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Thursday, 20 September 2018

What we’re tracking this week and beyond

The E-Commerce Summit in Egypt takes place on Wednesday, 26 September.

The Egyptian-Sudanese ministerial committee will meet at the end of this month ahead of a presidential summit set to be held in Khartoum in October.

The Egypt-Romania business council will meet in Bucharest from 7-11 October, according to Al Mal.

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi will be in New York for the General Assembly of the United Nations, which takes place in Washington DC according to Al Masry Al Youm. Expect the president to meet on the sidelines with US President Donald Trump, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron. El Sisi will also meet with execs from 15-20 US companies, Al Shorouk reports.

AmCham and the Egypt-US Business Council will hold panel discussions in Cairo next month on project financing and renewable energy. Some 50 multinational organizations are due in town for the 23-25 October gathering, reports Al Mal. The IFC, EBRD, and AfreximBank will lead the first panel, and Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry is set to attend the second one.

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