Lebanon

In-depth country-focused analysis on Lebanon's economic, political and operational risk environment, complemented by detailed sector insight

Our comprehensive assessment of Lebanon's operating environment and the outlook for its leading sectors are formed by bringing together a wealth of data on global markets that affect Lebanon, as well as the latest industry developments that could impact Lebanon's industries. This unique integrated approach has given us an impeccable track-record for predicting important shifts in the markets, ensuring you’re aware of the latest market opportunities and risks in Lebanon before your competitors.

Lebanon Country Risk

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Core Views The ongoing civil war in Syria is having severe repercussions on the Lebanese economy. Moreover, Lebanon's medium-term growth trajectory will settle well below pre-crisis levels due to...

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Lebanon Industry Coverage (5)

Autos

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All the markets of the Levant region are heading for a period of moderation, with market specific dynamics starting to play as much a part as the ongoing conflict in Syria. Jordan's reduction in...

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Food & Drink

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Executive Summary The outlook for private consumption is uninspiring. Although the latest Business Sentiment Survey from the central bank indicates a 3.4% y-o-y improvement in the headline reading...

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Information Technology

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BMI View: Lebanon's IT market is forecast to be a regional outperformer over the medium term as strong economic growth underpins market expansion. The total size of the Lebanese IT market in...

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Insurance

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BMI View: At first glance, it is obvious that many of the weaknesses that are common to (almost) all the national insurance markets of the Middle East & North Africa (MENA) region feature in...

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Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare

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BMI View: Lebanon's pharmaceutical market benefits from high drug prices where branded generic drugs account for a large portion of the market. The country's high per capita spending on...

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