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  • Egypt: Best Economic Growth Rate in 7 Years
  • Lebanon Passes First State Budget in 12 Years as Deadlock Eases
  • Another View: Dodd Stadium improvements deserve city support
  • Lebanon's budget will consider interests of citizens, economy: PM
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  • Lebanon completes $5.5 billion debt swap with central bank
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  • Paris meet aims to ease Lebanon's debt woes
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  • Amir greets President of Lebanon
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    Minister of Agriculture


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    Minister of Culture


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    Minister of Defense


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    Minister of Education


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    Minister of Energy


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    Minister of Finance


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  • Lebanon completes $5.5 billion debt swap with central bank
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    Minister of Foreign Affairs


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    Minister of Internal Affairs


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    Minister of Justice


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    Minister of Infrastructure


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  • Saudi Embassy's Iftar Brings Lebanese Leaders Together
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    Minister of Sports


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    Chairman National Bank


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    Permanent Representative to the UN


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    Presidents Chief of Staff


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    Chairman of Supreme Court


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  • The Latest: Oddsmaker sees opportunity, not threat in ruling
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    Opposition


  • The Second Brussels Conference: Lebanon expressed its opposition
  • Lebanese lawmakers meet to elect speaker after divisive election
  • Lebanon elections 2018: Politics as usual

    Economic News and Data


    GDP

  • Lebanon's GDP growth should hit 8 pct: study
  • Closing the infrastructure gap in Lebanon
  • Fixing infrastructure, economy a high-stakes job for winner of ...
  • Lebanon: New government, same choices
  • Lebanon completes $5.5 billion debt swap with central bank
  • Lebanon Must Counter 'Unsustainable' Fiscal Deficit: IMF
  • The Economic Bankruptcy of Lebanon: Will It Happen? And WHO Is ...
  • Lebanese are having their first parliamentary elections in 9 years ...
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    Investment

  • Closing the infrastructure gap in Lebanon
  • Fixing infrastructure, economy a high-stakes job for winner of ...
  • Wilson Bank holds ribbon cutting for new operations center
  • The Next Frontier: Advancements In Biometrics Signals A New Era ...
  • As Lebanon heads to polls IMF regional chief calls for fiscal discipline
  • Hope for US-China trade progress sends stocks jumping
  • Lebanon's Hariri Dismisses Future Officials as PM Seeks ...
  • MENA's Tech Startups Bagged $650 Million In Investment In 2017
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    Demographics

  • Lebanon: New government, same choices
  • Boosted by Lebanon vote, Geagea eyes Hezbollah and reform
  • Closing the infrastructure gap in Lebanon
  • Geagea eyes Hezbollah and reform
  • Venture catalyst to aid Benton, Linn county towns
  • Boosted by Lebanon Vote, Geagea Eyes 'Hezbollah' and Reform
  • What to expect in the Lebanese election and why it matters
  • New residency laws to boost UAE's owner-occupier market
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    Export/Import

  • Egypt: Best Economic Growth Rate in 7 Years
  • Ireland Exports its Leprechaun
  • IMF sees mounting risks, sharp drop in growth for Pakistan next year
  • IMF acknowledges Pakistan's strong growth
  • Growth in non-oil economies not sufficient
  • Austrian Exports to the Palestinian Territories Better than Ever
  • Trump's Withdrawal From The Iran Nuclear Deal: Winners And Losers
  • Don't get caught up in the hype
  • British cheese boom driven by stilton – and mozzarella
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    Public Spending

  • Lebanon Passes First State Budget in 12 Years as Deadlock Eases
  • Another View: Dodd Stadium improvements deserve city support
  • Lebanon's budget will consider interests of citizens, economy: PM
  • Caught in debt and conflict, Lebanon wants a Greek-style rescue
  • Lebanon budget deficit rises to 27 pct of spending
  • McKinsey to Pitch Ideal Economic Model for Lebanon in Six Months ...
  • Raises coming for Lebanon city employees
  • AED20 billion Sharjah project to launch at Cityscape 2015
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    Public Debt

  • UPDATE 2-Lebanon longer-dated dollar bonds fall to record lows on ...
  • Lebanon completes $5.5 billion debt swap with central bank
  • Lebanon completes $5.5 bln debt swap with cenbank - finance ...
  • Fixing infrastructure, economy a high-stakes job for winner of ...
  • Lebanon's debt-to-GDP could balloon to 180% by 2023, IMF warns
  • Lebanon central bank to sell $2 billion Eurobonds
  • The Economic Bankruptcy of Lebanon: Will It Happen? And WHO Is ...
  • Paris meet aims to ease Lebanon's debt woes
  • Hezbollah's decisive victory
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    Recent Econ Stats

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    2017-05-04LBBLOM Lebanon PMI APR47.546.9 4500