According to the World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Report, Lebanon ranks fourth in a list of the countries with the “safest” banks:

…the medal for bank soundness goes to Canada, followed by New Zealand, Australia, Lebanon, and Chile, rounding out the top five countries with the safest banks, cited by the Wall Street Journal.

Though this piece of information is unlikely to provide solace to people in Lebanon who have to use the services of these ‘safe banks’. Chahe, Sietske and adiamondinsunlight can vouch for that.

BBC News: Lebanon immune to financial crisis

BBC News: Lebanon immune to financial crisis