Guarantees for Loans to Small and Medium Enterprises

Useful Resources

Lebanon Investment Guides

Investment Development Authority of Lebanon (IDAL)
• Ministry of Finance - Lebanon Country Profile

Links and Resources for Entrepreneurs (International)

• SME Toolkit - Global
• Small Business Administration (SBA) - US
• Department for Business, Innovation & Skills - UK
• United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)

Links and Resources for Entrepreneurs (Lebanon & Lebanese Overseas)

SME Portal (Ministry of Economy & Trade)
• Investment Development Authority of Lebanon
• Berytech 
• Euro-Lebanese Center for Industrial Modernization (ELCIM)
• Association Franco-Libanaise des Professionnels de l'Informatique (AFPI)
• Business Incubation Association in Tripoli (BIAT)
• Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA)
• SME Toolkit - Lebanon

Business Information Databases (Lebanon)

• The Daleel
• Kompass
• The Business and Economy Databank of Lebanon
• Yellow Pages

Business News (Lebanon)

• Lebanon Opportunities
• Executive Magazine
• Al Iktissad Wal Aamal
• Le Commerce du Levant

Associations and Chambers of Commerce (Lebanon)

• Association of Banks in Lebanon (ABL) 
• Association of Lebanese Industrialists (ALI)
• Association of Lebanese Insurance Companies (ACAL)
• Association of the Lebanese Software Industry (ALSI)
• The Federation of the Chambers of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture in Lebanon (FCCIAL)
• Chamber of Commerce, Industry, and Agriculture in Beirut and Mount Lebanon (CCIAB)
• Chamber of Commerce, Industry, and Agriculture in Tripoli and North Lebanon (CCIAT)
• Chamber of Commerce, Industry, and Agriculture in Saida and South Lebanon (CCIAS)

• Chamber of Commerce, Industry, and Agriculture in Zahle and Bekaa (CCIAZ)

• Lebanese Association Of Public Accountants                                                                  

Lebanese Government

• Presidency of the Republic
• Presidency of the Lebanese Parliament
• Presidency of the Council of Ministers
• Ministry of Agriculture
• Ministry of Economy and Trade
• Ministry of Education and Higher Education
• Ministry of Environment 
• Ministry of Finance 
• Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants 
• Ministry of Industry
• Ministry of Interior and Municipalities
• Ministry of Justice
• Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications
• Ministry of Social Affairs
• Ministry of Tourism

Other Lebanese Public Administrations

• Government Portal for Information and Forms

• Central Administration for Statistics (CAS)
• Lebanese Customs
• Lebanese Standards Institution (LIBNOR) 
• Industrial Research Institute (IRI) 

• Beirut Stock Exchange (BSE) 
• National Employment Office (NEO)
• Beirut International Airport (BIA)
• Beirut Port
• Central Bank (BDL)
• Council for Development and Reconstruction (CDR)
• Court of Audit
• Duty-Free Zone
• Educational Center for Research and Development (CRDP)
• General Directorate of Emigrants
• Internal Security Forces
• Lebanese Armed Forces
• Middle East Airlines (MEA)

Lebanese Embassies and Consulates Abroad

• Embassy of Lebanon in Italy
• Embassy of Lebanon in the United States
• Consulate General of Lebanon in UAE
• Consulate of Lebanon in Monaco
• Consulate General of Lebanon in New York

Foreign Embassies in Lebanon

• Embassy of Australia
• Embassy of Brazil
• Embassy of Canada
• Embassy of Italy
• Embassy of Japan
• Embassy of United States of America

• The delegation of the European Union to the Republic of Lebanon

International Organizations in Lebanon

• International Labor Organization (ILO), Regional office for Arab states
• United Nations (UN)
• United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA)
• United Nations Development Program (UNDP)
• United Nations Populations Fund (UNFPA)
• World Bank

Energy Organizations in Lebanon

• Lebanese Center for Energy Conservation (LCEC)
• Country Energy efficiency and renewable energy Demonstration project for the Recovery of Lebanon (CEDRO)
• Electricité du Liban (EDL)