Upcoming Events 2018
3rd Annual Global Competitiveness Summit – Ambassador’s Edition
April 2018: Summit
As the year reaches a close, this one day gathering of trade experts, senior commercial and economic officers, and senior government officials will openly review Egypt’s trade performance during 2017. The conference will highlight the key trading partners and review the performance of both bilateral and multilateral trade and investment agreements. The event will also provide a trade outlook for 2018.
Doing Business with Central America
April 2018: Business Delegation (Mexico – Guatemala – Panama)
Now more than ever the countries of Central America are playing an important and pivotal role in the global economy. With the expansion of the Panama Canal, and Mexico’s ever-growing economic influence in the region, there has been a significant enhancement in these nations’ Global Competitiveness performance. This 4 days delegation will bring together Central American and Egyptian business leaders and investors to explore means of cooperation and exchange ideas on economic policies geared towards stronger competitiveness performance.
Understanding Competitiveness in ASEAN
July 2018: Breakfast Meeting
As an economic bloc, ASEAN nations collectively would make up the 8th largest economy in the world. Countries such as Singapore have maintained the number 2 ranking on the Global Competitiveness index for the past six years and other ASEAN nations are strongly following suite to enhance their global competitiveness performance. This breakfast roundtable meeting will host senior ASEAN diplomats and business leaders to share ideas and policies aimed at enhancing national and global competitiveness.
The Role of the Private Sector in the One Belt One Road Initiative
October 2018: Breakfast Meeting
Over 68 countries have joined the China led One Belt One Road Initiative which will see more than One Trillion US Dollars of Trade and Investment directed towards resurrecting the Silk Road. Considered the gate way to Africa, Egypt will play an essential role as one of the main and key stops on the new Silk Road. The meeting will discuss the challenges and highlight the vast opportunities under the One Belt One Road Initiative.
The 14th Money & Finance Summit on Global Competitiveness 2018
November 2018: Summit
The 14th Money & Finance Summit on Global Competitiveness will expand its scope during 2018 to cover not only Egypt’s Performance on the Global Competitiveness Index, but to review the country’s performance on other international indices including but not limited to “Ease of Doing Business Index”, “Human Development Index”, the “World University Rankings” to name a few.
2nd Annual Global Trade Competitiveness Conference 2018
December 2018: Conference
As the 2018 reaches a close, this one day annual gathering of trade experts, senior commercial and economic officers, and senior government officials will openly review Egypt’s trade performance during 2018. The conference will highlight the key trading partners and review the performance of both bilateral and multilateral trade and investment agreements. The event will also provide an outlook for 2019.