What we’re tracking this week and beyond
FinMin to select adviser on eurobond issuance on Thursday: The Finance Ministry will select this Thursday the investment banks that will advise on its upcoming USD 4-7 bn eurobond issuance, set to take place sometime in 1Q2019, local news reports.
Also coming up in the next few weeks:
- The Environment Ministry will set a tariff structure for waste-generated electricity in the coming weeks, Minister Yasmine Fouad said.
- The Social Solidarity Ministry should be presenting a draft of the new Social Welfare Act to the House of Representatives sometime soon, according to previous statements by Minister Ghada Wali.
- The Egypt-Sudan electricity grid connection will live in February, Electricity Minister Mohamed Shaker said.
- A government committee mandated with defining Egypt’s informal economy is set to meet for the first time this month.