Lebanon Interest Rate

The benchmark interest rate in Lebanon was last recorded at 10 percent. Interest Rate in Lebanon is reported by the Banque du Liban. Interest Rate in Lebanon averaged 16.14 Percent from 1997 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 30 Percent in January of 1998 and a record low of 10 Percent in December of 2009. In Lebanon, the interest rates decisions are taken by the Central Bank of Lebanon (Banque Du Liban). The main interest rate is the Repo Rate. This page provides - Lebanon Interest Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-25

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
10.00 10.00 30.00 10.00 10.00 | 2013/12 1997 - 2014 Percent Monthly

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Lebanon Interest Rate
LIST BY COUNTRY

Money Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Interest Rate 10.00 2014-03-31 10.00 30.00 10.00 10.00 2013-12-31 Percent [+]
Money Supply M0 3156.59 2014-02-28 3165.19 3407.54 2.24 3224.00 2014-02-28 LBP Billion [+]
Money Supply M1 7522.46 2014-02-28 7480.94 7701.94 1.53 7544.88 2014-02-28 LBP Billion [+]
Money Supply M2 69422.00 2014-02-28 68948.50 69422.00 8.57 69104.01 2014-02-28 LBP Billion [+]
Money Supply M3 168339.00 2014-02-28 167232.00 168339.00 10.65 167917.88 2014-02-28 LBP Billion [+]
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Interest Rate | Notes
The interest rate shown on this page refers to the central bank benchmark interest rate. Usually, the central bank benchmark interest rate is the overnight rate at which central banks make loans to the commercial banks under their jurisdiction. Moving the benchmark interest rate, the central bank is able to make an impact on interest rates of commercial banks, inflation level of the country and national currency exchange rate. Reduction of interest rates should bring increase in business activity, a rise in inflation rate and weakening of national currency. In case of increase in interest rates the level of business activity is likely to drop, inflation declines and national currency strengthens.


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Lebanon recorded a trade deficit of 1478.94 USD Million in February of 2014. Balance of Trade in Lebanon is reported by the Banque du Liban.
Lebanon Capital Flows at 1194.60 USD Million  
Capital Flows in Lebanon increased to 1194.60 USD Million in the second quarter of 2013 from -380 USD Million in the first quarter of 2013. Capital Flows in Lebanon is reported by the Banque Du Liban.
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Consumer Price Index (CPI) in Lebanon increased to 101.76 Index Points in March of 2014 from 100.18 Index Points in February of 2014. Consumer Price Index (CPI) in Lebanon is reported by the Central Administration of Statistics, Republic of Lebanon.
Lebanon Consumer Spending at 38005100.00 LBP Million  
Consumer Spending in Lebanon increased to 38005100 LBP Million in 2012 from 36558600 LBP Million in 2011. Consumer Spending in Lebanon is reported by the SESRIC.
Lebanon Current Account at 193.70 USD Million  
Lebanon recorded a Current Account surplus of 193.70 USD Million in February of 2014. Current Account in Lebanon is reported by the Banque du Liban.
Lebanon Exports at 253.06 USD Million  
Exports in Lebanon increased to 253.06 USD Million in February of 2014 from 243.98 USD Million in January of 2014. Exports in Lebanon is reported by the Banque du Liban.
Lebanon GDP Constant Prices at 46593800.00 LBP Million  
GDP Constant Prices in Lebanon increased to 46593800 LBP Million in 2012 from 45905300 LBP Million in 2011. GDP Constant Prices in Lebanon is reported by the SESRIC.
Lebanon Government Budget Value at -207397.00 LBP Million  
Lebanon recorded a government budget deficit of 207397 LBP Million in December of 2013. Government Budget Value in Lebanon is reported by the Ministry Of Finance, Republic of Lebanon.
Lebanon Government Spending at 8069880.00 LBP Million  
Government Spending in Lebanon increased to 8069880 LBP Million in 2012 from 6760020 LBP Million in 2011. Government Spending in Lebanon is reported by the SESRIC.
Lebanon Imports at 1732.00 USD Million  
Imports in Lebanon decreased to 1732 USD Million in February of 2014 from 1872.85 USD Million in January of 2014. Imports in Lebanon is reported by the Banque du Liban.
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