Egypt to establish 120-feddan Gold City with EGP 20bn investments

SourceDaily News Egypt
SectorOil & Gas

The Egyptian government is planning to establish a 120-feddan City of Gold at the New Administrative Capital (NAC), with investments exceeding EGP 20bn, according to First Assistant Minister of Supply Ibrahim Ashmawy. Ashmawy, who has also been appointed as Chairperson of the forthcoming commodity exchange, said that the project will depend on the private sector in terms of obtaining funds and forming partnerships. He further noted that the logistical areas that the government plans to establish in several governorates aim to contribute to reducing commodity prices. In January, President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi ordered for the establishment of an integrated city for the manufacture and trade of gold in Egypt.

He also ordered for the required financial resources to be provided, in order to establish the city in accordance with the latest technology in the field. This would reflect Egypt's rich history in the industry. Last week, Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly reviewed the masterplan for the City of Gold's establishment more...