg/NewsContent/3/12/298015/Business/Economy/Egypt-unveils-new-ecommerce-strategy-at-UN-Trade-a.aspx
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

Egypt on Friday unveiled a new plan at the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) in Geneva to double the number of businesses selling products and services online by 2020 in an effort to expand the country's e-commerce sector.

News Egypt » Commerce: Egypt Post signs e-commerce agreements with several African countries

News channel or source: https://dailynewsegypt.com/2018/04/11/egypt-post-signs-e-commerce-agreements-several-african-countries/
Publication date: Wednesday 11 April 2018

Egypt Post has signed cooperation agreements with several African countries to facilitate e-commerce through a logistical centre of the postal service at Cairo International Airport. This came within the framework of the participation of Egypt Post in the ...