Mobile  |  About us  |  Photos  |  Videos  |  Subscriptions  |  RSS Feeds  |  Today's Paper  |  Classifieds  |  Contact Us
The Daily Star
WEDNESDAY, 16 APR 2014
07:21 AM Beirut time
Weather    
Beirut
20 °C
Blom Index
BLOM
1,214.01down
Lebanon
Follow this story Print RSS Feed ePaper share this
IDAL chief: North Lebanon ripe for investment
The chairman of IDAL Nabil Itani. (The Daily Star)
The chairman of IDAL Nabil Itani. (The Daily Star)
A+ A-

BEIRUT: North Lebanon has an array of untapped investment opportunities, the head of the Investment Development Authority of Lebanon said Thursday, vowing to extend the support needed to attract investors to the region’s lucrative agricultural sector. “North Lebanon is full of promising investment opportunities, particularly in agriculture. But there are barriers that we are working to resolve,” Nabil Itani added. He said the relatively low prices of agricultural land, affordable labor costs and the availability of raw materials were among very favorable factors that could encourage a substantial increase in agricultural investments. He said the north was emerging as the top recipient of export subsidies programs Agri Plus and Export Plus, adding IDAL would continue to boost support to the sector. Speaking during a tour of agricultural and agro-industrial projects, Itani said the development of olive oil packaging was key to boosting exports. “Olive oil is now included in export promotion program Agri Plus, and standards set by IDAL will help boost competitiveness in international markets,” he added.

 
A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on September 28, 2012, on page 5.
Home Lebanon
 
     
 
Lebanon
Advertisement
Comments  

Your feedback is important to us!

We invite all our readers to share with us their views and comments about this article.

Disclaimer: Comments submitted by third parties on this site are the sole responsibility of the individual(s) whose content is submitted. The Daily Star accepts no responsibility for the content of comment(s), including, without limitation, any error, omission or inaccuracy therein. Please note that your email address will NOT appear on the site.

comments powered by Disqus
Advertisement


Baabda 2014
Advertisement
Follow us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Linked In Follow us on Google+ Subscribe to our Live Feed
Multimedia
Images  
Pictures of the day
A selection of images from around the world- Tuesday April 15, 2014
View all view all
Advertisement
Rami G. Khouri
Rami G. Khouri
Silencing Ayaan Hirsi Ali’s hate talk
Michael Young
Michael Young
The presidential chess game has begun
David Ignatius
David Ignatius
China moves to the scary side of its boom
View all view all
Advertisement
cartoon
 
Click to View Articles
 
 
News
Business
Opinion
Sports
Culture
Technology
Entertainment
Privacy Policy | Anti-Spamming Policy | Disclaimer | Copyright Notice
© 2014 The Daily Star - All Rights Reserved - Designed and Developed By IDS