Yesterday I had the pleasure of speaking to Robert Siegel, host of NPR’s daily show, All Things Considered about the state of Egypt’s economy.
The hot topic at the moment, of course, is how and when Egyptian officials will secure a $4.8 billion loan from the International Monetary Fund. What began as a smaller cash injection of $3.2 billion in May 2011 to buffer the economy has turned into a lifeline for the nation and one that will unlock an additional $12 billion in financial support.
I spoke about the significance of the IMF loan, it’s history with Egypt and where the government is going wrong.
Click here to listen and for a full transcript.