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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 […]

Malaysian Firm addresses Renewable Energy in Libya

The National Oil Corporation (NOC) has met with the Malaysian company Bionas to better understand how the latest technological advances can be applied to the extraction of biofuel from the Jatropha tree to help combat desertification, as well as providing an additional renewable energy source. Such energy sources can be used to support the economies […]

Benghazi to host Oil and Gas Forum

The board of the National Oil Corporation (NOC) and Arabian Gulf Oil Company (AGOCO) have announced the launch of the Benghazi International Oil and Gas Forum and Exhibition. The international forum and exhibition will be held in Benghazi from October 9 to 11, 2018, and is principally sponsored by NOC. Local and International specialized oil […]

Italian-Libyan Business Development Association is launched

By John Lee. An Italian-Libyan Business Development Association (ILBDA) has been set up to promote trade between Italy and Libya. Amongst those present at the launch at the Waddan Hotel in Tripoli were the Italian Ambassador to Libya, Giuseppe Perrone; Libyan Government of National Accord Vice President Ahmed Maeteeq; and Khalid Chaouli, an Italian MP […]

US Firms meet with Libya Local Investment & Development Fund (LLIDF)

U.S. Companies meet with Libya Local Investment & Development Fund (LLIDF) to promote Libya’s economy On March 22, the U.S. Embassy Libya External Office, based in Tunis, and the Libya Local Investment & Development Fund (LLIDF) co-hosted a U.S.-Libya commercial roundtable, bringing together representatives of U.S. companies to learn about LLIDF’s priorities on private sector […]

Rebuilding Benghazi conference to be held in May

By John Lee. An International Conference and Exhibition for Rebuilding Benghazi will be held from 5th to 10th May, sponsored by the Tobruk-based House of Representatives, the eastern Central Bank of Libya (CBL), the Municipality of Benghazi, the Benghazi Chamber of Industry, Commerce and Agriculture, and the University of Benghazi. Among the aims of the […]

Opportunity for Libyan Entrepreneurs

Apply to become a Professional Fellow in the Fall 2018 Program The Professional Fellows Program (PFP) for the Middle East and North Africa is a fully funded 6-week program (including a 4-week fellowship placement) in the U.S. for young professionals committed to empowering their communities through innovation and entrepreneurship, socially responsible businesses, and workforce development. […]