Towards More Efficient Services in Egypt

Publication Number: ECES-BK12-E

March, 2012

Author : Edited by Hanaa Kheir-El-Din and Naglaa El Ehwany

Type : Books

Developing an efficient and competitive services sector is an essential requirement for a strong economy. According to recent official figures, the services sector accounts for 60 percent of GDP in Egypt and more than half of total employment. It is also of strategic importance in terms of its backward and forward linkages with other sectors of the economy and as such its efficiency is a determinant of the overall competitiveness of the Egyptian economy.