Policy Viewpoints

Egypt's Global Competitiveness: Unlocking the 2006-07 Report

Publication Number: ECES-PVP20-E

January, 2007

Author : Amal Refaat

Type : Policy Viewpoints

This edition of the Policy Viewpoint takes a closer look at the results of the new Global Competitiveness Report (GCR) to address questions such as how far Egypt has gone along the route covered by its comparators on the nine pillars of the Global Competitiveness Index (GCI) of the Report. What are Egypt's main comparative (dis)advantages? And more broadly, are reform efforts in Egypt paying off adequately, and if not, why?