Aoun Stresses Need for 'Promotion of Lebanese Products'إقرأ هذا الخبر بالعربية
President Michel Aoun stressed during talks with a Canadian delegation on Monday the need to facilitate the promotion and marketing of Lebanese products worldwide, the National News Agency reported on Monday.
Aoun told the delegation that the new air route between Beirut and Madrid will help increase traffic between Lebanese residents and those living abroad.
A report published in 2017 said that Lebanon was the 72nd largest market for U.S. exports in 2016, according to U.S. Department of Commerce statistics. The Lebanese Customs Authority reported that Lebanon’s total imports in 2016 reached USD 18.705 billion, of which USD 1.184 billion came from the United States.
In 2016, the United States ranked as Lebanon’s third largest trading partner behind China and Italy.