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HLB Egypt-Makary Consulting is rebranding!

Leaning on more than 20 years of intensive experience, profound culture and a clear vision for the future, we are proud to reveal the logo of our new brand identity, following the launch of the HLB International rebrand.

The new brand features the Company’s focus on growth and progress to provide professional, independent and personalized service at international standards through working closer with our esteemed partners and clients.

We plan to be fully rebranded by July 2019 to maintain unified and consistent brand image of the HLB network operating in 745 offices in 153 countries round the globe. 

Committee finishes small enterprises tax draft law

In an attempt to lessen the burden on SMEs and creat incentive to join the formal economy, the minimum revenue requirement to pay VAT is intended to increase in the current version of the VAT Act to EGP 1 million instead of EGP 500,000.

We are hiring!

 We are looking for qualified candidates for the following two positions:

Middle and Senior Economic Development Analysts

Duties as follows:

1. Immediate hiring is required;

2. Work as full time in IFI program;

3. Training /coaching will be provided.

Job Requirements:

1. Good command of English and Arabic ( written and spoken);

2. Capacity to interact with the community Strong Analytical skills;

3. Ability to work in teams;

4. Proven Prior experience in Economic Development is a must (at least 2 years).

Interested candidates could send their CVs and inquiries for more details to the following e-mails:, &

EBRD and EU to help reduce pollution in Egypt

HLB Egypt- Makary Consulting proud to contribute to the Integrated Depollution Project for the Kitchener Drain Pre-Feasibility Study, with COWI, Atkins International and Chemonics Egypt.

The Kitchener Drain area is one of the most polluted areas in the Nile Delta region in Egypt with a population of 6 million inhabitants. The main objective of the study is to assess the technical, financial and economic pre-feasibility of the project to reduce the negative pollution impacts in the project area. The project includes wastewater, solid waste and other components. We are glad to contribute to the well-needed welfare of households in the project area (the governorates of Gharbia, Dakahlia and Kafr el Sheikh). The project will be financed by EC, EIB and EBRD.

We are hiring!

We are hiring! We are looking for qualified candidates for the following position:

Title: Analyst in Research Department

Working Conditions:

  • Report to Supervisor
  • Work 5 days a week;

Job Qualifications:

  • Years of Experience: 2-5 years of experience in related financial market or economic research or consultation;
  • Sex: Male/ Female;
  • Nationality: Egyptian;
  •  Military Status (Males): Exempted/ Completed;
  • City: Cairo;
  • University: Economics or Business Administration major (preferable English or French). Post graduate studies are a plus;
  • Languages: Fluent English and Arabic, (writing/typing, speaking, reading, and occasional translation); French is a Plus
  • Computer Skills: Excellent proficiency in MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access); SPSS or any statistical software is an asset.

Interested candidates could send their CVs and inquiries for more details to the following e-mails:, &

Launching OF Furniture Development and Export Strategy over 10 years

Industry Talk: Furniture Development and Export Strategy presented by Lamy Riad Makary, CFA, Executive Partner at HLB Egypt-Makary Consulting at Furnex & the Home 2018, the annual international trade fair for furniture in Egypt.

The study was conducted by The Company in cooperation with the chamber of woodworking furniture industry (CWWFI), the Egyptian Furniture Export Council (EFEC) and the Industrial Modernisation Centre (IMC) and was officially launched in the exhibition in presence of senior manufacturers and stakeholders. The study’s key objectives, approach and key findings were emphasized. Mr Lamy Makary stressed that the strategy aims at capitalizing on the competitive advantages of the sector to enable more localization, as well as generation of value added, productive job opportunities and foreign currency. The strategy is complemented by a detailed action plan and specification of indicative investment opportunities in the sector. It is to be implemented by CWWFI, EFEC and IMC.

Egypt hosts HLB MEA conference in participation of 18 countries

The annual Middle East and Africa conference of the global network HLB, scheduled to take place in Cairo from the 11th to the 14th of November under the slogan “Big enough to compete, small enough to care”. The conference this year has over 18 country participating from the Middle East and Africa region to the executive office of the network in Britain and America. In addition to Egypt, the conference’s host country. 

The conference aims to enhance the integration of African countries by strengthening the relations and the cooperation among the members of the African countries and the global network HLB in order to better communicate, integrate and exchange international experiences to increase the presence on the local and regional level. In addition to raising awareness on the accounting, advisory services and emphasize the strong relations among African countries on both levels, governmental and business communities. 

