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With an average of 9 days and 5 procedures only to start a business , Lebanon offers national and foreign investors alike with a competitive business environment. Its multi-skilled and highly educated workforce, ranked 19th globally in the overall quality of education and 6th in the quality of Math and Science education, has been the backbone of the country’s success, providing it with the needed skills to move to an innovative based economy. Over the last few years, Lebanon has in fact managed to graduate successful start-ups which are now global players.


COMPETITIVE BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT


The country’s pro-business environment, in which it takes only 15 days and 6 procedures to open a business, in addition to a cost competitive structure have made Lebanon an attractive business destination.

 

TIME REQUIRED TO START A BUSINESS (no. of days | 2016)

Time Required to Start a Business 2016
Source: Global Competitiveness Report 2016-2017


NUMBER OF PROCEDURES TO START A BUSINESS (2016)

Number of Procedures to Start a Business | 2016

Source: Global Competitiveness Report 2016-2017


HIGHLY SKILLED LABOR FORCE


A highly skilled workforce is the foundation to a successful business. Lebanon offers the most educated labor force in the region with the highest number of graduates.

 

QUALITY OF EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM (2016-2017)

QUALITY OF THE EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM (2016-2017)

Source: Global Competitiveness Report 2016-2017


 QUALITY OF MATH & SCIENCE EDUCATION INDEX (2016-2017)

Quality of Math & Science Education Index | 2016-2017

Source: Global Competitiveness Report 2015-2016

Get in Touch
Lazarieh Tower, 4th Floor, Emir Bechir Street, Riad El-Solh Beirut, Lebanon, P.O.Box 113-7251
Phone
+961 1 983306 / 7 / 8
Fax
+961 1 983302 /3
LEBANON AT A GLANCE 2017
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