Roundtable Discussions

The Economic Implications of EU Enlargement for Egypt

Date : 5/31/2004

Speakers : Gamal El-Din Bayoumi, Federation of Arab Investors; Abeer Al-Shenawi, ECES; Galal El-Zorba, ECES Vice Chairman

This roundtable discussion attempted to identify the potential impact of EU enlargement on Egyptian exports and Egyptian labor immigration to the EU and whether the accession of Eastern European countries to the EU would lead to a reduction in FDI flows to Egypt.