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Monday, 21 January 2019

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.

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