Middle East Economic Survey


No 1/2



Lebanons Growth Indicators Improve In Second Half 2005

After a sharp drop in economic activity in Lebanon in the first half of 2005 following the assassination of former Prime Minister Rafiq al-Hariri, the economy saw some improvement in the remaining part of the year, with a rise in government revenue and stable exchange and interest rates, according to Minister of Finance Jihad Az'ur. In remarks to the Lebanese press at the...