In the past, only Egyptian nationals were required to contribute to Social Insurance and Pension schemes in Egypt.
In Cairo, expatriates typically use a driver rather than relying on public transportation options. During my August survey I found that, even though taxis have meters, drivers are frustratingly unwilling to use them when driving expats.
Despite the waves of unrest that have plagued Cairo over the past several years, the city is still teeming with expatriates and continues to be a much anticipated survey.
While conducting my most recent survey of Cairo, the expatriate neighborhood of New Cairo remained a focus of interest with my expatriate housing contacts.
This move will affect expatriates. Egyptians and expats rely heavily on imports, and devaluation will increase their costs.