IDAL organized on Feb. 12, 2016 an introductory workshop on the implementation mechanism of the Chinese loan repayment program through Lebanese products in the Hasbaya region. IDAL’s Chairman, Engineer Nabil Itani said that the products selected as commodities to repay the mentioned loan are among the best Lebanese food industries, especially olive oil, which penetrated into new markets during the past two years, and canned goods, including fruits, vegetables and jams, constituting a large share of the total food industry exports.
VISIT OF ECONOMIC DELEGATION FROM OMAN
11 Feb. 2016
IDAL welcomed today an Economic Delegation from Oman to explore investment opportunities in Lebanon. The delegation which was headed by the President of the Omani Chamber of Commerce Mr. Saeed Bin Saleh Alkioumi was accompanied by the President of the Chamber of Commerce , Industry and Agriculture of Beirut and Mount Lebanon Mr. Mohamad Choucair and the Ambassador of Lebanon to Oman Mr. Houssam Diab. Chairman of IDAL, Mr. Nabil Itani, presented Lebanon's investment climate and the various opportunities available across the productive sectors.
LAUNCH OF THE CHINESE LOAN REPAYMENT
28 Jan. 2016
The Chairman of IDAL, Engineer Nabil Itani, held a press conference at 11:00 at the Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture of Beirut, to announce the launch of the Chinese loan repayment through the export of Lebanese products. The President of the Chamber, Mr. Mohamed Choucair and the chargée d’affaires of the Chinese Embassy, Zhang Finling participated in this conference, with the presence of Lebanese exporting companies.
FINANCING IN THE MEDIA SECTOR ROUNDTABLE
21 Jan. 2016
IDAL moderated the panel on “Financing the Media Industry” at the Centre Culturel Francais (CCF). The event, which was organized by the Fondation Liban Cinema, the CCF, and the Ministry of Culture, witnessed an announcement by the Central Bank for a subsidized loan to support the sector. The sector holds tremendous potential, and, if supported adequately, will place Lebanon on the cultural and touristic map thanks to the talents behind many of the works being done.