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UKEF Financed 2 Libyan Projects last year

By John Lee. UK Export Finance (UKEF) has published its annual report and accounts for 2017 to 2018, in which it lists two export projects supported in Libya: Leisurewear International Limited received export working capital of £454,722 to supply children’s clothing to the Al Jedoor Company; Fortress Diagnostics Ltd received export working capital of £303,942 to […]

China, Libya Discuss Return of Chinese Firms

By John Lee. Libyan authorities have reportedly set up a committee to look into suspended projects started by Chinese firms. According to a report from Xinhua, further steps to resume cooperation with Chinese companies will be considered after the end of Eid holidays. On Tuesday, the Chinese Charge d’Affaires to Libya Wang Qimin met with Prime Minister Fayez Sarraj. (Source: Sputnik) […]

UNDP, UNFPA, UNICEF Priorities in Libya, 2019-2020

UNDP, UNFPA and UNICEF present their programme priorities in Libya for 2019-2020 UNDP, UNFPA and UNICEF held a consultative workshop today with key stakeholders and members of the international community around their Country Programmes for 2019 and 2020 in Libya. Following consultations with the Government of Libya and relevant line ministries during the first half […]

US, UN Sanction Human Traffickers in Libya

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), concurrently with the United Nations, has sanctioned six individuals for threatening the peace, security, or stability of Libya through their involvement in the smuggling of migrants. Migrant smuggling has become a lucrative business in Libya and fuels instability by providing funding for rogue […]

Biz Registers and Demography of Enterprises in Libya

By John Lee. The EU’s MEDSTAT IV project has published business registers and demography of enterprises in the ENP-South countries, including Libya. The project provides expertise and technical support to promote the harmonisation of statistics in line with EU and international standards in 6 domains: business register and business, trade and balance of payments, energy, […]

Supporting Female Participation in Libyan Economic Growth

EU-funded project supports female participation in Libyan economic growth As part of the EU-funded CSO WINS project, the association Jusoor Center for Studies and Development launched an advocacy campaign in Libya with the goal of increasing the percentage of Libyan women who formally register their businesses. A one-minute video released in the framework of this […]