This is a special edition marking ten years of publishing the Business Barometer. Following a brief review of the Egyptian economy during the last ten years
this edition reports the results of a stratified sample of 474 public and private firms. The survey covers their assessment of economic growth and the results of their operations in terms of production, sales, inventories, prices, wages, employment and investment over the last six months of 2007. It also summarizes their expectations for overall future economic performance as well as their own activities for the first half of 2008.