Support to SMEs
Small and Medium size enterprises (SMEs) constitute close to 95% of firms in Lebanon and employ about 50% of the population. SMEs therefore constitute a pillar of the economy and the SME Strategy by the Ministry of Economy and Trade considers SMEs as a key economic engine to foster growth and job creation.
As such, the Ministry of Economy and Trade sees it as its mission to enable the creation of vibrant and globally competitive SMEs which can contribute to employment opportunities and high value-added economy. In that spirit, the Ministry of Economy and Trade is constantly engaged in pushing forward favorable legislation for SMEs, partnering with other institutions and organizations for support programs to SMEs, providing expert talks and patronage to related events, and collecting as well as disseminating information about this sector.
- (19/02/2018) Seminar on the Consumer Protection Law: Between the rights and duties of the professional on March 5 , 2018
- (05/02/2018) Issuing a list of names of new volunteers for the Consumer Protection Directorate for the year 2018
- (30/01/2018) The Ministry of Economy and Trade issues the following statement to control the tariff of private generators
- (04/01/2018) Statement Issued Regarding prices