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Economic Profile

LEBANON’S MAIN ECONOMIC INDICATORS

2016

GDP at current prices (USD billion)*

51.8
Real GDP Growth (estimation)* 1.0%
GDP/Capita (current USD) 8,624
Average Inflation Rate 1.0%
Exchange Rate (LBP per USD|avg.%) 1507.5
Trade Balance (USD million) -15,728
Current Account Balance (% of GDP) -17.2
Balance of Payments  (USD million) 1.3
Gross Public Debt (% of GDP) 143.4%
Fiscal Deficit (% of GDP) -9.5
FDI Inflows (USD billion) 2.56
Unemployment Rate (avg. %) >20%

*Source: IMF
Source: IMF, World Bank, Lebanese Customs, Central Bank of Lebanon, World Investment Report 2015 -UNCTAD, Ministry of Finance

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LEBANON AT A GLANCE GUIDE 2016