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Agro Industry
  • The Agro-Food sector is a major contributor to the Lebanese economy. It generates around 20% pf Lebanon’s GDP growing at a CAGR of 10.87% between 2009 and 2013, based on National Accounts estimates. The sector possesses significant employment generation potential. It currently has an estimated workforce of 20,607, and accounts for 25% of the Industrial sector workforce.
  • The Agro-Food sector has an estimated size of 1.13 Billion USD.
  • Exports of Agro-Food products account for 26.3% of total industrial exports in 2016, and have increased by 4.68% between 2012 and 2016.

 

EXPORT COMPOSITION (2016)

EXPORT COMPOSITION (2016)

Source: Higher Council of Customs

 

MAIN DESTINATION OF EXPORTS (2016) 

Country

% Share of Total Exports

Syria

35.4

KSA

8.6

Iraq

7.9

UAE

4.1

Turkey 3.7
Netherlands 3.6
Kuwait 3.4
Qatar 3.2
USA 2.9
Jordan 2.9
Germany 2.4
Canada 1.8
Other 20.0

Source: Higher Council of Customs

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