magazine ∣ Jul 01 2020 · Lebanon Opportunities
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Lebanon Opportunities is a monthly business magazine that covers: Finance, Real estate, Economy, and Local business. Lebanon Opportunities has tens of thousands of readers in Lebanon and across the globe. It is the prime local business magazine in Lebanon in terms of readership, advertising, and name-awareness. Lebanon Opportunities is written to a target of small business owners, entrepreneurs and middle management, as well as to Lebanese living abroad. It aims at bringing complex business issues in a simple manner understandable by readers who are not experts and whose English language is not the mother tongue.
MATTERS OF FACT
PEOPLE ON THE MOVE
NEW BORN COMPANIES
BUST BOOST • Duel over losses rather than revive the economy
Duel: Dual figures Bust or boost • Government plan’s controversy
Critique of the government plan
A governor in a minefield
ROAD TO PERDITION
The government plan Bankruptcy as an alternative to reforms
Eurobond saga unravelling The road to default
GDP forecast Deep recession • The economy will shrink up to 12 percent in 2020
550,000 jobs LOST! • The unemployment rate has reached 30 percent, according to surveys and estimations by InfoPro Research. One fifth of companies have closed since the beginning of 2019. Nearly 18 percent of companies have ceased or suspended their operations, half of them in 2020.
Gas exploration Close but no cigar! • First drill turns a wealth of information but no reservoir
Tough and good times for consultancies Companies in crisis are looking for advice
Is Covid-19 a Force Majeure? • Exploring cases of employment, contracting, and insurance
Financial and monetary issues Frankness and transparency are needed
Bank deposits drop by $25 billion in eight months Dollarization hits a 13-year record high
Central bank decisions to support the private sector Banks not compliant with circulars • Banks have largely ignored circulars issued by the Central Bank (BDL) to allow private sector employers finance operating expenses and payroll as well as accessing foreign currency funding for imports.
CALENDAR • INTERNATIONAL TRADE EXHIBITIONS AND CONFERENCES