The homepage focuses on key areas, important to investors during their decision-making process such as comparative statistics, an animated investment map to highlight opportunities and economic indicators in specific sectors and regions, a one-click access to Lebanon’s economic sectors and one-click access to relevant legal and administrative information to set-up a business in Lebanon. On the bottom right of the homepage there is an option to ask questions directly to our team through phone, e mail, fax or real time text and to follow our news using the most common social media channels.
This section outlines IDAL’s mandate, services and organizational structure as well as statistics on the investment projects that have benefited from our services and incentives.
Lebanon at a Glance:
IDAL focuses exclusively on Lebanon’s economic, legal, social and general business environment. This section highlights Lebanon’s economic indicators and drivers, including foreign trade performance and economic policies. The Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) section analyses inflows and Lebanon’s rankings globally and regionally, describing the distribution of FDI . The “Why Lebanon” sub-section brings into focus statistical information highlighting why Lebanon is a viable business destination with a sound banking and financial ecosystem, its highly skilled labor force, and its competitive commercial tradition and quality of life.
Once deciding to invest in Lebanon, this section provides the next steps for setting up a business. We provide all the necessary information, from choosing the type of company, registering the business, getting work and residency permits, and details on employment and social security and the tax and legal system. This section also assists investors in developing a financial plan taking into account utility, labor and property costs as well as the financial institutions that offer a range of incentives and financial facilities such as loans, funding schemes, and incubation.
Sectors in Focus:
This section brings into focus the 8 priority sectors which proved the most promising in terms of their readiness and potential for development: Industry, Agriculture, Agro-Industry, Tourism, Information Technology, Technology, Telecommunication, and Media. The section provides an overview, with further information such as competitive strengths, investment opportunities, regulatory framework, investments in the sector, and incentives granted being available through the downloadable factbook.
This section archives all of IDAL’s news, events, publications and frequently asked questions. This is particularly useful for media access to press releases and images, which are updated regularly.