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Lebanon's GDP growth is projected to remain low in 2016 due to the continuing Syrian crisis, the complicated political situation and the negative repercussions of falling oil prices, a senior World Bank economist said Thursday.which provides updates on key economic developments over the preceding six months.Harake said that economic growth will only inch up marginally to 1.8 percent this year, helped by a slight improvement in the tourism sector.The report added that value the contribution of the industrial sector averaged 17.4 percent of nominal GDP between 2000 and 2015 compared to 68.3 percent and 4.9 percent for the services and agriculture sectors, respectively.
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