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Economic Performance

LEBANON’S MAIN ECONOMIC INDICATORS (2017)

 

Gross Domestic Product (GDP)

 

GDP at Current Prices*

USD 54.18 Billion
GDP/Capita* USD 12,013
Real GDP Growth* 1.5%
GDP Composition by Sector**  
- Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishing 3%
- Mining, Manufacturing, and Utilities 11%
- Financial Services, Professional and Administrative Services 8%
- Real Estate 15%
- Construction 4%
- Public Administration 10%
- Commercial Trade 13%
- Education and Health Services 14%
- Information and Communication  3%
- Others (including catering, transport…) 19%
Fiscal Performance  
Gross Public Debt*** 150.89% of GDP
Fiscal Deficit*** - 9.3% of GDP
Domestic Credit to Private Sector*** 102.8% of GDP
Average Inflation Rate**** 3.1%
Corporate Tax Rate***** 17%
Current Account Balance (USD Billion) -12.13
Foreign Investment  
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Inflows****** USD 2.63 billion
Airport Traffic  
Airport Passengers******* 8.24 million


Source: *International Monetary Fund (IMF), **Central Administration of Statistics (CAS) National Accounts, ***Central Bank, ****International Monetary Fund (IMF), **** Ministry of Finance, ****** World Investment Report 2015-UNCTAD, ******* Beirut Rafic Hariri International Airport 

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