Caretaker Industry Minister Vrej Sabounjian
Beirut - Arab Today
Lebanon's industrial exports in the first 11 months of 2013 rose by 8.1% to $2.642 billion from $2.444 billion in the same period of 2012, the Industry Ministry said Tuesday.
If fuel oil is excluded, total industrial exports in the reporting period could reach $2.351 million.
The ministry noted that the 2013 results were 4.3% lower than the figures for the first 11 months of 2011, according to the (The Daily Star)
Total industrial exports (excluding fuel oil) in the month of November alone last year fell by 9.6% to $218.7 million compared to the same month in 2012.
Among the main Lebanese-made products exported this year were agricultural foodstuffs, garments, chemicals, minerals and precious stones.