The recent blockage of the Suez Canal had repercussions that were felt on a global scale. Just how vital is the waterway, and its Panama counterpart, to global trade?
Egypt is one of the largest economies in Africa, and one of the continent’s biggest recipients of FDI. The Covid-19 crisis has hit the country hard, but it should avoid a recession.
Dr Rania Al-Mashat, Egypt’s Minister of International Cooperation, tells Investment Monitor how the pandemic has accelerated change in the country, especially in terms of gender policy.