Apart from supporting the inflow of investments, IDAL is also responsible as per its mandate, to assist in the support, promotion and marketing of Lebanese products, in particular, agricultural products and materials used in the agro-industry in Lebanon, as well as Lebanese agro-industrial products.
The Export Promotion services are:
Providing data on export markets and potential export opportunities
Supporting companies in accessing external markets
Providing technical assistance to exporters in selected fields
Subsidizing participation in foreign fairs
IDAL currently has 3 export promotion programs in place:
AGRI-PLUS PROGRAMwas launched in 2012 toprovide subsidies and support to exporters of agricultural products.
AGRO MAP PROGRAM was launched in 2004 to facilitate the participation of agro food companies in foreign fairs.
M.LEB PROGRAMwas launched in 2015 to cover a part of the cost of Lebanese products exported to Arab countries by sea and it ended in 2018.
In 2016, The Lebanese Council of Ministers has approved to mandate IDAL to repay the CHINESE LOAN through Lebanese exports.