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Wednesday, 26 July 2017

What we’re tracking this week

Resuming exports of produce to the Gulf? The trade and agriculture ministries are sending a joint mission to Saudi Arabia for talks on restarting exports of fruits and vegetables, Al Mal reports. Saudi Arabia banned the import of peppers from Egypt in December, and a ban on strawberry imports came into effect earlier this month.

Prime Minister Sherif Ismail is heading to Amman tomorrow for talks and a meeting with his counterpart, Hani Al-Mulki, Al Ahram reports. Look for economic cooperation in fields including pharma, agriculture, energy, transportation, and irrigation to be on the agenda. Cairo and Amman are also apparently interested in increasing the frequency of flights between the two countries,

A law that sets a framework for reclaiming land seized under the government’s campaign to clear unlicensed developments and squatters from state property is expected to come into effect this week

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