E-cigarettes in Egypt

This page includes all of our content relating to Egypt, including our full-length market and regulatory reports, our extensive news coverage – both business and regulatory – our numerous trackers and databases, as well as our live alerts.

Business briefing
Industry news and updates with a focus on companies and businesses in the sector
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Market reports
Detailed full-length reports including data and analysis of numerous vaping markets around the world
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Regulatory reports
Thorough reports providing legal and regulatory analysis of different countries and sections of the e-cigarette industry
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Pricing trackers
Online e-cig pricing guides for numerous markets around the world, updated twice a year and provided in database format
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Regulatory trackers
Up-to-date information about current regulations around the world, presented in user-friendly maps and Excel spreadsheets
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Brands trackers
Our online price benchmarking project, analysing multi-brand retail websites in selected vape markets
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Flavour & nicotine trackers
Analytical insights of the most significant vaping flavours and nicotine strengths
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Databases
User-friendly databases with key global analysis, statistics, directories and more
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Blog
Analysis of critical issues and trending industry topics are explored in our blog
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Charts and infographics
A brief highlight of what can be found in our full-length e-cigarette market reports
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Country landscape

One of the oldest civilisations, established around 3200 BCE, is today officially known as the Arab Republic of Egypt. Its population of 97.55m people live in Cairo – the country’s capital – Alexandria and Giza, as well in the valley of Nile.

The official language is Arabic, but English and French are widely used for commercial purposes. The country’s legal system is largely based on Islamic law (Sharia) and French civil law.

The national currency is the Egyptian Pound ($1=EGP16.31).

Egypt is a lower middle-income country with a GDP per capita of $2,549.1. The economy took a hard blow following the upheaval in 2011; however, due to reforms carried out by the current president, it became one of the fastest-growing economies in the region. The country still has to work on creating a free-market, eradicating corruption, and reducing the dependence on oil exports.