Trade activities of Lebanese businesses will receive a boost from a trade finance limit of up to US$ 75 million to the country’s third-largest lender, Byblos Bank, by the EBRD.
Experts and stakeholders from across Morocco and beyond gathered last week in Rabat for a workshop on “Sustainable Clean Cooking – The outlook for electric cooking in Morocco”. The event, which ran from 4-5 September, was co-hosted by the Moroccan Ministry of Energy, Mines and Sustainable Development, the Moroccan Agency for Energy Efficiency and the International Energy Agency.
The attached statistics covering the first six months of 2019 will also be part of the 2019 Annual Report, which will be submitted by the Commission to the European Parliament later this year.
While geopolitical tensions in the Middle East Gulf remain high, with US sanctions recently extended to more Iranian officials and a Chinese oil importer, as well as another tanker seizure, oil prices (Brent) have eased back from the most recent high of $67/bbl.