Middle East Economic Survey


No 13



Ex-Im Gets The Green Light On Libya

Export-Import Bank of the US (Ex-Im) on 16 March was given the go-ahead to reopen business in Libya. The move was recommended by the US export credit agencys board after Ex-Im staff conducted an economic review of the country and made its recommendations. President Bush, at the end of February, sent an assessment to Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice that resumption of Ex-Ims programs in Libya would...