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Lebanon: In-depth PEST Insights

Lebanon: In-depth PEST Insights


This PEST country analysis report on Lebanon provides a holistic view of the country, with insightful analysis of current and future issues, supplemented with relevant quantitative data to support trend analysis.

Key Highlights

  • The political landscape section discusses the evolution of the political scenario in Lebanon, as well as the country's economic, social, foreign, and defense policies. The section also discusses the country's performance according to World Bank Governance Indicators.
  • The economic landscape section outlines the evolution of Lebanon's economy, as well as the country's performance in terms of GDP growth, composition by sector (agriculture, industry, and services), fiscal situation, international investment position, monetary situation, credit disbursement, banking sector, and employment.
  • The social landscape section analyzes the government's social welfare policies, as well as the country's performance in terms of healthcare, income distribution, and education.
  • Understand the political system in Lebanon through analysis of key figures in the country and governance indicators.
  • Understand the economic situation in Lebanon through a balanced assessment of core macroeconomic issues.
  • Understand customer demographics in Lebanon through analysis of income distribution and the rural-urban split, as well as healthcare and education.
  • Understand the technological landscape in Lebanon through analysis of relevant laws and policies, as well as patents data.
Reasons to buy
  • What is the outlook in Lebanon in terms of political stability, policies towards business, and the popularity of the government?
  • How does Lebanon perform in terms of GDP growth, its fiscal situation, international investment position, monetary situation, and employment?
  • How does Lebanon perform in terms of healthcare, income distribution, and education?
  • How does Lebanon perform in terms of technology-intensive sectors like IT, life sciences, and R&D expenditure trends?

Overview 2
Catalyst 2
Summary 2
Key Highlights 2
Key Developments (Jan 2017 to May 2018) 3
Key Facts and Geographic Location 8
Key Facts 8
Geographical Location 9
Political Landscape 10
Summary 10
Evolution 10
Structure and Policies 12
Key Political Figures 12
Government Structure 12
Provincial governments 12
Key Political Parties 12
Key Policies 13
Economic 13
International relations 13
Performance 13
Governance Indicators 13
Economic Landscape 15
Summary 15
Evolution 15
Structure and Policies 16
Financial System 16
Financial authorities and regulators 16
Performance 17
GDP and Growth Rate 17
GDP Composition by Sector 19
Fiscal Situation 22
Foreign Trade 23
International Investment Position 23
Monetary Situation 24
Social Landscape 25
Summary 25
Evolution 25
Structure and Policies 25
Demographic Composition 25
Education 27
Healthcare 27
Performance 28
Healthcare 28
Income distribution 28
Standard of living 28
Education 29
Technological Landscape 30
Summary 30
Structure and Policies 30
Overview 30
Intellectual property 30
Research and development 30
Performance 30
Telecommunications, Broadband, and Internet 30
Ask the analyst 32
About MarketLine 32
Disclaimer 32
List of Tables
Table 1: Lebanon - Key Facts, 2018 8
Table 2: Mid-year Population by Age (% of Total Population), 2017 26
List of Figures
Figure 1: Map of Lebanon 9
Figure 2: Lebanon - Key Political Events Timeline 11
Figure 3: Lebanon - Head of State 12
Figure 5: Evolution of GDP Growth in Lebanon, 2007-2017 16
Figure 6: GDP and GDP Growth Rate (Constant Prices) of Lebanon, 2012-2022f 18
Figure 7: Sector Specific GDP in Lebanon, 2016 19
Figure 8: Agricultural Output in Lebanon, 2011-2016 20
Figure 9: Industrial Output in Lebanon, 2011-2016 21
Figure 10: Services Output in Lebanon, 2012-2016 22
Figure 11: Trade Position in Lebanon, 2011-2015 23
Figure 12: Consumer Price Index (CPI) and CPI-based Inflation in Lebanon, 2012-2022f 24
Figure 13: Major Religions in Lebanon 27
Figure 14: Healthcare Expenditure, 2011-2017 28
Figure 14: Public expenditure on education in Lebanon, 2010-16 29
Figure 15: Internet Users and penetration, 2013-2017 31

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