GAFI is an affiliate of the Ministry of Investment (MOI) and the principal government body regulating and facilitating investment in Egypt.
Although the authority retains its traditional regulatory powers, GAFI today is an effective, proactive investment promotion agency with promotion, facilitation, business matchmaking, Egyptian expatriates, events, investor aftercare, and research and market intelligence functions.
"Enabling Egypt to be the best partner for financial and business institutions
“Applying the stimulating investment strategies in accordance with international
best practices and to be consistent with the adopted international standards in
order to promote Egypt as a promising investment destination
GAFI Strategic Goals
-Promote Egypt globally as a safe and stimulating environment for
- Reinforce cooperation with investment authorities worldwide, especially on
the African level.
- Increase the competitiveness of Egypt in respect of attracting investment,
especially the fields in which Egypt does not have a competitive advantage.
- Enhance Egypt's ranking in the relevant international reports.
- Coordinate and integrate with stakeholders on the local level to create a
positive stimulating environment for investment.
GAFI work is based on five main pillars:
GAFI is the principal governmental authority concerned with regulating and facilitating investment in Egypt. The promotion of Egypt's potential sectors to attract foreign investment, reinvestments and expansions.
The stimulation of domestic investment.
The development of investment services.
The management of free zones and development of investment zones to accelerate the expansion of competitive strategic clusters.
Institutional development support to entrepreneurship and stimulating the development of innovation.
In order to achieve this, GAFI is committed to building and implementing a quality management system to meet the requirements of international standards ISO 9007 : 2008.