Middle East Economic Survey


No 9


Lebanon Contains Impact Of Hariri Killing But Longer Term Worries Linger

The Lebanese government has moved swiftly to contain the negative economic and financial market impact of the 14 February assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq al-Hariri, and appears to be making headway after introducing a number of measures including a money market defense of the Lebanese pound. However, the longer term economic impact of the...