Economy

18-07-2012
Officials from Libya's Ministry of Planning held a meeting on 18 July to discuss the review of contracts valued over LD100m ($78.7m) and the potential appointment of consultancy firms.
15-07-2012
The 2012 edition of the World Investment Report (WIR), published by the UN, estimates that foreign investment outflows from Libya plummeted by around 91% in 2011.
11-07-2012
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) estimates that Libya's GDP will recover strongly in 2012 after a deep contraction in 2011, but warns of unsustainable state spending in the years ahead.
28-06-2012
The main coastal highway in Libya was blocked on the evening of 27 June by armed groups demanding a greater number of seats for the north-east region in Libya's new constituent assembly. 
22-06-2012
Libya's planning ministry plans to launch a wide-ranging review of housing, infrastructure, transport, healthcare and other projects that were already contracted prior to 2011.
18-06-2012
A new chairman has been appointed to Libya's Economic and Social Development Fund (ESDF), one of the country's largest and most diversified state-run entities.
12-06-2012
Figures from the Central Bank of Libya estimate that the consumer price index rose 15.9% overall in 2011, but that inflation was much higher in the final five months of the year.
11-06-2012
Libya's Audit Bureau has published a special report - available here in Arabic - on government and public-sector company finances for 2011.
11-06-2012
A delegation from Libya has completed a two-week cooperation workshop with the Dubai Statistics Centre (DSC) aimed at helping to develop Libya's statistical information systems.
11-06-2012
Turkey's economy minister, Zafer Caglayan, held discussions with Libyan government officials this week as part of wider efforts to facilitate the return of Turkish contractors.
04-06-2012
The list of some 330 companies and invididuals whose assets were frozen last month by the National Transitional Council (NTC) has been reduced to 241 with the issue of a new decision.
28-05-2012
Our online business and economic resource launched on 28 May. Read on to learn more about the different features of The Libya Report  including news, analysis, a company database, tenders, events, stock market data and more.
27-05-2012
The General Board of Ownership and Investment (GAOI) has reopened its Central Region office in Misrata and says it is trying to address problems faced by previously privatised companies.
24-05-2012
Our view on the implications of a recent decree for thousands of government contracts signed in Libya before 2011, and the companies involved in them.
19-05-2012
Officials from the Ministry of Economy and Trade held a meeting on 16 May with representatives from Korea's Knowledge Sharing Programme (KSP).