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Facebook still ranks first among social media sites in the Middle East, though its usage is relatively low in Saudi Arabia and Kuwait
18m daily visits for e-commerce websites, two of which control 70% of the market: Yaoota report
We are studying opening technological representative offices to support export
CEO of the company stated that Souq.com will continue to lead the e-commerce market
North Africa region witnesses the most cooperation between Visa and its states’ governments, says Ayoub
The report also stated that the most difficult challenge that faces e-commerce companies is their clients’ trust for online payment methods. 16% of the companies believe that users accept these methods, while 13% of the companies say that clients consider them unsafe.
Egypt has most online buyers of any country in the Arab world, with 15.2 million people
Developing Internet speed will increase the volume of e-commerce and help in expansion, same goes for call centres, where Egypt is the pioneer country within the Middle East.
Egyptians prefer using domestic shopping websites, says MasterCard’s online shopping behaviour report
43% of Egypt’s social network users use smart phones to log into accounts
The advertisements featured medical products that claimed to be registered at the Ministry of Health
Consumer Protection Agency demands Egyptian Telephone Directory filter its database to cut down on fake companies
Website to negotiate with the government to make an e-commerce companies audit
Tax system e-payment currently working with nearly 33 banks, through 3,439 bank branches and 1,405 post offices
Start-up companies Agzakhana and Bakam have managed to attract investment and expand their services regionally, supported by creative ideas. Youth and technology are the two shared factors between the start-ups; both founders are under 30 years of age and the services they offer fall within the bounds of the technology sector
The e-commerce website stated that this come as part of its “commitment towards shaping the country’s e-commerce industry and its budding online entrepreneurs”
The largest e-commerce platform in the MENA region plans to use funds to deepen technological investments
The current regulations only allow small shipments, such as parcels sent by online retailers, to be cleared by customs if these are transported by air
Minister meeting with BEBA to discuss the promotion of British investment, with a special focus on ICT
The Makan offers discounts on up to 95% of its featured products.
Vezeeta matches patients and doctors online or through phone with free and customised service.
Agzakhana makes pharmacy products and medical information available to anyone at any time.
The awards were designed to recognize and reward companies who have demonstrated the ability to succeed in the e-commerce industry in Egypt.
In 2012 the number of Egyptians online reached 31 million, or 38 per cent of the population. 45 per cent of those were connected through portable devices.
The website acts like a grand store for everything a customer might need, not unlike Amazon.