MEG Branch Inaugurated

Lebanon’s industrial sector sees expansion. Industry Minister Vrej Sabounjian, inaugurated Sunday a new branch of Middle East Granite (MEG) in Naher El Mot.

Cutting Income Tax on Industrial Exports Encourages Investments

It seems that some of industrialists' demands are now met.

Industrial Vocations Forum Launched at Khan El Franj

In collaboration with the Education Ministry, Industry Ministry and the European Institute  for Development and cooperation, opened on Wednesday the Industrial Vocations Forum, at Khan El Franj in Sidon.

Soft Loans, Fiscal Motivations To Encourage CLEAN INDUSTRY in Lebanon

The clean industry concept was the main focus of the workshop, recently organized under the patronage of Industry Minister Vreij Sabounjian.

Industry Insurance Condition for Licensing, Sabounjian Says.

Minister of Industry Vreij Sabounjian stressed that any company seeking to open a factory in Lebanon must have an insurance coverage in order to get a permit from the ministry.

Energy Efficiency: Condition for Industrial License

The adoption of energy efficiency standards in Lebanese factories is to be mandatory for obtaining an industrial operating license, according to the Ministry of Industry.

Food Safety at Top of Agenda

Industry Minister, Vreij Sabounjian, received Tuesday at his ministerial office a delegation of food industrialists with talks touching on the importance of implementing the decision

Plans Underway to Boost Industry

The Lebanese Government plans to boost the country’s industry sector. The establishment of industrial zones and the reduction of taxes

This time, industry is a priority

With Lebanese industrialists having dealt a heavy blow in recent years,  their demands seem now, not to have fallen on deaf ears.

Exports upwards

If industrial exports are on the rise, what are the main challenges?


Lebanese industry was expected to reach a record expect in terms of exports by the end of 2010. The predictions have been proved to be true.


Migration to cities is increasing so much that, by 2050, the UN predicts that approximately two thirds of the world’s population will be living in cities.


  • A fundraising event, entitled Think Green, will be held by Zero Waste ACT for all its business members on September, 10,2013, at WHITE, Dora.
  • The Green Mind Association invited all Green Mind Award Participants, finalists, runner ups and winners to the GREEN MIND DAY on  Jan-16-2013 in Beirut, to create a platform where interested Venture Capital and Potential Investors met with participants.
  • A green initiative launched by Ashrafieh 2020 project aims to transform Ashrafieh into a tranquil and unpolluted area.Green spaces allow residents to walk and ride bicycles.




  1. Moody’s Investors Service indicated that the high level of Central Bank reserves is...
  2. In 2010, the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) grew by 8 percent. The economic forecast...
  3. The General Labor Confederation (GLC) warned that the increase of the value added tax (VAT) rate...
  4. Finally, the electricity bill law is approved by the Lebanese parliament. A draft law allocates $1....
  5. Will the government raise the minimum wage?A scenario, some experts expect will result in layoffs...


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