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US Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP)

U.S. Embassy Libya and the Cultural Heritage Center of the Department of State’s Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs are pleased to announce the call for proposals for the U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) 2019 Competition. The AFCP-supported projects include the restoration of ancient and historic buildings, assessment and conservation of rare manuscripts and museum […]

Libyan British Business Council mission to Tunis

LBBC Mission to Tunis, 22-24 October 2018 The Libyan British Business Council members’ mission to Tunis later this month offers an opportunity to generate increased Trade and Investment between our two countries. Deputy Prime Minister Ahmed Maiteeg will speak to the opening session of the 23 October Conference, addressing LBBC member companies and our Libyan […]

Libya: 6.8% Growth Forecast

The World Bank has forecast GDP growth in Libya of 6.8 percent in 2019. In its latest Economic Outlook, it says: Given its high reliance on hydrocarbon activities, the performance of the Libyan economy remains strongly affected by security conditions, especially around the main oil fields and terminals. Improved political and security arrangements reached during […]

Increased links between Tunisian and Libyan Businesses

By John Lee. Over 200 Tunisian and Libyan businessmen attended the first Tunisian-Libyan Economic Forum in Tunis last week. Addressing the event, which was organised by the Tunisia-Africa Business Council (TABC), Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed said: “Tunisia is working to establish a global strategic partnership with Libya in the energy and electricity sectors, in […]

UK-based Clothing Firm wins Libyan Orders

By John Lee. A UK-based clothing firm has won significant orders from Libya, according to a report from Manchester Evening News. Leisurewear International won large new export orders for its Minoti-branded children’s clothing range, including £1-million orders from new buyers in Libya and Algeria. Yamin Ibgui, financial director, Leisurewear International, said: “Without Barclays’ and UKEF’s […]