Your essential business calendar on 8 June 2021
7-9 June (Monday-Wednesday): A delegation of 18 French companies will meet with international financial institutions and Egyptian private partners in an event organized by Business France The event will take place at Sofitel Gezirah.
11-14 June (Friday-Monday): Egypt is hosting the first forum of the heads of African investment promotion agencies from under the theme Integration for Growth.
14 June (Monday): Egypt Green Economy Forum.
17 June (Thursday): The CBE’s Monetary Policy Committee will meet to review interest rates.
17-20 June (Thursday-Sunday): The International Exhibition of Materials and Technologies for Finishing and Construction (Turnkey Expo), Cairo International Conference Center.
20 June (Sunday): Ismailia Economic Court to hold hearing on Ever Given compensation case.
22-27 June (Tuesday-Sunday): The CIB PSA World Tour Finals for 2020-2021 will take place in Cairo.
24 June (Thursday): End of the 2020-2021 academic year (public schools).
26-29 June (Saturday-Tuesday): The Big 5 Construct Egypt, Cairo International Convention Center, Cairo, Egypt. The Big 5 Egypt Impact Awards will also be taking place at the event on 27 June.
30 June (Wednesday): The IMF will complete a second review of targets set under the USD 5.2 bn standby loan approved in June 2020 (proposed date).
30 June (Wednesday): 30 June Revolution Day.
30 June- 15 July: National Book Fair.
July + August: Thanaweya Amma exams take place.
1 July: (Thursday): National holiday in observance of 30 June Revolution.
1 July (Thursday): Large taxpayers that have not yet signed on to the e-invoicing platform will suffer a host of penalties, including removal from large taxpayer classification, losing access to government services and business, and losing subsidies.
1 July (Thursday): Businesses importing goods at seaports will need to file shipping documents and cargo data digitally to the Advance Cargo Information (ACI) system.
15 June (Saturday): EGX-listed will have to complete filing their financial disclosures for the period ended 31 March.
19 July (Monday): Arafat Day (national holiday).
20-23 July (Tuesday-Friday): Eid Al Adha (national holiday).
23 July (Friday): Revolution Day (national holiday).
2-4 August (Monday-Wednesday): Egypt is hosting the Africa Food Manufacturing exhibition at the Egypt International Exhibition Center.
5 August (Thursday): The CBE’s Monetary Policy Committee will meet to review interest rates.
9 August (Monday): Islamic New Year.
12 August (Thursday): National holiday in observance of the Islamic New Year.
12-15 September (Sunday-Wednesday): Sahara Expo: the 33rd International Agricultural Exhibition for Africa and the Middle East.
16 September (Thursday): The CBE’s Monetary Policy Committee will meet to review interest rates.
30 September-2 October (Thursday-Saturday): Egypt Projects 2021 expo, Egypt International Exhibition Center, Cairo, Egypt.
30 September-8 October (Thursday-Friday): The Cairo International Fair, Cairo International Conference Center, Cairo, Egypt.
1 October (Friday): Expo 2020 Dubai opens.
6 October (Wednesday): Armed Forces Day.
7 October (Thursday): National holiday in observance of Armed Forces Day.
12-14 October (Tuesday-Thursday): Mediterranean Offshore Conference, Alexandria, Egypt.
18 October (Monday): Prophet’s Birthday.
21 October (Thursday): National holiday in observance of the Prophet’s Birthday.
28 October (Thursday): The CBE’s Monetary Policy Committee will meet to review interest rates.
1-3 November (Monday-Wednesday): Egypt Energy exhibition on power and renewable energy, Egypt International Exhibition Center, Cairo, Egypt.
1-12 November (Monday-Friday): 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26), Glasgow, United Kingdom.
29 November-2 December (Monday-Thursday): Egypt Defense Expo.
13-17 December: United Nations Convention against Corruption, Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt.
16 December (Thursday): The CBE’s Monetary Policy Committee will meet to review interest rates.
14-16 February 2022 (Monday-Wednesday): Egypt Petroleum Show, Egypt International Exhibition Center, New Cairo, Egypt.
1H2022: The World Economic Forum annual meeting, location TBD.
May 2022: Investment in Logistics Conference, Cairo, Egypt.
27 June-3 July 2022 (Monday-Sunday): World University Squash Championships, New Giza.
**Note to readers: Some national holidays may appear twice above. Since 2020, Egypt has observed most mid-week holidays on Thursdays regardless of the day on which they fall and may also move those days to Sundays. We distinguish below between the actual holiday and its observance.