Fall 2018

This issue focuses on macro-financial conditions in Lebanon, with a particular focus on central bank activity.

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A US$400 million program in Lebanon will enhance economic opportunities for vulnerable groups, specifically young men and women.

World Bank Launches

The World Bank Lebanon Country Office is establishing the “Lebanon Youth Advisory Group” and is seeking interested youth to apply.



Saroj Kumar Jha

Regional Director for the Mashreq

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Oct 03, 2018

Lebanon's Economic Outlook - October 2018

On the fiscal side, a gradual rise in the fiscal deficit-to-GDP ratio is expected over the medium term, in light of rising debt service.

Oct 03, 2018

MENA Economic Monitor, October 2018: A New Economy for the Middle East and ...

MENA countries will have to develop a digital economy. This will require the adoption of new technologies and the provision of “digital public goods”.

Apr 16, 2018

MENA Economic Monitor, April 2018: Economic Transformation

Economic growth in MENA is projected to rebound in 2018, thanks to the stabilization policies and reforms.

Jul 10, 2017

The Economic and Social Consequences of the Conflict in Syria

The report provides detailed picture of the conflict’s impact on Syria’s population, economy, infrastructure and consequences.

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