The Romanian Transgaz Company indicated interest in establishing a factory in Egypt.
Egyptian authorities are in talks with local and international investment banks to be advisers for the IPO program.
The Egyptian Minister of Investments, Sahar Nasr, signed an Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development (AFESD) agreement worth $85m.
The World Bank (WB) announced that it released $1b to Egypt as the second tranche of its $3b loan agreement signed with the Arab country in December 2015.
Engineering for the Petroleum & Process Industries (Enppi) and Alexandria Mineral Oils Company (AMOC) will launch an initial public offering (IPO) during 2017.