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News Lebanon » Economy: Tripoli Chamber, Talal Abu-Ghazaleh to Implement 'Tripoli: the Capital of Lebanon’s Knowledge Economy' Initiative

News channel or source: https://www.albawaba.com/business/pr/tripoli-chamber-commerce-and-talal-abu-ghazaleh-organization-implement-tripoli-1077318
Publication date: Saturday 20 January 2018

HE Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh and President of Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture of Tripoli and North Lebanon Mr. Tawfiq Daboussi signed a memorandum of understanding to establish a Lebanon- level partnership for the implementation of the ...

News Lebanon » Economy: His Highness the Amir's stances very supportive of Lebanon - Pres. Aoun - Kuwait News Agency

News channel or source: https://www.kuna.net.kw/ArticleDetails.aspx?id=2685112&language=en
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Kuwait News AgencyHis Highness the Amir's stances very supportive of Lebanon - Pres. AounKuwait News AgencyHe added that Lebanon is preparing to launch a plan to turn its economy from consuming into productive. The plan is well set through taking the advice of experienced international companies, fighting corruption and developing infrastructure. As for the ...and more »

News Lebanon » Economy: Moody's expects Lebanon's economy to grow 2.8 pct this year

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/lebanon-economy-moodys/moodys-expects-lebanons-economy-to-grow-2-8-pct-this-year-idUSL8N1PB4CW
Publication date: uesday 16 January 2018

BEIRUT, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Rating agency Moody’s forecast Lebanon’s economy will grow 2.8 percent in 2018, slightly faster than last year thanks to the resumption of long-delayed public investment projects. The forecast revises down Moody’s previous ...

News Lebanon » Economy: Hezbollah Chief Warns Against Israeli Plans to Build Border Wall - The Jewish Press - JewishPress.com

News channel or source: http://www.jewishpress.com/news/middle-east/lebanon/hezbollah-chief-warns-against-israeli-plans-to-build-border-wall/2018/01/21/
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

The Jewish Press - JewishPress.comHezbollah Chief Warns Against Israeli Plans to Build Border WallThe Jewish Press - JewishPress.comHassan Nasrallah, General Secretary of the terror group Hezbollah on Sunday denounced Israeli plans to construct a cement wall spanning the entire length of the Lebanese border. The wall is being erected in segments by the IDF, in response to specific ...and more »

News Lebanon » Economy: Lebanon hires McKinsey to help revamp economy, minister says

News channel or source: http://gulfnews.com/business/economy/lebanon-hires-mckinsey-to-help-revamp-economy-minister-says-1.2154420
Publication date: uesday 09 January 2018

Lebanon is hiring management consulting firm McKinsey & Co. to help restructure an economy that’s overly reliant on remittances and banking, and grappling with high unemployment, Economy and Trade Minister Raed Khoury said. The six-month agreement with ...

News Lebanon » Economy: S&P Warns Beirut of Sovereign Debt Exposure - Al-Bawaba

News channel or source: https://www.albawaba.com/business/pr/sp-warns-beirut-sovereign-debt-exposure-1077872
Publication date: Friday 19 January 2018

Al-BawabaS&P Warns Beirut of Sovereign Debt ExposureAl-BawabaThe economy is highly vulnerable to internal and external political risk. The economy and banks' balance sheets are highly dollarized,” S&P added. Lebanese banks hold a big chunk of the government Treasury bills, Eurobonds and certificates of deposit ...

News Lebanon » Economy: In Syria’s reconstruction, Lebanon sees economic opportunity

News channel or source: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/show/in-syrias-reconstruction-lebanon-sees-economic-opportunity
Publication date: onday 08 January 2018

After nearly seven years of war, as Syria looks toward a massive reconstruction project, neighboring Lebanon sees an economic opportunity. Special correspondent Jane Ferguson reports from Lebanon as the task of rebuilding Syria begins to take shape - and ...

News Lebanon » Economy: Moody's expects Lebanon's economy to grow 2.8% this year - Zawya - ZAWYA

News channel or source: https://www.zawya.com/uae/en/story/Moodys_expects_Lebanons_economy_to_grow_28_this_year-ZAWYA20180117044427/
Publication date: uesday 16 January 2018

ZAWYAMoody's expects Lebanon's economy to grow 2.8% this year - ZawyaZAWYAThe forecast revises down Moody's previous forecast, published in September, for 3% growth in 2018 - ZAWYA UAE Edition.and more »

News Lebanon » Economy: Syria, Lebanon discuss boosting economic relations

News channel or source: https://sana.sy/en/?p=124130
Publication date: Sunday 14 January 2018

Damascus, SANA- Minister of Economy and Foreign Trade Mohammad Samer al-Khalil said that Syrian-Lebanese economic relations are built on solid foundations and the next stage will witness further development of commercial activity between the two countries.

News Lebanon » Economy: Lebanon bans Spielberg's 'The Post', citing his ties to Israel - Morung Express

News channel or source: http://morungexpress.com/lebanon-bans-spielbergs-post-citing-ties-israel/
Publication date: uesday 16 January 2018

Morung ExpressLebanon bans Spielberg's 'The Post', citing his ties to IsraelMorung ExpressLebanon has banned the screening of Steven Spielberg's latest movie 'The Post', citing Spielberg's associations with Israel. According to the Independent, the authorities of Lebanon has blocked the film, starring Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks, because it ...and more »

News Lebanon » Economy: Syria, Lebanon Advocate Strengthening Economic Cooperation

News channel or source: http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23190&SEO=syria-lebanon-advocate-strengthening-economic-cooperation
Publication date: hursday 11 January 2018

Damascus, Jan 11 (Prensa Latina) Syrian Transport Minister Ali Hammoud and the Lebanese ambassador here, Saad Zakhia, exchanged today on the possibilities of cooperation between both neighboring countries in the road and rail transport sector. During the ...

