Egypt bans some 'Made in China' souvenirs

Jul 30, 2015
The move is aimed at protecting local artisans and their pricier items.

Without tourists, Egyptian business owners adapt

Jul 21, 2015
Some Egyptian business owners shift to exporting to make up for lost tourists.

Tunisia's economy still recovering, 3 years after Arab Spring

Jan 27, 2014
A new constitution should provide more stability, reassuring investors and tourists.

Three years post-revolution, a look at Tunisia's economy

Dec 26, 2013
This month marks the third anniversary of the Arab Spring.

Egypt's Morsi leaves legacy of economic 'disaster'

Aug 23, 2013
Egypt's deposed President, Mohamed Morsi, inherited a country in economic shambles. His largely ineffectual response only exacerbated the problem.
A poster of deposed Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi lies in the debris left outside the Rabaa al-Adaweya Mosque in Nasr City on August 15, 2013 in Cairo, Egypt.
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Who's still investing in Egypt's economy?

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Aug 19, 2013
The upheaval in Egypt is terrible for the Egyptian economy, but some countries and companies remain.

How multinationals in Egypt are responding to the unrest

Aug 16, 2013
A look at Egypt, as companies plan their responses to widespread civil unrest

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Forget the Arab Spring: Call it the 'Human Spring'

Jul 22, 2013
The protests in Egypt and Turkey and Brazil have a lot more in common than you'd think, according to the BBC's Paul Mason.

Coup or no coup is a billion dollar question

Jul 5, 2013
How the Egyptian military’s takeover is viewed could have financial consequences. A federal law calls for cutting aid to a country where the military deposes a democratically elected government.

Egypt's Suez Canal isn't oil industry prize

Jul 3, 2013
As Egypt grapples with political unrest, many economic analysts are worried about the price of oil. But Egypt's Suez Canal isn't as important as you'd think.
An Egyptian woman takes a photo a container ship as it sails through the Suez Canal.
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