Machinery in motion

Lidstone, Digby
September 2005
MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;9/16/2005, Vol. 49 Issue 37, p4
Trade Publication
This article focuses on the industrial modernization of Egypt. Cairo's technocrats are attempting to improve the economy by boosting exports from local industry. Cairenes will continue to debate how fairly or squarely President Hosni Mubarak won the September 7, 2005 election. The president owes much of his victory to the performance of the economy in the last year, and in particular to the small band of technocrats, economists and businessmen, led by Prime Minister Ahmed Nazif, who have been nursing it back to health.


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