Trade

23-05-2012
The main border crossing between Libya and Tunisia was partially closed on the Libyan side from the night of 22 May, according to Tunisian sources.
23-05-2012
A new official border crossing in the remote south-east of Libya, close to the Egyptian oasis town of Siwa, has reportedly been approved by both countries.
21-05-2012
Recent statistics from the French government show that exports to Libya recorded strong annual growth in the first quarter of 2012, but are unlikely to reach 2010 levels.
14-05-2012
Citing concerns over security and smuggling, Egypt has said it will block all containers bound for Libya unless they are destined for the Libyan government.
11-05-2012
Malta exported some €24.1m ($31.2m) of goods and services to Libya in the first quarter of 2012, more than double the level in 2011.
11-05-2012
Recent figures report that Turkish exports to Libya were valued at $526m in the first quarter of 2012, roughly double their 2011 level and also higher than the same period in 2010.
25-04-2012
Sudan’s Minister of Labour, Farah Mustafa Abdullah, visited Tripoli on 23 April where he held talks with Prime Minister Abdulrahim al-Keib and Minister of Labour Mustafa Alrujbani.
11-04-2012
At the Global Investment Conference in London on 22 February, Rajab Layas, an official from the Libyan Investment Authority (LIA), announced the sovereign wealth fund’s intention to invest £5bn in the UK economy.
20-02-2011
Conditions for citizens entering Libya from neighbouring Tunisia, Egypt and Algeria have been tightened, according to the Agenzia Giornalistica Italia (AGI), an Italian news agency. 
16-01-2011
Members of the Tripoli Chamber of Commerce recorded LD1.3m ($1m) worth of trade in November 2010, Al Shams reported.
02-01-2011
Following a series of meetings in Tripoli, Turkish and Libyan officials have pledged to increase agricultural, commercial and humanitarian cooperation, according to Turkish news outlet World Bulletin and a number of Libyan news sources.
19-12-2010
Libyan and US trade officials have launched talks on TIFA, a trade monitoring and expansion framework,  according to the Office of the US Trade Representative.
12-12-2010
The General Authority for Investment and Ownership hosted the Investment and Development Exhibition in Tripoli on 6 December, Al Shams reported.
12-12-2010
The Libyan-Egyptian High Committee hosted a series of bilateral trade meetings in Tripoli on 9 December, Al Fajar Al Jadeed reported.
12-12-2010
Libya and Italy signed two deals in Rome last week to cooperate on healthcare and illegal immigration.