Doorknock Mission to Washington, DC

Egypt's FM Shoukry receives AmCham delegation ahead of door-knock mission to US (Ahram Online)

Egypt's foreign minister Sameh Shoukry received on Saturday a delegation from the American Chamber of Commerce in Egypt (AmCham) as part of preparations for an upcoming door-knock mission, according to a statement by Egypt's foreign ministry spokesman Ahmed Abu Zeid.

Shoukry meets with delegation from AmCham (Egypt Today)

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry met Saturday with a delegation from the American Chamber of Commerce in Egypt (AmCham), which will take part in a door-knocking mission to Washington in the coming period, foreign ministry spokesman Ahmed Abu Zeid said.

Garhy displays economic progress with AmCham ‘Door Knock’ (Egypt Today)

Minister of Finance Amr al-Garhy displayed the progress of the Egyptian economy in his meeting with "Door Knock" delegation members that was organized by the American Trade Chamber (AmCham) in Cairo.

The minister's statements came to encourage further enhancement of the American investments in Egypt as well as further increase in the trade exchange between the two countries.‘Door-Knock

Trade minister meets US Chamber of Commerce reps in preparation for annual ‘Door Knock’ mission (Egypt Independent)

Minister of Trade and Industry Tarek Qabil met with representatives of the US Chamber of Commerce in preparation for the annual “Door Knock” mission scheduled for March, which aims to present a positive image of ongoing developments in Egypt and to attract investment.

Egypt Seeks to Reduce Foreign Debt by 6% (Asharq Al-Awsat)

Minister of Finance Amr al-Garhy said on Monday that Egypt aims to reduce foreign debt from 41 percent in fiscal year 2016/2017 to 35 percent by the end of this fiscal year to reach 30 percent in 2018/2019.

During his speech at the American Trade Chamber (AmCham) in Cairo, Garhy said that the improvement of economic indicators in the country noticeably positively impacted the development and improvement of the trade balance, stability of the exchange market and drop in the budget deficit.

‘Knock Door’ starts its mission in Washington Sunday (Egypt Today)

Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in Egypt (AmCham Egypt) arrived in Washington DC on Sunday to start the annual “Door Knock” mission in Washington.

The Knock Door mission lasts for five days from March 11 until 16 to promote investment in Egypt. The delegation includes 35 Egyptian companies.‘Knock-Door’-starts-its-mission-in-Washington-Sunday

Door-knock campaign begins annual mission on 12 March (Daily News Egypt)

Egypt seeks exemption from U.S. steel, aluminum tariffs (Egypt Today)

There are attempts with the United States to exempt 12 countries, including Egypt, from the fees imposed by President Donald Trump on imports of steel and aluminum, official Egyptian sources stated on Wednesday.

The sources told the media delegation accompanying the Door Knock mission in Washington that Egypt seeks to be among the exempted countries.

Egyptian economy improves, private sector to offer 700K jobs (Egypt Today)

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) praised the improvement of the Egyptian economy on financial and monetary policies, emphasizing the importance of merging the unofficial economy within Egypt’s indicators and the increase of tax revenues.

Delegation of 50 U.S. companies to visit Egypt in October: AmCham (Egypt Today)

A delegation of 50 big American companies will be visiting Egypt in October, Head of the American Chamber of Commerce in Egypt (AmCham) Tarek Tawfik told reporters on the sidelines of the Door Knock mission in Washington. 

He said that the visit will give the chance for American companies to know about the investment opportunities in Egypt.

DoorKnock 2018 Report: AmCham leaders tell US audience that “Egypt is open for business” (Enterprise)

Egypt is open for business. That was the main message that AmCham members delivered to a US audience at a panel discussion last week organized for the 2018 Doorknock mission to Washington, DC. Egypt has seen continuous, dramatic shifts in its economic landscape since the Ismail government kicked off its reform agenda, with the result being that we’re now overcoming the major challenges that had been the product of nearly seven years of instability and decades of “decadent” policies and practices, AmCham President Tarek Tawfik said at the gathering.

Wrap-up of AmCham’s Doorknock in Washington, DC (Enterprise)

US trade delegation reportedly inbound after AmCham wraps 40th Doorknock in Washington, DC: AmCham wrapped up its fortieth annual Doorknock mission to Washington, DC, last week on what its leadership called a “high note,” with plans for a 50-company US trade delegation to make a return visit to Cairo in October.

US approves Egypt’s economic reforms (Ahram Online)

“Everyone here praised Egypt’s economic reform programme and recognized the effort needed to make such difficult and bold decisions,” American Chamber of Commerce in Cairo (AmCham) President Tarek Tawfik told reporters in Washington as the chamber’s one-week door-knocking mission to the US capital came to an end.

The delegation, the 40th, included representatives of the Egyptian private sector and media and met with prominent business figures in the US capital.’s-economic-reforms.aspx