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Investment Law as Enacted by Law No. 72 of 2017

Egypt Current 2017

The law will modernize and reduce barriers to how international companies invest and operate in Egypt. The measure will expand economic growth, domestic production, exports and foreign investment, and is designed to boost employment opportunities and increase Egypt's competitive edge across the region. The law is also expected to ensure equality of opportunity, empower youth, protect the environment and public health, and enhance good governance and transparency.

Issuer name

The General Authority for Investment and Free Zones (GAFI)

Government ministry

Business/Trade/Industry

Government ministry notes

Ministry of Investment

Organizations covered by the instrument

All Companies

Industry scope

All/none specified

ESG coverage - E (Environment)

All

ESG coverage- S (Social)

All

ESG coverage- G (Governance)

All

ESG coverage- Eco (Economic & General)

All

Status

Current

Country

Egypt

Region

Africa & Middle East

Date of publication

2017

Issuer type

Governments (governmental department, agency)

Reporting requirements

Public law and regulation

Mandatory or voluntary

Mandatory

The geographical scope

National/federal

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