International Trade in Lebanon

International Trade in Lebanon

Lebanon has a free-market economy with a strong laissez-faire (hands-off) commercial tradition. Following a drawn out civil war (1975-1990), Lebanon started to rebuild the country's physical and social infrastructures by a massive reconstruction program in 1992. The government is... Read more

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Overview About International Trade in Lebanon

Main Industry Sectors

The country's sustained growth can be explained by the vigor of the key sectors of its economy. The banking sector saw record profits, profits of the three largest banks growing by 19% on 2009. The sustained and lucrative banking activity does not however constitute a real support to the private sector because the majority of liquidity coming from banks is used to finance the national debt.

Lebanon also has a booming real estate sector, which benefits from the burst of the real estate bubble in Dubai. Demand coming from the Arab countries is indeed very high and in the first half of 2010 the average price for m2 in the center of Bayreuth reached 7,000 UDS, equal to an annual growth of 41%.

Lebanon has fertile lands, however the agricultural sector is under-developed and only contributes up to 5% of the GDP.

 

Economic Overview

Lebanon has a free-market economy with a strong laissez-faire (hands-off) commercial tradition. Following a drawn out civil war (1975-1990), Lebanon started to rebuild the country's physical and social infrastructures by a massive reconstruction program in 1992. The government is continuing these structural reforms. The GDP growth rate in 200...

News Related to International Trade in Lebanon

  • Lebanon holds firm on peg with $1.4B boost to reserves - Sep 01, 2019

    Lebanon??s Central Bank has secured up to $1.4 billion in five-year deposits from private investors overseas

    Source: THE DAILY STAR

  • Lebanon CDS hit record high, bonds under pressure - Aug 30, 2019

    The prospects of a limited war between Hezbollah and Israel has increased pressure on Lebanon??s Eurobonds as the county??s 5-year credit default swaps (CDS) rose by 21 basis points (bps) from Tuesday??s close to 1229 bps, data from IHS Markit showed.

    Source: THE DAILY STAR

  • Cost of insuring Lebanon's sovereign debt hits new high - Aug 29, 2019

    The cost of insuring Lebanon??s sovereign debt hit a record high Wednesday as dollar-dominated bonds came under pressure again after escalating tensions with Israel, Reuters reported.

    Source: THE DAILY STAR