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LBBC Postpones Trade Mission

The Libyan British Business Council (LBBC) has reportedly postponed its December finance delegation to Tripoli, due to timing problems and concerns about the current security situation in the capital. The Director General of LBBC Robin Lamb told Libya Herald: “We remain committed to organising the event, which will benefit both Libyan and UK participants.” The […]

British Trade Mission Visits Tripoli

A trade mission organised by the Libya-British Business Council (LBBC) has been in Tripoli for meetings with Libyan officials and businessmen. The 10 companies, led by former British Ambassador in Tripoli, Sir Dominic Asquith, included international lawyers Clyde and Co., and Salamanca Risk Management which has been involved in the country since the revolution. Also […]

British Trade Mission Postponed

According to a report from the Libya Herald, the Libyan British Business Council (LBBC) has postponed its business mission to Tripoli which was supposed to take place from 12th to 16th May. The LBBC told Libya Herald: “The advice we received from all our Libyan official contacts was that now was not a good time […]

LBBC Delegation Visits Tripoli

The Libyan British Business Council (LBBC) is currently bringing a trade delegation to Tripoli. Led by LBBC Chairman the Rt Hon the Lord Trefgarne (pictured), the delegation includes 19 companies in the fields of aeronautics, investment, banking, real estate, legal, project management, engineering, architecture, design, accountancy, oil and gas, media, and logistics. The organisation’s website says: […]

Business Opportunities in Libya: Positive Outlook for Foreign Companies

There are extensive business opportunities in Libya for foreign companies even though the country still faces many challenges including endemic corruption and smuggling which accounts for 40 percent of GDP and is equivalent to the defence budget. This is of great concern to Libya’s neighbours and to Libya itself. That was the message from experts […]

Libya Business Briefing

The Libyan British Business Council and MEC International are jointly holding a Libya Briefing on Tuesday 29th May. The event is to be held at One Finsbury Circus, London EC2M 7SH. Registration will be from 10.00 with proceedings from 10.30. There will be a number of expert presentations with questions and answers closing at about […]

The business outlook

When will be the best time for a multi-sector trade promotion mission from Britainto go to Libya? To find the answer to that question a small group from the Libyan British Business Council of which I am a deputy chairman spent last week in Libya, my own first visit since the revolution. My main impressions […]

Lord Green Speech – Rebuilding Libya: Opportunities for British Business

This page contains the text of a speech given by Stephen Green at the Rebuilding Libya: Opportunities for British Business event on 14 December 2011, organised by UK Trade & Investment, in conjunction with Libyan-British Business Council, British Expertise and the Middle East Association. Rebuilding Libya The UK is committed to helping the Transitional Government, and any […]