OUR CALENDAR NOW 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.
April: A delegation from a major Belgian shipping company will arrive for talks on building an international shipping supply center in Egypt.
30 April (Saturday): Deadline for submitting corporate tax returns for companies whose financial year ends 31 December.
30 April (Saturday): Fixed customs exchange rate lifted.
30 April – 5 May (Saturday-Thursday): National holiday in observance of Labor Day and Eid Al Fitr.
Late April through 15 May: 1Q2022 earnings season
May: Investment in Logistics Conference, Cairo, Egypt.
May: General Authority for Land and Dry Ports to issue the conditions booklet for the tender to establish and operate the Tenth of Ramadan dry port.
1 May (Sunday): Labor Day.
1 May (Sunday): Suez Canal Authority raises tolls for different vessels.
2 May (Monday): Eid Al Fitr.
3-4 May (Tuesday-Wednesday): Federal Reserve interest rate meeting.
4 May (Wednesday): 3 February (Thursday): Deadline to send in applications for Cultural Property Agreement Implementation projects to the US Embassy in Cairo.
10-12 May (Tuesday-Thursday): EBRD Annual Meeting and Business Forum, Marrakesh, Morocco.
15 May (Sunday): Last day for EGX-listed companies to file 1Q2022 earnings
19 May (Thursday): Central Bank of Egypt’s Monetary Policy Committee meeting.
19 May (Thursday): EFG Hermes’ general shareholders’ meeting to discuss, among several things, a capital increase of EGP 973 mn to finance the distribution of bonus shares to the company’s minority shareholders.
25 May (Wednesday): The deadline for private companies to pre-register ahead of bidding for the second phase of the PPP national project to establish and operate 1k language schools.
31 May (Tuesday): The application deadline for ITIDA’s annual Export IT program.
5-7 June (Sunday-Tuesday): Africa Health ExCon, Al Manara International Conference Center, Egypt International Exhibitions Center, and the St. Regis Almasa Hotel, New Administrative Capital.
9 June (Thursday): European Central Bank monetary policy meeting.
14-15 June (Tuesday-Wednesday): Federal Reserve interest rate meeting.
15-18 June (Wednesday-Saturday): St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF), St. Petersburg.
16 June (Thursday): End of 2021-2022 academic year for public schools.
21-22 June (Tuesday-Wednesday): Aswan Forum for Sustainable Peace and Development, Cairo.
23 June (Thursday): Central Bank of Egypt’s Monetary Policy Committee meeting.
27 June-3 July (Monday-Sunday): World University Squash Championships, New Giza.
30 June (Thursday): June 30 Revolution Day, national holiday.
30 June (Thursday): Deadline for bids for National Democratic Party HQ redevelopment contract.
June: Egypt will launch a unified ticketing system for all means of transport at the Adly Mansour Interchange Station.
July: A law governing ins. for seasonal contractors will come into effect.
July: Fuel pricing committee meets to decide quarterly fuel prices.
Early July: Polish President to visit Egypt.
1 July (Friday): FY 2022-2023 begins.
1 July (Friday): Official rollout of e-receipt system begins.
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.
18 August (Thursday): Central Bank of Egypt’s Monetary Policy Committee meeting.
September: Egypt will display its first naval exhibition with the title Naval Power.
September: Central Bank of Egypt’s Innovation and Financial Technology Center to launch incubator for 25 fintech startups.
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.
October: World Bank and IMF annual meetings in Washington, DC
October: Fuel pricing committee meets to decide quarterly fuel prices.
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.
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.
4-6 November: The Autotech auto exhibition kicks off at the Cairo International Exhibition and Convention Center.
7-18 November (Monday-Friday): Egypt will host COP 27 in Sharm El Sheikh.
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.
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.
EVENTS WITH NO SET DATE
1H2022: Target date for IDH to close its acquisition of 50% of Islamabad Diagnostic Center.
1H2022: e-Finance’s digital healthcare service platform, eHealth, will launch its services.
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.
14 March-30 June: The “Escape to Egypt” exhibition at the Coptic Museum, in celebration of its 112th anniversary.
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.
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.