Against this backrop, this workshop addressed the following questions:
. What is the nature and size of the exchange rate problem?
. What is the impact of exchange rate depreciation on Egypt’s trade balance?
. What are the policy options to address the trade balance deficit and augment foreign currency receipts?
Workshop Chair: Omar Mohanna, ECES, Chairman
Presentation: Omneia Helmy, ECES
Discussion Leader: Ahmed Galal, ERF Managing Director