Official name Lebanon
Political capital Beirut
Local currency Lebanese pound (LBP)
Official languages Arabic (official), French (recognized)

Why Lebanon

The Italian commercial presence is well established and covers all sectors, from investment to consumer goods and intermediate goods. The local market is certainly not relevant for volume, but has a high degree of exchanges opening and several triangulations, in the segments with high standard, and is also a launching platform towards the Middle East area, putting at the service its affinities with the world Western Europe and industrial systems.

Investment opportunities in Lebanon

In Lebanon there is a strong liberalist economy and has a high availability of qualified human resources. Furthermore, there is a strong banking system that makes it possible to carry out infrastructure projects in various sectors such as: electricity and gas; water supply, sewerage and waste treatment and rehabilitation activities; agricultural, fishing and forestry products; buildings and real estate activities.

11 Italian companies supported by UNIDO ITPO Italy at the International Beirut Energy Forum 2019
Lebanon - Italy: 3 Industrial parks for the development of the Italian enterprises
UNIDO ITPO Italy participated to the International Beirut Energy Forum - IBEF
Seminar on Green Neighborhood
UNIDO convenes round table on access to finance for women entrepreneurs in the MENA region