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Economic Performance



Gross Domestic Product (GDP)


GDP at Current Prices* (2017)

USD 52.7 Billion
GDP/Capita* (2017) USD 11,680
Real GDP Growth* (Proj-2018) 2.0%
GDP Composition by Sector** (2015)  
- Agriculture 3.5%
- Mining, Manufacturing, and Utilities 11%
- Financial Services, Professional and Administrative Services 8%
- Real Estate 14%
- Public Administration 9.3%
- Trade 13%
Fiscal Performance  
Gross Public Debt*** (2017)  150.89% of GDP
Fiscal Deficit*** (Oct 2017) - 9.3% of GDP
Domestic Credit to Private Sector*** (2017) 102.8% of GDP
Average Inflation Rate**** (2017) 3.1%
Corporate Tax Rate***** (2017) 17%
Foreign Investment  
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Inflows****** (2017) USD 2.62 billion
Airport Traffic  
Airport Passengers******* (2017) 8.24 million

Source: *International Monetary Fund (IMF), **Central Administration of Statistics (CAS) National Accounts 2004-2015; Latest available figures, ***Central Bank, ****International Monetary Fund (IMF), **** Ministry of Finance, ****** World Investment Report 2015-UNCTAD, ******* Beirut Rafic Hariri International Airport 

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