The hosting of the HLB Group Egypt in Cairo this year is in line with the efforts of the Egyptian State for cooperation and integration with African countries. Which culminated the Egyptian presidency of the African Union for 2019, and the efforts exerted in signing and activating trade agreements with African countries, the ambitious steps of the Ministry of Industry and Trade on the African level to implement the 2030 Egyptian strategy and Egypt hosting the Africa 2018 Forum from 7 to 9 of December In the presence of a number of heads of state, government and ministers from various African countries, in order to stimulate investment in the African continent within the framework of the joint cooperation of African countries in implementing the 2063’s vision. 

The conference's agenda is carefully prepared and planned to meet the conference’s objectives. A group of distinguished speakers representing the Egyptian government and the Ministries of Planning, Industry, Trade and the private sector institutions such as chambers of commerce, industry and the professional community with the aim of negotiating the subject of “Integrating Africa” from different perspectives, as well as preparing dedicated meetings for the HLB meetings to plan and consolidate business in the region.

The conference is held with mixed feelings of gratitude, pride and sorrow over the loss of Dr. Samir Makary, who passed away in mid-last month. Dr. Makary is the founder and president of HLB Egypt-Makary Consulting Company, which was founded in 1999, laying the cornerstone of a strong and transparent system based on a set of principles. The philosophy he has established in creating his team for more than 20 years so that they can complete the march to the future with a fixed foot and a clear vision, under the slogan of “Senior enough to compete, and young enough to care about the details of our work," which was the push that contributed to the team continuing to prepare for the conference In spite of the sadness of his loss, to achieve an exceptional outcome that is the conference as a mirror to his devotion in his work and the honor to his spirit.

The global network, founded in 1969, ranks 12th in the world according to the International Accounting Bulletin IAB (2017 Global Survey) and includes a group of specialized companies around the world in accounting and consulting expertise. Represented by HLB Group Egypt, which consists of HLB Egypt - Makary for specialized consultancy expertise in financial, market and economic consultancy, and HLB Egypt - Amjad Fathi Kamel and Safwat Obaid & Co. specialized in accounting and auditing.

HLB Egypt-Makary Consulting Witnesses Successful Fruits of Its Studies

It is always a pleasure to see our clients in action and to witness the successful launch and continuous success of one of our dear clients-McCLEAN. McClean continues to penetrate the market with a diversified range of innovative and reliable plastic waste bins. The company's strategic view is to support the Government of Egypt in its long-term plan to manage solid waste. HLB Egypt Makary Consulting's relation with the company began through formulating market research and financial feasibility study for the project. Witnessing customer satisfaction of the products' quality and the spread of the products in Cairo's streets leaves us with a feeling of pride that we contributed to such success. In fact, we consider our clients as partners of success!

RIP Dr. Samir Makary

HLB Egypt-Makary Consulting witnessed its greatest loss with the passing away of Dr. Samir Makary, our Founder and President, and professor of Economics at AUC, ESLSCA Egypt and Helwan University.

The funeral will take place on Wednesday October 17th, 2018, at 12:00 PM in St. Mark Church, Cleopatra Street, Heliopolis, Cairo and condolences will be extended from 6-10 PM on the same day at the hall of the same Church new building in Ashmoun Street, behind the Church.

May God rest his soul in peace and grant all his family and loved ones serenity and patience.

HLB Egypt-Makary Consulting meets with Egyptian Industry & Trade Minister to Discuss Furniture Sector Strategy

On October 8, 2018, Dr. Samir Makary & Mr. Lamy Makary, presented the Furniture Sector Development & Export Strategy to HE Eng. Amr Nassar, the Egyptian Minister of Trade and Industry, in presence of the study's key stakeholders: The Industrial Modernization Centre (IMC) sponsor of the study, the Egyptian Furniture Export Council (EFEC), and the Egyptian Chamber of Furniture and Woodworking (CWWFI).

The study was implemented on the basis of a sequential methodology, over a period of 2 years, to propose an integrated strategy to promote furniture locally and internationally, including an action plan indicating responsible entities, implementation period & relevant KPIs.

In this respect, this strategy serves as a roadmap for the development of the sector, which is considered the third largest industrial sector in terms of value added. It comprises 8 main objectives including increasing exports to USD 800 million, facilitating procedures so at least 30% of informal small enterprises would join the formal sector, increasing SMEs’ contribution to production to more than 75%, enhancing sector’s value added to reach 60%, and increasing job creation to 1,120,000 jobs. In addition, the strategy targets new export markets in Africa, Asia, and North America.

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