Dr. Ghada Ghazal / Executive Director – Global Academy for Training & Development
Infrastructure, Labor Market Efficiency – Goods Market Efficiency – Market Size
This panel will analyze Egypt’s performance on the 2nd, 7th, 6th and 10th Pillars of Global Competitiveness. The panel will highlight successful infrastructure projects undertaken in the past two years and analyze their impacts on both the local and international investment communities. The panel will also discuss both private-sector and public-sector labor and related issues in addition to shedding light on some of the key policy issues hindering growth and development in the labor market. The panelists will address some of the main challenges facing the efficiency of the Egyptian Goods Market from both domestic and international perspectives and discuss policies determining openness to trade and to receiving FDI flows, the impact of trade agreements and related tariff dismantling schedules. Finally the panel will explore the impact of some of the major trade agreements and help understand the opportunities within those markets as Egypt seeks to increase its Market Size and reach.