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 The Islamic Chamber of Commerce , Industry and Agriculture (ICCIA)
The Arab Republic of Egypt
Head of State : Gen. Abdel Fattah el-Sisi
Population : 91.51 Million
Capital City : Cairo
Largest City : Cairo
Languages : Arabic (official), English and French widely understood by educated classes
Monetary Unit : Egyptian Pound (EGP)
Facts
GDP (USD) : 331 Billion (2014)
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) (USD) : 2,797.70 million (2012)
GNI (USD) : 325 Billion (2015)
Exports of Goods & Services (USD) : 43.52 Billion (2014)
Imports of Goods & Services (USD) : 69.28 Billion (2014)
Life Expectancy at Birth : 71.12 Years (2014)
Intra-OIC Exports (USD) : 12,019.17 million (2013)
Intra-OIC Imports (USD) : 14,301.65 million (2013)
Location & Geography
Egypt is located at the North-east corner of Africa and the South-west corner of Asia. It is bordered by Libya and Sudan in the West and South respectively, the Mediterranean, the Gulf of Suez, the Gulf of Aqaba, and the Red Sea. Most of the country is part of the band of desert stretching from the Atlantic coast of Africa to the Middle East. Its unusual geological history has produced four major regions: the Nile River, the Western Desert, the Eastern Desert, and the Sinai Peninsula. Arable land is limited. The River Nile is the main resource of the country serving as waterway and source of irrigation. The climate is uniformly arid with hot dry summers and moderate winters. Rainfall occurs mostly in winter.
Investment Profile
Doing Business 2016 Rank***Doing Business 2017 RankChange in Rank
1261224
Doing Business 2016 DTF**
(% points)
Doing Business 2017 DTF**
(% points)
Change in DTF**
(% points)
55.1856.641.46
Events
Exhibition | January 18 - 21, 2018 | Egypt
Forum | January 18 - 21, 2018 | Egypt
Exhibition | October 24 - 26, 2017 | Egypt