iloubnan.info : Lebanon's information portal http://www.iloubnan.info/en/rssactu International http://www.iloubnan.info/ iloubnan.info http://www.iloubnan.info/ http://www.iloubnan.info/img/blacklogo.png 194 39 iloubnan.info Prices of stock under construction in Beirut by neighborhood in 2016 http://www.iloubnan.info/business/93144/Prices-of-stock-under-construction-in-Beirut-by-neighborhood-in-2016 Real estate advisory firm RAMCO reveals that the average sales prices of apartments under construction in different neighborhoods of Beirut vary between USD 2,148 and USD 8,500 per SQM on the first floor. These are asking prices http://www.iloubnan.info/business/93144/Prices-of-stock-under-construction-in-Beirut-by-neighborhood-in-2016 Coincident Indicator up 6% year-on-year in first four months of 2016 http://www.iloubnan.info/business/93112/Coincident-Indicator-up-6percent-year-on-year-in-first-four-months-of-2016 The Central Bank's Coincident Indicator, an index of economic activity in Lebanon, reached 297.6 points in April 2016 compared to 296.1 in March 2016 and 288.2 in April 2015, Byblos Bank's Lebanon This Week reported. The http://www.iloubnan.info/business/93112/Coincident-Indicator-up-6percent-year-on-year-in-first-four-months-of-2016 Beirut airport passengers up 7% in first five months of 2016 http://www.iloubnan.info/business/93111/Beirut-airport-passengers-up-7percent-in-first-five-months-of-2016 Figures released by the Hariri International Airport (HIA) show that the number of airport passengers (arrivals, departures, transit) totaled 2,700,119 in the first five months of 2016, constituting an increase of 7.2% from 2,518,137 http://www.iloubnan.info/business/93111/Beirut-airport-passengers-up-7percent-in-first-five-months-of-2016 Lebanon gross public debt at $72bn at end-April 2016 http://www.iloubnan.info/business/93072/Lebanon-gross-public-debt-at-72bn-at-end-April-2016 Lebanon's gross public debt reached $71.7bn at the end of April 2016, constituting an increase of 1.9% from $70.3bn at end-2015 and a rise of 3.1% from $69.5bn at the end of April 2015, Byblos Bank's Lebanon This Week reported. In http://www.iloubnan.info/business/93072/Lebanon-gross-public-debt-at-72bn-at-end-April-2016 Demand for residential real estate regresses in first quarter of 2016 http://www.iloubnan.info/business/93065/Demand-for-residential-real-estate-regresses-in-first-quarter-of-2016 Demand for residential real estate in Lebanon contracted in the first quarter of 2016, as reflected by the results of the Byblos Bank Real Estate Demand Index. Byblos Bank's Lebanon This Week reported that the Index averaged 42.5 http://www.iloubnan.info/business/93065/Demand-for-residential-real-estate-regresses-in-first-quarter-of-2016 Placing the first stone of the digital incubator of ESA: SMART ESA http://www.iloubnan.info/business/93043/Placing-the-first-stone-of-the-digital-incubator-of-ESA:-SMART-ESA The 27th of May witnessed two outstanding events in the history and development of ESA. A forum entitled “Competencies Capital- 20 years of cooperation” organized by the embassy of France in Beirut celebrated the anniversary http://www.iloubnan.info/business/93043/Placing-the-first-stone-of-the-digital-incubator-of-ESA:-SMART-ESA Over 50% of young Arabs say this generation is more entrepreneurial than the one before (survey) http://www.iloubnan.info/business/93040/Over-50percent-of-young-Arabs-say-this-generation-is-more-entrepreneurial-than-the-one-before-survey Young Arabs are increasingly positive about entrepreneurship with more than half believing members of this generation are more likely to start a business than the previous one. The key finding from the Eighth Annual ASDA’A http://www.iloubnan.info/business/93040/Over-50percent-of-young-Arabs-say-this-generation-is-more-entrepreneurial-than-the-one-before-survey Agreement to support Lebanese exports to European Union http://www.iloubnan.info/business/93003/Agreement-to-support-Lebanese-exports-to-European-Union The Netherlands-based Center for the Promotion of Imports from developing countries (CBI) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Investment Development Authority of Lebanon (IDAL), along with the Chamber of Commerce, Industry http://www.iloubnan.info/business/93003/Agreement-to-support-Lebanese-exports-to-European-Union Why enterprises in Lebanon need an “Open Hybrid Cloud” http://www.iloubnan.info/business/93002/Why-enterprises-in-Lebanon-need-an-Open-Hybrid-Cloud Before getting into the detail of why enterprises in Lebanon need an open hybrid cloud, let’s take a look at the building blocks. An open hybrid cloud consists of five core pillars: The first pillar is the capability to empower http://www.iloubnan.info/business/93002/Why-enterprises-in-Lebanon-need-an-Open-Hybrid-Cloud Ramco Beirut Residential Price Index shows 1,2% drop in 2015 http://www.iloubnan.info/business/92996/Ramco-Beirut-Residential-Price-Index-shows-12percent-drop-in-2015 For the second consecutive year, real estate advisory firm RAMCO has just released its RAMCO Residential Price Index of Beirut. According to the latest RAMCO Price Index, the price of apartments under construction in Beirut has dropped http://www.iloubnan.info/business/92996/Ramco-Beirut-Residential-Price-Index-shows-12percent-drop-in-2015