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Libya Seeks U.S. Investment in Areas From Oil to Tourism

Libya is seeking to boost its oil production by a third to 2 million barrels a day by year-end, surpassing last year’s pre-conflict level, Libyan ambassador to Washington Ali Aujali said. How fast Libya returns to pre-war levels or surpasses them “depends also on the oil companies, how fast they are returning” to restart or […]

US Renews Commitment to Stand By Libyan People

Statement from US Embassy (A/S Posner) in Tripoli, 31st May 2012: Today we concluded a very successful human rights dialogue with the Libyan government. Our two days of discussions covered a range of important issues, including the upcoming parliamentary elections, detention policies and practices, freedom of expression, and issues relating to accountability and reconciliation. I […]

Looking for investment opportunities in Libya

The fall of Moammar Gadhafi has paved the way for the U.S. business community to invest in Libya as the troubled Middle Eastern nation tries to rebuild itself after a civil war tore the country apart last year. After a trip last month to the new Libya, the U.S.-Libya Business Association says the country would […]

Malta’s close ties with Libya ‘an opportunity for US companies’

Malta’s long-standing and deep connections with Libya are an opportunity for American companies, Lorraine Harriton, the US State Department Special Representative for Business tells The Times Business in an interview during a visit to Malta.  “We know that Malta has long-standing and deep connections with Libya which I think is an opportunity for American companies […]

US and Malta to develop partnership to stimulate business in Libya

Finance Minister Tonio Fenech welcomed Lorraine Hariton, US State Department Special Representative for Commercial and Business Affairs, to discuss possible areas of cooperation between Malta and the US with a view to social, political and commercial activity in Libya. Ms Hariton is responsible for State Department outreach to the business community and commercial advocacy efforts. […]

Tripoli links with US-Arab Chamber

In a ceremony in Washington, the Tripoli Chamber of Commerce has linked with the National US-Arab Chamber of Commerce (NUSACC) to create a new body to boost trade between the two countries. The new Libya-US Joint Business Council is, says the NUSACC, designed “to build capacity, promote entrepreneurship and encourage best practice”. It hailed the […]