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Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri meets Sheikh Mouhamad Bin Zayed

Lebanon Inc., With a little help from my friends

“Our house is burning and we are looking elsewhere,” the French President Jacques Chirac said, back in 2002 at the World Summit on Sustainable Development in Johannesburg. Lebanon is now burning and we can...
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Rubens Hannun on Brazilian trade: “Closeness with Arab countries is strategic”

ByTheEast: The Câmara de Comércio Árabe-Brasileira (CCAB, Arab-Brazilian Chamber of Commerce) was founded 67 years ago. Times were different then. What was its mission initially? How did it evolve?

Lebanon-Algeria deals to boost agricultural cooperation

You may not know it, but Lebanon-Algeria's relationships are close. Both countries have a lot in common, except their size as Algeria is 228 bigger than Lebanon. Links between Beirut and Algiers...
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Can Qatar really challenge Saudi Arabia’s influence over Lebanon?

Money always talks. Bilateral trade between Lebanon and Qatar grew by a record 48%: from $145,9 million in 2017 it rose to $216,2 million in 2018, said Sheikh Khalifa bin Jassim Al...
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Water-for-electricity: the Lebanese-Jordanian solution

What an idea! Water for electricity, as it sounds into the oil-for-food program for Saddam's Iraq. Actually, the water-for-electricity deal between Lebanon and the Jordanian Kingdom could be part of the solution....
Guilherme Casarões

Guilherme Casarões on Brazil: “Trade relationships with the Middle East are not easy”

ByTheEast: Brazil was a net importer of agricultural products in the 1970s. It now ranks among the world’s five largest agricultural producers and exporters. Can it overtake the others? Guilherme Casarões: Brazil has come a...
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman

Economic cooperation boosts Lebanon-Saudi ties

Economic cooperation between Lebanon and Saudi Arabia are set to take-off. More than twenty agreements are set to be signed by both companies following the formation of a new government, said Walid Al-Bukhari, charge...

Lebanese businessmen to invest Armenia’s economy

Lebanese businessmen are showing increased signs of interest in investing Armenia’s construction, agriculture and energy sectors. Building on the previous visit by Lebanon’s President Michel Aoun to Armenia in February 2018 and Armenia’s Prime Minister...
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Syrian markets, an opportunity for Lebanese construction material sector

Lebanese construction material sector is facing 40% reduction in demand for their product. The said sector is going through a struggle, said the exhibitors of “Project Lebanon 2018”, which ended on Friday. Rousse Trading is...
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Turkey renovates Lebanon railway on Hejaz rail line

Tripoli’s Lebanon railway to get a renovated look. The train station is located on Hejaz Railway and was build sometimes between the year “1900 and 1908” by Ottoman Sultan Abdulhamid II. The Mina Lebanon...