How to start a business

The Guideline to establishing businesses and Institutions includes the country-specific trade and investment laws, and the stages of business establishment in its three stages (planning, preparation and incorporation) with the definition of the legal structure for a number of business types as well as a list of all necessary procedures, relevant documents and official authorities.

Investment laws in Lebanon

Investment in Lebanon is subject to the Law 360 of 2001, of which the most important is :

The establishment of the Public Institution for Investment Promotion in Lebanon, which has a legal entity and administrative and financial independence, and which is attached to the Prime Minister, who exercises the guardianship authority over it

Exemptions, rebates and facilities granted to the investment projects covered by the provisions of this Law