The State of Accounting in Egypt: A Case
Journal of Business Cases and Applications, Vol. 3
12 Pages Posted: 29 May 2014
Date Written: 2011
Egypt, one of the largest Middle East economies, is beginning its transition to a market economy. As a developing nation, Egypt has witnessed several changes in its accounting system during last two decades. This case provides an analysis of the Egyptian accounting system with emphasis on the development of the Egyptian Accounting Standards. In addition, this case makes recommendations for the reformation of the Egyptian accounting system.
Keywords: Egypt, International accounting standards, Egyptian accounting standards, Egyptian accounting system, Privatization, Culture
JEL Classification: M40, M41, G38, M49
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