OUR CALENDAR APPEARS in two sections:
- Events with specific dates or months are right here up top
- Events happening in a quarter or other range of time with no specific date / month appear at the bottom of the calendar.
July: A law governing ins. for seasonal contractors will come into effect.
July: Actis’ expected sale of its majority stake in Lekela to Infinity and Masdar’s Infinity Power.
First week of July: Fuel pricing committee meets to decide quarterly fuel prices.
First week of July: The national dialogue called for by President Abdel Fattah El Sisi kicks off.
8 July (Friday): Arafat Day.
9-13 July (Saturday-Wednesday): Eid Al Adha, national holiday.
21 July (Thursday): European Central Bank monetary policy meeting.
26-27 July (Tuesday-Wednesday): Federal Reserve interest rate meeting.
30 July (Saturday): Islamic New Year.
Late July-14 August: 2Q2022 earnings season.
August: Work to extend the capacity of the Egypt-Sudan electricity interconnection to 600 MW to be completed.
August: Sharm El Sheikh will host the African Sumo Championship.
18 August (Thursday): Central Bank of Egypt’s Monetary Policy Committee meeting.
September: Egypt will display its first naval exhibition, Naval Power.
September: Estate Waves Egypt real estate exhibition through metaverse technology.
September: Central Bank of Egypt’s Innovation and Financial Technology Center to launch incubator for 25 fintech startups.
September: The sixth session of the Egyptian-German Joint Economic Committee.
September: A delegation from Germany’s Aldi will visit Egypt to look at potential investments.
6-9 September (Tuesday-Friday): Gate Travel Expo 2022, El Kobba Palace, Cairo.
8 September (Thursday): European Central Bank monetary policy meeting.
18 September (Sunday): Deadline for brokerage firms, asset managers and financial advisors to register with the Egyptian Securities Federation.
20-21 September (Tuesday-Wednesday): Federal Reserve interest rate meeting.
22 September (Thursday): Central Bank of Egypt’s Monetary Policy Committee meeting.
26–27 September (Monday-Tuesday): The Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) at the Cairo Marriott Hotel.
October: Air Sphinx, EgyptAir’s low-cost subsidiary to commence operations.
October: Fuel pricing committee meets to decide quarterly fuel prices.
October: The finals of the IEEE’s Arab IoT & AI Challenge will be held during GITEX Technology Week in Dubai next October, with participants from 11 Arab countries.
1 October (Saturday): Use of Nafeza becomes compulsory for air freight.
6 October (Thursday): Armed Forces Day, national holiday.
8 October (Saturday): Prophet Muhammad’s birthday, national holiday.
10-16 October (Monday-Sunday): World Bank and IMF annual meetings chaired by CBE Governor Tarek Amer, Washington, DC.
18-20 October (Tuesday-Thursday): Mediterranean Offshore Conference, Alexandria, Egypt.
27 October (Thursday): European Central Bank monetary policy meeting.
Late October-14 November: 3Q2022 earnings season.
November: Cairo Water Week 2022.
1-2 November (Tuesday-Wednesday): Federal Reserve interest rate meeting.
3 November (Thursday): Central Bank of Egypt’s Monetary Policy Committee meeting.
3-5 November (Thursday-Saturday): Egypt Fashion Week.
4-6 November (Friday-Sunday): The Autotech auto exhibition kicks off at the Cairo International Exhibition and Convention Center.
6-18 November (Sunday-Friday): Egypt will host COP27 in Sharm El Sheikh.
7-13 November (Mon-Sun): The International University Sports Federation (FISU) World University Squash Championships, New Giza.
21 November-18 December (Monday-Sunday): 2022 Fifa World Cup, Qatar.
13-14 December (Tuesday-Wednesday): Federal Reserve interest rate meeting.
15 December (Thursday): European Central Bank monetary policy meeting.
22 December (Thursday): Central Bank of Egypt’s Monetary Policy Committee meeting.
December: The Sixth of October dry port will begin operations.
January EGX-listed companies and non-bank lenders will submit ESG reports for the first time.
January: Fuel pricing committee meets to decide quarterly fuel prices.
22-26 May (Monday-Friday): Egypt will host the African Development Bank (AfDB) annual meetings in Sharm El Sheikh.
EVENTS WITH NO SET DATE
2Q2022: The Sovereign Fund of Egypt will invest in two companies in the financial inclusion and non-banking financial services sectors.
End of 2Q2022: The Financial Regulatory Authority’s new Ins. Act should be approved.
End of 2Q2022: Door for bidding for the contract to redevelop the site of the former National Democratic Party HQ to close.
1H2022: Target date for IDH to close its acquisition of 50% of Islamabad Diagnostic Center.
1H2022: The government will respond to private companies’ bids to build desalination plants.
1H2022: Egypt’s second corporate green bond issuance expected to be announced.
End of 1H2022: Emirati industrial company M Glory Holding and the Military Production Ministry will begin the mass production of dual fuel pickup trucks that can run on natural gas.
2H2022: The inauguration of the Grand Egyptian Museum.
2H2022: IEF-IGU Ministerial Gas Forum, Egypt. Date + location TBA.
2H2022: The government will have vaccinated 70% of the population.
3Q2022: Ayady’s consumer financing arm, The Egyptian Company for Consumer Finance Services, to release its first financing product.
End of 2022: e-Aswaaq’s tourism platform will complete the roll out of its ticketing and online booking portal across Egypt.
2023: Egypt will host the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank’s Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors in 2023.
**Note to readers: Some national holidays may appear twice above. Since 2020, Egypt has observed most mid-week holidays on Thursdays regardless of the day on which they fall and may also move those days to Sundays. We distinguish above between the actual holiday and its observance.