Surrounded by political uncertainty, the Egyptian economy has experienced a sharp decline over the past two years. While the Egyptian government struggles to maintain macroeconomic stability and international confidence, it faces significant challenges; unemployment continues to increase, and the country’s key sectors have seen a sluggish recovery.
Partners for a New Beginning organized a roundtable discussion to address economic challenges as well as opportunities to overcome them. Panelists addressed the role of the private sector and international community in driving economic growth in Egypt.
- Heidi Crebo-Rediker, Chief Economist, US Department of State
- Hisham Fahmy, CEO, AmCham Egypt
- Amb. Daniel Kurtzer, Professor, Princeton University; former US Ambassador to Egypt
David Ignatius, The Washington Post