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In the framework of the Lebanese Economic Forum, heads and representatives of Arab investment development authorities participating in the forum held a meeting at IDAL’s headquarters to tackle the activities and key missions of investment development authorities, as well as ways to increase Arab investment rates in Lebanon and attract foreign investments.
IDAL was one of the main organizers at this year’s Lebanon Economic Forum along with Al Iktissad Wal Aamal. We took part in a panel on Challenges of the Transitional Phase in the region through an intervention by Chairman Nabil Itani.
The forum, which was under the patronage and presence of the President of the Republic, also included a keynote speech by Mr.Itani at the inauguration, through which he highlighted the importance of IPAs working together to increase FDI inflows to Lebanon and the region.
In this issue you will find information on Lebanon’s recently launched private industrial zones, the latest findings from the IIF report, and a study on the foreign companies that opened in Lebanon in 2013.
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Chairman of IDAL, Mr. Nabil Itani and board members Mr. Wassim Audi and Mr. Mourched El Hajj Chahine have met with a Chinese delegation today that is looking into the possibility of exporting olive oil, nuts, canned food and wine to China.
The delegation was headed by the Chinese Ambassador to Lebanon, the counselor, and a company representative from Complant. The delegation will tour main olive oil, roasteries, agro-food, and wine suppliers in the North and the Bekaa.