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Libya has “Huge Potential” – UK Investment Chief

Nick Baird (pictured), Chief Executive of United Kingdom Trade and Investment (UKTI), has told Libya Herald that Libya is a priority target market for UK export growth: “It has huge potential, resources and entrepreneurial people. The 42 years of bad government under the previous regime have not fulfilled Libya’s development needs. “It has relied too […]

British Department Store Opens in Tripoli

British department store Debenhams has officially opened its first branch in Tripoli on Tuesday. The store in the Siyahiya end of Gergarish had had its “soft opening” two weeks ago and was reported to be already doing good business. It is owned and operated by the United Fashion Group, part of the Husny Bey [Husni Bey] […]

UK Retailer ‘Amazed’ at Popularity in Libya

The Chairman of British frozen food retailer Iceland has said he’s amazed at the popularity of the company’s one store in Libya. Malcolm Walker (pictured) added that the Middle East is a “big opportunity” for Iceland’s export business. The company opened a franchised store in Tripoli earlier this year and, while it has no plans […]