• Lebanon ranks sixth among Arab countries in Electronic commerce.LEbanon This Week 2018
  • Number of inernet users in Lebanon at 3.2 million in 2017 compared to 2 million users in 2012. Madar Research and Development
  • Car sales increased by 2 percent in the first ten months of 2013.
  •  Total number of real estate transactions reached 31,943 in the first half of  2013, down 7.1% from 34,388 in the same last year period, according to the Ministry...
  • A total of 7,484 new passenger cars were sold in the first quarter of 2013,registering
  • Fiscal deficit up by 67.6%   Reached $3.9 billion in 2012, registering an increase by 67.6% from $2.3 billion from previous year, according to figures released...
  • Car sales up 6%
  • Total assets of commercial banks in Lebanon reached $149.4 billlion at the end of October 2012, up 7% from end-October 2011.


Will hybrid cars become a new trend in Lebanon?:


  • The occupancy rate in Beirut showed a decline in 2011. The rate attained 57 percent in 2011 versus 68 percent a year earlier, according to the Middle East Hotel Benchmark survey released by Ernst & Young.
  • A new report issued by the international tax refund company Global Blue has shown that total spending by tourists in Lebanon increased by 10 percent in 2011.
  • Ernst & Young said hotel room reservations in Beirut in the first 11 months of 2011 fell by 28 percent compared to the same period of 2010,
  • Lebanon anticipates record holiday season, with hotel room reservations exceeding 105 percent, said Tourism Minister Fadi Abboud.
  • The restaurant business in Lebanon has been booming for the past years, despite the internal political standoff. However, in a bid to organize its work, some measures have been recently taken by the Lebanese Ministry of Tourism as regards to the vehicle parking.  
  • Many businesses in Lebanon have been making conscious efforts to go green in recent years.
  • Although few restaurants provide traditional diets prepared with organically grown ingredients, Lebanese restaurateurs seem to be conscious about organic, particularly olive oil.
  • Lebanon's Jeita Grotto, one of Lebanon's greatest natural wonders, and which is 20 kilometers north of Beirut in the Kesruan Caza, is in a competition to become one of the new Seven Wonders of Nature of the world.
  • Lebanon’s tourism industry is usually susceptible to any change in the internal political climate. This time, the picture changed and even looked gloomier;the rapid decline in tourism figures was attributed to the regional turbulence.
  • Lebanon’s tourism was on the upswing, would it be able to grab headlines?  Preliminary figures issued by the United Nations World Tourism Organizations" indicate that Lebanon posted



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...


Member login

Request new password