Official Name: The Lebanese Republic
Sovereign Status: Sovereign Country
Government Type: Parliamentary Republic
Official Name (Local Language): Al Jumhuriyah al Lubnaniyah
ISO Country Codes: LB : LBN
Internet Domain: .lb
Government Web Site: http://www.presidency.gov.lb/
Capital: Beirut Main Airports: Beirut–Rafic Hariri International Airport
Language(s): Arabic;French Population: 5,261,372
Currency: Lebanese Pound ISO Currency Code: LBP
Telephone Dial In: +961 ID Prefix: 00

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Government Website: http://www.presidency.gov.lb/
Sovereign Ratings: https://countryeconomy.com/ratings/lebanon
Central Bank: Banque Du Liban
Currency USD Exchange Rate: 1,517.5 Lebanese pounds (LBP) per US dollar (2020 est.)
Unemployment Rate: 9.7% (2007)
Population below poverty line: 28.6% (2004 est.)
Inflation Rate: 2.8% (2019 est.)
Prime Lending Rate: 10.50% (2019 - World Bank)
GDP: $53.253 billion (2019 est.)
GDP Pro Capita (PPP): $14,552 (2019 est.)
Currency Name: Lebanese Pound
Currency Code: LBP
World Bank Classification: Upper Middle Income

GDP Composition:

Agriculture: 5.7% citrus, grapes, tomatoes, apples, vegetables, potatoes, olives, tobacco; sheep, goats
Industry: 25% banking, tourism, food processing, wine, jewelry, cement, textiles, mineral and chemical products, wood and furniture products, oil refining, metal fabricating
Services: 69.4%

Source: Central Intelligence Agency Factbook

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Stock & Securities Exchange: Beirut Stock Exchange ;

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Subject to Country Specific Sanctions? EU and OFAC

The World Bank’s World Integrated Trade Solution

Business Language(s): Arabic; English
Customs & Excise: Lebanese Customs
Development Bank(s): Islamic Development Bank; The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development;
National Standards Bureau: Lebanese Standards Institution
Competitive Ind’l Performance: 88/141 (2019) Corruption Perceptions Index: 149/180 (2020)
Ease of Doing Business: 143/190 (2019) Enabling Trade Index: 90/136 (2016)
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