Sunday Souq, Beirut, Lebanon
The Canadian think tank, Fraser Institute, has released their report on economic freedom in the Arab World, placing Lebanon in fifth position, along with Oman. According to the think tank, economic freedom centers around the size of government, commercial and economic law and security of property rights, access to sound […]

Lebanon Ranks 5th in Arab Economic Freedom Survey

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If you are a Lebanese expat and regularly send money back to your home country, you can give yourself a pat on the back for keeping Lebanon economically kicking: In Lebanon, which is the world’s eighth-largest recipient of overseas remittances, remittance inflows account for 21.4 per cent of gross domestic […]

Lebanon Ranks 8th in Receiving Remittances has its list of hot 2011 travel destinations with Beirut making the cut: Lesser-known competitively priced destinations are attracting interest from British travellers in 2011, a new poll shows. The beachside resort of Buzios in Brazil and Lebanese capital of Beirut are top of the wish list, according to […] Reports Increased Interest in Beirut

Arabian Business is raising the alarm — investors need to be wary of their investments in Lebanese real estate: “In Beirut there is a real estate bubble… I think the real estate prices are lofty,” Paolo Moscovici, managing director of JP Morgan private bank in the Middle East, told Arabian Business […]

Experts Warn Beirut Property Bubble Could Burst