7-8 December (Tuesday-Wednesday): North Africa Trade Finance Summit.
8-10 December (Wednesday-Friday): Global Forum for Higher Education and Scientific Research (GFHS), Cairo, Egypt.
8-9 December (Wednesday-Thursday): The 14th General Conference of the Islamic World Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation (ICESCO) will be held in Egypt.
9 December (Thursday): Second vaccine shot appointments will be made available to those who previously missed their appointments.
9 December (Thursday): Deadline for tobacco companies to purchase the new conditions booklet for the Industrial Development Authority’s tobacco manufacturing license.
9-10 December (Thursday-Friday): The US Summit for Democracy. Egypt is not among the invitees.
9-12 December (Thursday-Sunday): The 6th Edition of Cairo Woodshow, Cairo International Convention Centre, Cairo, Egypt.
10 December (Friday): Capmas will release November inflation figures.
10 December (Friday): Silicon Waha’s Startup Factory program kicks off in Assiut Technology Zone.
12 December (Sunday): Booster shot appointments for those eligible will roll in on the Health Ministry’s website.
12 December (Sunday): Raya Holding’s Ordinary General Assembly meeting.
12 December (Sunday): Deadline to apply to the McKinsey Forward program for young professionals.
12-14 December (Sunday-Tuesday): Food Africa Cairo trade exhibition, Egypt International Exhibition Center, Cairo, Egypt.
13-17 December (Monday-Friday): United Nations Convention against Corruption, Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt.
14 December (Tuesday): Inquiry session for the Industrial Development Authority’s licenses to manufacture steel products.
14 December (Tuesday): CDC event to announce the details of its 2022-2026 strategy period.
14-19 December (Tuesday-Sunday): The Cairo International Festival for Experimental Theater.
14-15 December (Tuesday-Wednesday): The Federal Reserve meets to review interest rates.
15 December (Wednesday): Deadline for joint stock companies and investment companies in Cairo to join e-invoicing platform.
15 December (Wednesday): Target date for snackmaker Edita to wrap up due diligence on its acquisition of the Ole brand owner Egyptian Belgian Company.
15 December (Wednesday): The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development will give its final approval for a USD 100 mn facility to state-owned Banque Misr to finance local SMEs working on green projects.
16 December (Thursday): The CBE’s Monetary Policy Committee will meet to review interest rates.
16 December (Thursday): SODIC shares will be transferred to Aldar Properties / ADQ consortium by this date.
16 December (Thursday): Inquiry session for the Industrial Development Authority’s licenses to manufacture tobacco products.
End of December: El Nasr Automotive plans to sign contracts with a new partner to locally assemble EVs.
End of 4Q2021: EdVentures plans to have closed at least one more edtech investment round.
End of 4Q2021: Fawry plans to have launched its MyFawry card.
1H2022: The World Economic Forum annual meeting, location TBD.
1H2022: e-Aswaaq’s tourism platform will roll out its ticketing and online booking portal across Egypt.
1H2022: e-Finance’s digital healthcare service platform, eHealth, will launch its services.
1Q2022: Launch of the Egyptian Commodities Exchange.
1Q2022: Swvl acquisition of Viapool expected to close.
Second Half of January: Egypt will host the Egyptian-Bahraini Joint Committee.
The end of January: The Egyptian-Romanian business forum will take place with the aim of strengthening joint investment relations.
January 2022: Tenth of Ramadan dry port tender to be launched.
1 January 2022 (Saturday): Capital gains tax comes into effect on the EGX for local investors.
1-15 January 2022 (Saturday-Saturday): Qualified Industrial Zones (QIZ) Joint Committee.
4 January 2022 (Tuesday): OPEC+ ministerial meeting.
7 January 2022 (Friday): Coptic Christmas.
10-13 January 2022 (Monday-Thursday): World Youth Forum, Sharm El Sheikh.
15 January (Saturday): Target date for the finalization of snackfood giant Edita’s acquisition of the Egyptian Belgian Company, owner of the Ole brand.
17-19 January 2022 (Monday-Wednesday): World Future Energy Summit, Abu Dhabi.
20 January 2022 (Thursday): Kadmar Shipping’s new line transporting agricultural crops between Alexandria and Russia begins its operations.
27 January 2022 (Tuesday): National holiday in observance of 25 January revolution anniversary / Police Day.
February 2022: Hassan Allam Construction’s new construction firm established with Russia’s Titan-2 to handle construction work on the Dabaa nuclear power plant begins its operations.
11 February 2022 (Friday): Deadline for Anghami SPAC merger.
11-13 February (Friday-Sunday) FIBA Intercontinental Cup, Cairo.
14-16 February 2022 (Monday-Wednesday): Egypt Petroleum Show, Egypt International Exhibition Center, New Cairo, Egypt.
15 February 2022 (Tuesday): The Industrial Development Authority’s deadline for receiving offers from companies for licenses to manufacture steel products.
19 February 2022 (Saturday): Public universities begin the second term of the 2021-2022 academic year.
March 2022: 4Q2021 earnings season.
March 2022: Deadline for the World Health Organization’s intergovernmental negotiating body to meet to discuss binding treaty on future pandemic cooperation.
March 2022: World Cup playoffs.
2 April 2022 (Saturday): First day of Ramadan (TBC).
3 April 2022 (Sunday): Bidding begins on the Industrial Development Authority’s license to manufacture tobacco products.
4 April 2022 (Monday): CDC Group will formally change its name to British International Investment.
22-24 April 2022 (Friday-Sunday): World Bank-IMF spring meeting, Washington D.C.
24 April 2022 (Sunday): Coptic Easter Sunday (holiday for Coptic Christians).
25 April 2022 (Monday): Sham El Nessim.
25 April 2022 (Monday): Sinai Liberation Day.
Late April – 15 May 2022: 1Q2022 earnings season
May 2022: Investment in Logistics Conference, Cairo, Egypt.
2 May 2022 (Monday): Eid El Fitr (TBC).
16 June 2022 (Thursday): End of 2021-2022 academic year for public schools.
27 June-3 July 2022 (Monday-Sunday): World University Squash Championships, New Giza.
30 June 2022 (Thursday): June 30 Revolution Day, national holiday.
2H2022: IEF-IGU Ministerial Gas Forum, Egypt. Date + location TBA.
July 2022: A law governing ins. for seasonal contractors will come into effect.
8 July 2022 (Friday): Arafat Day.
9-13 July 2022 (Saturday-Wednesday): Eid Al Adha, national holiday.
30 July 2022 (Saturday): Islamic New Year.
Late July – 14 August 2022: 2Q2022 earnings season.
September 2022: Egypt will display its first naval exhibition with the title Naval Power.
6 October 2022 (Thursday): Armed Forces Day, national holiday.
8 October 2022 (Saturday): Prophet Muhammad’s birthday.
18-20 October 2022 (Tuesday-Thursday): Mediterranean Offshore Conference, Alexandria, Egypt.
Late October – 14 November 2022: 3Q2022 earnings season.
**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 below between the actual holiday and its observance.