On this page you will find beneficial information regarding foreign direct investment in / trading with Lebanon. If you are interested in exploring trade or investment possibilities in the country, feel free to contact the International Trade Council team. Additionally, we encourage you to engage with the official government investment agency featured on this page.

It is important to note that while the statistics presented on this page were understood to be accurate at the time of publication, they are subject to change over time. Please consult your ITC Trade Commissioner for up-to-date information.

Type of Government: Parliamentary Republic
Population: 5.489 million (2022)
GDP: 21.78 billion USD (2022)
Corporate Tax Rate: 17% - 20%
Personal Income Tax Rate: 25%
Major Exports: The top exports of Lebanon are Diamonds ($439M), Polyacetals ($268M), Jewellery ($249M), Gold ($201M), and Scrap Iron ($198M), exporting mostly to United Arab Emirates ($956M), Syria ($370M), Egypt ($234M), United States ($201M), and Turkey ($164M).
Major Imports: The top imports of Lebanon are Refined Petroleum ($5.12B), Cars ($1.13B), Gold ($987M), Broadcasting Equipment ($624M), and Diamonds ($427M), importing mostly from China ($2.8B), Turkey ($2.69B), Greece ($1.78B), United Arab Emirates ($1.41B), and Italy ($1.08B).