Lebanon economic crisis - The History and Future of Lebanon's Economic Crisis

Can Lebanon get out of the economic and financial crisis? Analysis by Mohamed El Yattioui Professor of International Relations at the University of the Americas in Puebla

The Deliberate Depression has further undermined already weak public services via two effects: i it has significantly increased poverty rates, with a higher number of households unable to afford private substitutables, and thus becoming more dependent on public services; and ii it has threatened the financial viability and basic operability of the sector by raising its costs and lowering its revenues.

Lebanon’s economic crisis: A tragedy in the making

The History and Future of Lebanon's Economic Crisis

Amer Bisat is Head of Sovereign and Emerging Markets alpha at BlackRock and a former IMF economist.

What’s behind Lebanon's economic crisis?

The latter being held by private banks.

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Its electricity plants can't deliver 24-hour power and Lebanon's only reliable export is its human capital.
This distrust and argument for a change in the structure of the government following the incident stemmed from decades of the shifts in the demographic balance and French favoritism.

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    Lebanon. Economic crisis Between January 2020 and April 2021, prices of basic commodities in Lebanon increased by 350%. Taking into account the last two years, the increase amounts to 700%. The value of GDP decreased by about 40% from $55 billion in 2018 to $33 billion in 2020.
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    As one would expect, Lebanon’s economic crisis has caused Lebanese society to deteriorate into chaos. Now, the Lebanese people are enduring what is being described as one of the “ worst economic disasters since the mid-19th century.” Today, 50% of the population now lives below the poverty line.
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    Lebanon, the tiny nation of five million, which borders a hostile Israel, is the world’s third most indebted country. Even before the pandemic hit, the World Bank said Lebanon's economy had contracted last year. Now the virus could shrink it further by 12 percent, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
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    The environmental effects have slowed down the GDP (Gross Domestic Product) to nearly nothing, worsening the economic crisis in Lebanon. In 2018, the Lebanese growth rate was just 0.2 percent. As of 2020, Lebanon carries a $90 billion debt, which is about 170 percent of the nation’s GDP. The second leading age group in Lebanon is the youth group.
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    TACOMA, Washington — For the past 18 months, Lebanon has been engulfed in turmoil. From the devastating Beirut explosion in August 2020 to the outbreak of COVID-19, Lebanon’s already unstable infrastructure has been overwhelmed by crises. As one would expect, Lebanon’s economic crisis has caused Lebanese society to deteriorate into chaos.
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