Economy

28-11-2012
The local council in Al Bayda, in north-east Libya, says it has started work on schools, water infrastructure and street maintenance.
25-11-2012
Central Bank figures show that state finances were in surplus during the first 10 months of 2012, but revenues remain below the levels forecast in the 2012 budget.
25-11-2012
Official figures show that the public-sector wages and price subsidies accounted for more than half of total state expenditure in Libya during the first 10 months of 2012. 
22-11-2012
The head of the Audit Bureau, which was set up in late 2011 to review the finances of government institutions, has handed in his resignation after a series of threats and break-ins.
21-11-2012
Libya earned LD55.7bn ($44.2bn) in oil revenues between January and October this year, according to official figures.
20-11-2012
The local council of Zliten has awarded a number of infrastructure contracts to Libyan companies.
19-11-2012
French and Italian ministers visited Tripoli last week, with both countries seeking to bolster trade and investment ties after unfreezing Libyan state assets.
14-11-2012
The outgoing prime minister, Abdelrahim al-Keib, has announced the launch of a new Marriage Support Fund to be managed by the Ministry of Social Affairs.
08-11-2012
Libya's General National Congress (GNC) has decided to significantly increase the value of family and housing allowances provided by the state.
05-11-2012
The interim government has approved a resolution to implement daylight saving hours in Libya, with clocks due to go back one hour next weekend.
18-10-2012
Libya's overall balance of payments stood at LD4.2bn ($3.3bn) in 2011, with the current account surplus reaching 1.3% of GDP against 19.8% in 2010.
14-10-2012
Libyan families will receive a special LD1,000 ($800) payment from the government to mark the Eid al-Adha feast, which this year takes place in late October.
11-10-2012
In its October economic forecasts, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) estimates that real GDP growth in Libya will be 122% in 2012 and 16.7% in 2013, but forecasts oil revenues to remain flat until at least 2017.
11-10-2012
Preliminary data from the Central Bank of Libya (CBL) shows that real GDP fell by 61.2% in 2011 as a result of the conflict, reaching LD20.1bn ($16bn).
08-10-2012
A cabinet decision in late September granted the Ministry of Local Government some LD60m ($47.6m) to cover the costs of elected local councils.