Enhancing competitiveness for SMEs in Egypt : general framework and action plan

Creating job opportunities through stimulating the role of the private sector in economic activity, setting market forces in motion and promoting investment are amongst the priorities of the Egyptian government’s economic policy. Accordingly, the Government of Egypt, and all its agencies, focuses on developing appropriate policies and procedures necessary to enhance enterprise competitiveness that will ultimately lead to increasing the volume of Egypt’s exports.

Islamic Banking Opportunities Across Small and Medium Enterprises in MENA

This report is a regional executive summary that compares data from nine individual country reports on Islamic banking opportunities across small and medium enterprises. It aims to summarize the findings put forward in the previous reports, analyze the existing structure, and look into future prospects. It provides a comparative analysis of the potential of Islamic banking for SMEs in the  Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.