VOL.XXXIXNo. 5728-October-1996LEBANON

LebanonObtains $7Mn Credit To Import Syrian Oil ProductsThe Arab Trade Fund Program, which was set up five years ago by the AbuDhabi-based Arab Monetary Fund (AMF) and other regionalfinance institutions with a capital of $500mn to finance inter-Arab trade,has extended a credit line of $7mn to Bank of Beirut to helpfinance imports ofSyrian oil products by Lebanon.