UKEF signs deal with Egyptian construction titan to boost post-Brexit trade with Africa

(City A.M., London, 20 January 2023) (UK Export Finance has agreed a post-Brexit deal with one of Egypt’s biggest construction and engineering firms, Hassan Allam Holding, to increase cooperation across Africa. Hassan Allam has a vast a portfolio of projects ranging from solar power and water to petrochemicals facilities, museums, airports, and thousands of kilometres of roads and bridges. UKEF has up to £2bn available to support projects in Egypt, as Britain looks to spread its wings after leaving the European Union and trade globally.