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Tunisian Company Joins LBBC

By John Lee. Tunisian-based NAME Logistics has joined the Libyan British Business Council (LBBC). Their representatives in EU, MENA region and Egypt arrange multimodal transport to Benghazi and Tripoli. They are currently moving all air cargo requirements UK/EU to Libya via AMM (Jordan) and CAI (Egypt) to Libya by air. Transit delivery time from departure […]

UK Court Decides on LIA Chairmanship Case

By John Lee. The English Commercial Court  has reportedly ruled that Dr Mahmoud is the rightful Chairman of the Libyan Investment Authority (LIA). Several contenders had claimed the position, including Abdulmajid Breish. More here. (Source: Casemine)

The Development of Libyan Armed Groups Since 2014

By Tim Eaton, Abdul Rahman Alageli, Emadeddin Badi, Mohamed Eljarh and Valerie Stocker, for the Royal Institute for International Affairs (Chatham House). Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. The Development of Libyan Armed Groups Since 2014: Community Dynamics and Economic Interests This paper explores armed […]

Libyan Mining "may become More Important than Oil"

By John Lee. The Economy Minister of Libya's Tripoli-based Government of National Accord (GNA), has said that mining may eventually become a more significant economic activity than oil production. S&P Global Platts quotes Ali Al-Issawi as telling the Arab-British Chamber of Commerce (ABCC) in London: "Libya has gold, magnesium and iron ore ....... (mining) could […]

Libya: Have we Failed a Failing State?

On Monday 20th January, the UK's Conservative Middle East Council (CMEC) hosted a roundtable discussion on Libya with Peter Millett (former UK Ambassador to Libya), Tim Eaton (Chatham House) and Tarek Megerisi (European Council on Foreign Relations - ECFR). You can listen to the discussion here. (Source: CMEC)

Celebrating Gender Equality in Libya

By IWPR. Institute for War and Peace Reporting (IWPR)’s work with women-led NGOs highlighted at embassy event. The British government hosted seven Libyan partners working on IWPR’s UK-funded Antea Raeda (You Are A Pioneer) project at a reception to celebrate the month-long equality project #GenderNovember. Through Ante Raeda, IWPR is equipping women’s civil society groups […]

Libya aims to raise Oil Production to 2.1m bpd

By Adam Nathan (@adamgnathan). Mustafa Sanalla, Chairman of the National Oil Corporation (NOC), said Libya plans to raise its oil production level from 1.25 million barrels a day now to 2.1 million bpd by 2024. Sanalla revealed the ambitious production target at a one-day conference organised by the Libyan British Business Council (LBBC) in Tunis […]

STREAM Incubator launched in Tripoli

STREAM incubator, accelerator and Fab Lab, which is financed by UK Government and implemented by Expertise France and sponsored by Libyana, was officially launched on 19th of November 2019 in Tripoli with the presence of entrepreneurs, officials, and partners. 37 entrepreneurs participated in the official opening of the programme, and they will attend important training […]