iAdvisory Seminar: Doing Business in Egypt

Thu, 21 Jul, 2016, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (GMT+8)
IE Singapore Office - Little Red Dot Seminar Room Bugis Junction 230 Victoria Street Singapore
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Egypt holds an important place in the history of international trade. Strategically located on key international trade routes, Egypt’s proximity to Europe, Asia and Africa makes it a perfect regional export hub. It’s world-renowned Suez Canal is also considered to be the most important naval route in the world, linking the east with the west, with 8-10% of the world’s maritime shipping passing through the Canal each year.
At the start of his Presidency in 2014, Abdul Fattah al-Sisi embarked on what he called Egypt’s economic roadmap of recovery. Egypt has an abundance of business opportunities: Young population, large consumer market, tourism, abundant natural resources, manpower makes it a potential market to be. With political stability returning and stock markets seeing upward trajectory, Egypt is looking at a phase that can turn out to spur growth and economic prosperity.
This seminar looks to provide insights on the latest market trends, share business practises and highlight the opportunities in the various sectors in Egypt. Attendees will be provided with valuable information required to analyse Egypt as a potential overseas market to engage in. 

  • Gain the latest insights from experts based in Egypt on the areas of Government regulations, Market Expertise and enhanced business prospects for the market.
  • Agriculture, Manufacturing, Textile, Tourism, Retail, ICT and Infrastructure sector outlook for in Egypt
  • Discover promising Trade and Investment opportunities available to Singapore companies
  • Sharing of company experiences on doing business in Egypt
  • Networking opportunities with like-minded businesses

Who Should Attend: 
Companies looking to cater to Africa, GCC and Europe with local requirements in terms of natural resources, man power, etc.,  Key decision makers from Agriculture, Retail, Technology, Tourism, Manufacturing and Infrastructure sector.

*subject to change without prior notice
1.00pmRegistration and Networking
1.30pmWelcome Address by IE Singapore
Mr G. Jayakrishnan, Group Director, Middle East & Africa Group, IE Singapore
1.40pmIE Market Insight: Outlook on Egypt and its Investment Opportunities
Mr Budiman Salleh, Centre Director, Abu Dhabi Overseas Centre, IE Singapore
2.10pmUnderstanding the Business Approach for Egypt
Mr Karim Refaat, Chairman, N Gage Consulting
3.00pmNetworking Tea Break
3.30pmIE’s Assistance in your Internationalisation Journey
Ms Ivy Teo, Manager, Customer Services Group, IE Singapore^
3.50pmPanel Discussion: Doing Business in Egypt
Moderated by:
Mr Budiman Salleh, Centre Director, Abu Dhabi Overseas Centre, IE Singapore
  • Suhaimi Salleh, CEO, SSA Consulting
  • Omar Shahzad, Group CEO, Meinhardt
  • Karim Refaat, Chairman, N Gage Consulting
  • V Srivathsan, Managing Director & CEO, Africa & Middle East, Olam International
5.00 pmEvent End

^ Speaker details to be confirmed at a later date.


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