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Building Market Opportunity and Women’s Networks in MENA

By Madeleine White Reflections on Trade+ Impact summit, in Ifrane, Morocco 19-23rd September 2016 Madeleine is co-founder of Nina magazine, Impact director of Enterprise development NGO Challenges Worldwide (a founder member of the Access to Finance for Rural Enterprise (ACRE) consortium). Madeleine contributed to discussions around the importance of impact investment and social enterprise within wider economic […]

Trade boom with Libya on Lebanon’s horizon

Libya’s recent decision to lift its economic embargo on Lebanon will boost bilateral trade and open up opportunities for businesses in Libya’s reconstruction and energy sectors, experts said. A statement issued by the newly appointed Libyan Cabinet announced the decision earlier this week. The Cabinet has also lifted a similar trade embargo on Switzerland. “We […]

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Finnish companies vying for new contracts in Libya

Libya, an oil-rich nation that recently got out of international isolation, is again hoping to attract Finnish companies to trade with the country. Paula Lehtomäki (Centre), Finland’s Minister for Foreign Trade and Development, is set to take representatives of more than 20 Finnish companies on an export promotion tour of Libya and Algeria during the weekend. […]

French Companies with Projects Worth $27B in Libya

Mohamed Syala, the director general of Libya’s Cooperation Department of the People’s Committee for Foreign Liaison and International Cooperation, has been quoted saying that the volume of trade between Libya and France in 2010 amounted to $4 billion. The Libyan exports mainly include crude oil and petroleum products and petrochemicals. The Libyan imports from France […]

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