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Gaddafi out, BurgerFuel moves in

Political instability, tribal clashes and unruly militiamen – such issues aren’t deterring BurgerFuel from setting up shop in Libya. The NZX-listed fast food operator has signed a licensing agreement with a Libyan partner and will soon enter the troubled North African nation that deposed its former dictator, Muammar Gaddafi, only seven months ago after some […]

Opportunities for textile, cement, rice in Libya

There exists massive potential for the export of textile products, cement and rice to Libya. However, this potential remains unrealized as of now, but must be explored in view of the changed political setup in Libya. This was conveyed to Syed Ayaz Hussain, Pakistan’s Ambassador-Designate to Libya (who will be taking up office shortly in […]

Libya buys feed wheat, barley from Ukraine

Libya’s state grain buying agency has purchased 25,000 tonnes of feed wheat and 25,000 tonnes of feed barley from Ukraine in a tender which closed earlier in February, European traders said on Monday. About 15,000 tonnes of soymeal also included in the tender was purchased from Argentina, traders said. A tender for the same volume […]

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Libya leads rise in demand as GCC consumes 30%

Libya is emerging as a favourite destination for Brazilian beef and poultry after a sharp rise in demand since the revolution, but sanctions on Iran remain a concern, producers in Brazil say. In 2011, Brazil’s exports of meat to the Arab world reached $3.55 billion (Dh13.03 billion), a 9.89 per cent increase over 2010, according […]

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