Policy Viewpoints

Egypt's Privatization Program

Publication Number: ECES-PVP19-A

July, 2006

Author : Hanaa Kheir-El-Din and Amal Refaat

Type : Policy Viewpoints

Privatization is one of the main components of Egypt's economic reform agenda. This edition of policy viewpoint traces the development of this process in Egypt since 1991, and discusses the criteria governing privatization, including appraisal rules, labor rights and the spending of privatization proceeds.