Profitability Analysis in the Egyptian Banking Sector
Christian Kalhoefer () and
Rania Salem ()
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Christian Kalhoefer: Faculty of Management Technology, The German University in Cairo
Rania Salem: Faculty of Management Technology, The German University in Cairo
No 7, Working Papers from The German University in Cairo, Faculty of Management Technology
The paper is analyzing current problems of the Egyptian banking sector, which is dominated by public banks. The reported problems include a massive proportion of non-performing loans in the banks’ credit portfolios as well as significant profitability problems, especially in the public banks. Some empirical data is gathered using a bank-specific Return on Equity-Analysis. Results support the reported problems and also show some structural weaknesses of both public and private banks.
Keywords: Privatization; non-performing loans; return on equity analysis; banks; Egypt (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: G21 G32 O16 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 22 pages
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