Economy, development cooperation and research

Germany as a location for business and investment

Germany's location at the heart of Europe gives foreign investors and visitors to trade fairs access to the entire European Union market. Make use of this opportunity!

The promotion of foreign trade

Here you will find information on the economic situation in Libanon and an overview of the foreign trade promotion by the Federal Foreign Office.

The Lebanese German Business Council (LGBC)

In 1997, Lebanese and German corporations founded the Lebanese German Business Council in order to promote the bilateral commercial relations. LGBC currently has around 150 members and is considered as the meeting place and forum for economic information, co-operation and trade issues.

Economic cooperation and civilian reconstruction

Economic cooperation is a main focus of the bilateral relations between Germany and Lebanon. In the following we will present our most important projects as well as the German activities within the civilian reconstruction after the conflict of summer 2006.

Research and technology

Today, research and development-intensive industries account for more than half of all industrial production in Germany. Here you will find information about the major German research institutions.

Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Technische Zusammenarbeit GTZ GmbH

GTZ has been working - on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development BMZ - in Lebanon since 1995. GTZ focuses its efforts on three areas: vocational training and the promotion of small and medium-sized enterprises, the drinking water supply and sanitation systems, and environmental protection. A border management project aims to curb cross-border smuggling and illegal arms dealing. International programmes and projects are active in vocational training, in the water sector and in implementing the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD).

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Sources of supply and company profiles of the German Export Industry


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