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Source: Lebanon : Financial System Stability Assessment

Volume/Issue: 2017/21

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 January 2017

ISBN: 9781475570816

Keywords: Capital, External shocks, Immigration, Human capital, Inward remittances, Lebanon, Middle East, Production growth, Oil prices, Syria

This paper discusses findings of the assessment of Lebanon's financial system. Lebanon has maintained financial stability for the last quarter century during repeated shocks and challenges. Over time, macroeconomic...

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Source: Lebanon : 2009 Article IV Consultation and Assessment of Performance Under the Program Supported by Emergency Post-Conflict Assistance: Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Lebanon

Volume/Issue: 2009/131

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 April 2009

ISBN: 9781451822755

Keywords: debt, interest, public debt, budget, interest rate

The Lebanese financial system has so far weathered the global financial crisis. The 2009 Article IV Consultation highlights that deposit inflows decelerated briefly in the aftermath of the Lehman Brothers bankruptc...

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Source: Lebanon : Use of Fund Resources: Request for Emergency Post-Conflict Assistance: Staff Report; and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion

Volume/Issue: 2008/363

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 November 2008

ISBN: 9781451822748

Keywords: debt, interest, public sector, government debt, interest rate

The Lebanese authorities have requested follow-up Emergency Post-Conflict Assistance with an access of 12.5 percent of quota to support their economic program. The 2006 war with Israel led to a political stalemate...

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Source: Lebanon : 2011 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Lebanon

Volume/Issue: 2012/39

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 February 2012

ISBN: 9781463939762

Keywords: current account, banking, external debt, currency debt, government debt

Lebanon is facing a difficult global, regional, and domestic environment simultaneously for the first time in more than a decade. Domestic policies should aim at instilling confidence and tackling key policy challe...

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Source: Lebanon : Report on Performance Under the Program Supported by Emergency Post: Conflict Assistance

Volume/Issue: 2008/150

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 May 2008

ISBN: 9781451822731

Keywords: central bank, monetary fund, current account, inflation, net debt

The economic performance of Lebanon was significantly better despite difficult political conditions under the Emergency Post-Conflict Assistance (EPCA). With lackluster growth and fiscal tightness, the external cur...

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Source: Lebanon : Use of Fund Resources: Request for Emergency Post-Conflict Assistance: Staff Report; and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion

Volume/Issue: 2007/177

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 May 2007

ISBN: 9781451822717

Keywords: debt, interest, central bank, deficit, budget

This report reviews the Emergency Post-Conflict Assistance (EPCA) given to Lebanon after the conflict with Israel in 2006. The five-week conflict with Israel in 2006 and the month-long blockade that followed inflic...

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Source: Lebanon : Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2006/204

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 June 2006

ISBN: 9781451822700

Keywords: foreign currency, net foreign assets, commercial banks, foreign assets

The report highlights IMF's projections and estimates of Lebanon's central government operations, revenue and grants, and expenditure by economic classification, government debt, monetary survey, commercial bank in...

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Source: Lebanon : Report on Performance Under the Program Supported by Emergency Post-Conflict Assistance

Volume/Issue: 2007/371

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 November 2007

ISBN: 9781451822724

Keywords: central bank, budget law, government debt, public finances, revenue collection

This report on Lebanon's Performance Under the Program Supported by Emergency Post-Conflict Assistance analyzes the economic situation and financial system. The economic situation continues to be overshadowed by th...

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Source: Lebanon : 2010 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Staff Statement: Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Lebanon

Volume/Issue: 2010/306

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 October 2010

ISBN: 9781455208586

Keywords: debt, interest, interest rates, interest rate, government debt

In this study, Lebanon's economy performed well during the global financial crisis. The banking sector has been resilient in the face of the global crisis, thanks to relatively conservative funding and asset struct...

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Source: Lebanon : 2007 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Staff Statement; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Lebanon

Volume/Issue: 2007/382

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 December 2007

ISBN: 9781451943276

Keywords: debt, interest, budget, interest rate, public sector

This 2007 Article IV Consultation highlights that economic developments in Lebanon in 2006 were significantly affected by the July-August conflict with Israel. Real GDP is estimated to have been flat, with strong g...