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Wednesday, 7 April 2021

Also on our Radar on 7 April 2021

Things we’re keeping an eye on this morning:

  • Our friends at Sodic now have a notary public office at its Westown development that will offer the Sodic West community access to automated government services, according to a press release (pdf).
  • Egypt exported its first-ever orange shipment to Japan, after meeting Japanese regulatory import requirements. This comes after Japan's lifting of a 25-year ban on citrus imports from Egypt following talks between Cairo and Tokyo since 2019.
  • State-owned Banque Misr will open its first branch in Saudi Arabia after obtaining the approval of the country’s council of ministers yesterday.
  • Contact Financial subsidiary Contact Credit has rolled out a new customer loyalty program that rewards members with points when purchasing products from Contact's partners, according to a press release (pdf).
  • The National Bank of Egypt has launched a new financing program for food cart vendors designed to extend credit and know-how to small scale vendors that are looking to purchase carts, food prep equipment and raw materials, Hapi Journal reports.

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