On the horizon
Our friends at EFG Hermes are hosting their 14th annual One on One Conference in Dubai on Monday, 5 March. The three-day event is the largest investor conference globally focused on frontier and emerging markets and will bring together some 175 companies for discussions on what a year of shifting benchmarks — including oil production cuts and the prospect of US interest rate hikes — mean for emerging frontier markets.
The American Chamber’s 40th annual Doorknock mission to Washington DC will take place in March, with some 35 companies participating, AmCham President Tarek Tawfik said, Al Mal reports. Trade and Industry Minister Tarek Kabil met yesterday with an AmCham delegation ahead of the mission to discuss US-Egypt trade relations, according to the newspaper. Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry had also sat down with the delegation on Saturday.