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Skills Development ( Training Programs )
Skills Development
Export Development
Start date:  2011-01-16   End date:  2012-01-17

Topics to be covered:
1- Current View on Egyptian Economy
  This part shows how Egypt has successfully instituted an Economic Reform Progrm that has transformed Egypt into a vital emerging market. Even after financial crisises that hit many emerging economies ended with September 11th events, Egypt succeded to embrace the necessary policy measures to put the economy back on track. This part also explains the effect of such economic policies on the Financial Markets Industry. It includes:
Backgroumd about the Egyptian Economic Climate during the last 20 years.
Economic Reform Program within:
- The Macro Economy.
- Regulatory Framework for the Financial System.
- Trade Reforms.
- Reducing the Role of the Government in the Production of Goods and Services.
- Egypt’s Sovereign Credit Rating.
The Effect of the Economic Reform on the Financial Markets Industry.
Privitization in Egyptian Banking System.
- What is Privitization?
- Advantages of Public Banks Privitization in Egypt.
2- The Global Economic Crisis & Its Implications on Egypt Economy
  This part of the training will demonstrate different suggested economic indicators of economic downturn worldwide. It will highlight its effect on the Middle East. And it will focuse on its effect on Egypt economy. As there are direct & indirect effects to the Global economic crisis. The direct negative effects include Suze Canal revenues, tourism revenues, & oil revenues. And the indirect effects include the rate of the national economy growth and the performance of its different sectors. It will focus on the role of the Ministry of Trade & Industry in facing the crisis, and its policies to control its effects.
a. Inflation & Recession.
b. The Banking System.
c. Real State Finance.
d. Balance of Payments & Exchange Rate.
e. General State Budget.
f. Stock Market.
g. Income Distribution.
3- Promotion of Foreign Trade in Egypt
  Here, issues of foreign trade in Egypt which are spread over different ministries will be introduced, its rules and regulations, problems faceing, and the relation between the private sector and the government and the pitfalls that relation suffer from. It will also demonstrate different agreements and commodity exchange between Egypt and Africa, Asia, USA, & Europe.
Status of Foreign Trade in Egypt.
Trade Policy in Egypt (internal dimension).
Trade Policy in Egypt (external dimension).
Explaining the problems and suggesting solutions.
International Business Linkages.
How to deal with Foreign Trade.
Organizing Foreign Economic & Trade Relations; Bilateral.
Organizing Foreign Economic & Trade Relations; Regional.
Protection of Domestic Market against imports.
Strategic options in international markets Requirements – Considerations – Foundation – Investing – Strategies.
4- Egypt Commercial Representation
  This point will give an overview on the Egyptian experience around, Egypt offices, and their activities. It will highlight the cooperation between Egypt and differrent regions of the world including Africa, Asia, USA, & Europe in different industries including textile..etc.
5- Export Strategy
  This psrt of the training will demonstrate different ways to access foreign markets through export . It includes:
Direct ways to Export.
Indirect ways to Export.
Executing the Export strategy.
Managing and Motivating the distributors.
Pricing Policy.
Product Promotion.
6- Export Operations
Identify the target market
Market Studies.
Access to different markets (rules and repocedures for trade and quality).
Export Financing.
7- Different Export – Import Operations
  Here, different export and import activities and operations will be covered taking into consideration the globalization of the world. And, it will highlights such activities and operations in Egypt which includes:
Import & Export inspection.
Temporary Admission & Drawback.
Transparency & Predictability.
8- Egypt in the Framework of the World Trade Organization
  Egypt has been always an active member in the WTO and formerly the GATT. It has been one of the active developing countries so as Brazil and India who always play an important role in defending the developing countries’ interest, so this part will include:
Brief description of the different agreements under the auspices of the WTO (Agriculture, Services, TRIPS, etc).
Evaluation of Egypt’s commitments in the WTO compared to other developing countries.
What position should Egypt take in the negotiations in the future rounds?
9- Investment
  The year 2007 witnessed many achievements in the investment domain on both local and world levels where net foreign direct investment increased during FY 2006/2007 to reach $ 11.1 billion. Flows of foreign direct investment became one of most important sources of increase in net international reserves in Egypt which increased with the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) to reach $ 30.9 billion at the end of October 2007.
Promoting Investment.
- Introduction to Modern Investment.
- Concepts and benefits.
- Implementation follow up.
- Budgeting & control.
- Performance Analysis & Deviation assessment.
- Foreign Investment promotion.
- Introduction to Foreign Investment promotion.
- Private Foreign Investment (Pros & Cons).
- Motives & regulations for foreign investment.
- FDI and Foreign Indirect Investment.
Egypt Investment Promotion.
  This part shows how the Egyptian governement encourages the private sector to invest in projects that contribute to the economic development of the country through different kinds of investment including Tourism Investment as one of the most important fields of investment I Egypt. It includs:
- How beneficial are foreign investments for developing countries?
- Inland investment in Egypt (fields on investment, the guarantees, incentives, incorporation of a company inder investment law).
- Tourism Investment.
- Overview: Egypt’s Free Zones (Privileges, Incentives, Exemption and Guarantees).
- Management of Foreign Financial Resources.
- Egypt as a country donor.
- Efforts for improving the climate of Investment