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1 Introduction
2 Establishing a pilot industrial zone in Alexandria
The “optimal” size for a PPP transaction
Site selection criteria
3 Al Nahda industrial area
Current industry makeup
Labor availability
Transportation and infrastructure
Market activity in adjacent areas
Strengths and challenges of a pilot site at Al Nahda
Al Nahda strengths
Challenges facing Al Nahda
Table 1: Land area available for development
Actions required to establish a marketable pilot site at Al Nahda
Land assembly
4 Borg Al Arab
Land, pricing and subsidies at Borg Al Arab
Strengths and challenges of a pilot site at Borg Al Arab
Overview of the investment location decision process
Selection of comparator sites
Egyptian industrial sites
International industrial sites
Benchmarking parameters
Business operating costs
Labor costs
Utilities costs
Telecommunications costs
Land and building costs
Corporate taxation and investment incentives
Box 1: Egypt’s double taxation treaties
Business operating conditions
Macroeconomic environment
Transportation infrastructure
Utilities and telecommunications infrastructure
Labor market policies and access to human resources
Market access
Import regime
Regional integration and preferential market access
Benchmarking conclusions
6 Investment market analysis
Methodology
Selected short-list of industries
Industry analysis
Textiles and apparel
Food processing
Table 14: Egypt’s major processed food exports (2004)
Furniture
Pharmaceuticals
Box 3: Pharmaceutical companies operating in Alexandria
Fabricated plastics
Downstream aluminum
Summary of industry site selection requirements
7 Demand absorption forecasts
Demand forecast methodology
Demand absorption forecast for Al Nahda industrial area
Assumptions
Years 1 to 5: Establishment of a model industrial zones program
Years 6-10: Development of core clusters
Years 11 to 20: Maturation of Al-Nadha’s industrial base
Demand absorption forecast for Borg Al Arab
Years 1 to 5: Establishment of model industrial zones program
Years 11 to 20: Maturation of Borg Al Arab’s industrial base
Appendix A: Detailed benchmarking data
Figure 6: Comparative GDP growth rates (1995 – 2005)
Table 25: DoingBuusiness indicators (2006)
Appendix B: Value-added services strategy
Box 4:Typical zone-based value-added services
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