News Lebanon » Economy: Moody's 2018 outlook for Levant and North Africa is 'stable' - The National

News channel or source: https://www.thenational.ae/business/moody-s-2018-outlook-for-levant-and-north-africa-is-stable-1.695966
Publication date: uesday 16 January 2018

The NationalMoody's 2018 outlook for Levant and North Africa is 'stable'The NationalMoody's has assigned stable ratings to Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon and Iraq. Morocco, which recently liberalised its monetary policy, has a positive outlook, while Tunisia, which has been rocked by anti-austerity protests this month, has a negative outlook ...and more »

News Lebanon » Economy: REPORT: McKinsey has 6 months to draw economic plan for Lebanon

News channel or source: https://www.lbcgroup.tv/news/news-bulletin-reports/356742/report-mckinsey-has-6-months-to-draw-economic-plan/en
Publication date: Saturday 13 January 2018

The Lebanese state has requested from the US-based consultancy firm McKinsey and Company to draw an economic plan for the country. The consultancy firm has 6 months to prepare the plan before submitting it to the government. To watch the full report ...

News Lebanon » Economy: Reinsurance in Lebanon Key Trends and Opportunities to 2020 – Business and Finance, Insurance, Reinsurance ... - MilTech

News channel or source: http://www.military-technologies.net/2018/01/22/reinsurance-in-lebanon-key-trends-and-opportunities-to-2020-business-and-finance-insurance-reinsurance-industries/
Publication date: onday 15 January 2018

MilTechReinsurance in Lebanon Key Trends and Opportunities to 2020 – Business and Finance, Insurance, Reinsurance ...MilTechIt provides values for key performance indicators such as written premium, reinsurance ceded and reinsurance accepted during the review period (2011-2015) and forecast period (2015-2020). The report also analyses information pertaining to the ...and more »

News Lebanon » Economy: Lebanon: The economic cost of Saudi's power play

News channel or source: http://www.aljazeera.com/programmes/countingthecost/2017/11/lebanon-sanctions-cost-saudi-power-play-171119085415965.html
Publication date: Sunday 19 November 2017

Growth has slowed to just over two percent a year from an average of eight percent before the war in Syria, and some Lebanese politicians and bankers have raised fears of a Qatar-style economic blockade after the recent resignation of Lebanese Prime ...

News Lebanon » Economy: Hariri: No new taxes in 2018 budget - The Daily Star

News channel or source: https://www.dailystar.com.lb/Business/Local/2018/Jan-16/433858-hariri-no-new-taxes-in-2018-budget.ashx
Publication date: onday 15 January 2018

The Daily StarHariri: No new taxes in 2018 budgetThe Daily StarPrime Minister Saad Hariri assured business leaders Monday that the 2018 state budget would not include any new taxes, reiterating the need to give the Lebanese private sector more incentives to bolster the economy. you've reached a subscriber-only ...and more »

News Lebanon » Economy: A political shock throws Lebanon's economy back into crisis

News channel or source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/political-shock-throws-lebanons-economy-061610400.html
Publication date: Friday 10 November 2017

BEIRUT (AP) — Just when things were starting to look up for Lebanon's economy, a new political crisis threatens to send it crashing down again. Prime Minister Saad Hariri's shock resignation could unravel the first steps in years toward injecting some ...

News Lebanon » Economy: Spielberg film set to be banned in Lebanon in line with action to boycott Israel - The Daily Star

News channel or source: http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/Lebanon-News/2018/Jan-15/433688-spielberg-film-set-to-be-banned-in-lebanon-in-line-with-action-to-boycott-israel.ashx
Publication date: Sunday 14 January 2018

The Daily StarSpielberg film set to be banned in Lebanon in line with action to boycott IsraelThe Daily StarSteven Spielberg's upcoming political drama “The Post” is likely to be banned in Lebanon in accordance with the Economy Ministry's blacklist, a source from General Security told The Daily Star Sunday. you've reached a subscriber-only article. Sign up ...and more »

News Lebanon » Economy: Lebanon hires McKinsey to help revamp economy, minister says

News channel or source: http://www.arabianbusiness.com/politics-economics/387190-lebanon-hires-mckinsey-to-help-revamp-economy-minister-says
Publication date: uesday 02 January 2018

With foreign reserves at a record $43bn, the Lebanese currency has been able to survive the political storms With at least three times as many Lebanese living abroad than in Lebanon, the country has been sustained by remittances that have kept flowing in ...

News Lebanon » Economy: Tax increase hasn't raised prices: economy minister - The Daily Star

News channel or source: https://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/Lebanon-News/2018/Jan-13/433575-tax-increase-hasnt-raised-prices-economy-minister.ashx
Publication date: Saturday 13 January 2018

The Daily StarTax increase hasn't raised prices: economy ministerThe Daily StarEconomy Minister Raed Khoury said Saturday that prices in Lebanon had not increased after a VAT tax hike went into effect at the beginning of the year. you've reached a subscriber-only article. Sign up now and access the full breadth of The Daily Star ...and more »