Lebanon - Country Commercial Guide
Agricultural Sector
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According to Lebanese Customs statistics (chapters 1-24), Lebanon’s total agricultural imports reached $2.8 billion in 2022, of which $87 million, or 3.1 percent, was from the United States.  Major U.S. agricultural exports to Lebanon include oil seeds and oleaginous fruits ($29 million), edible fruits and nuts ($22 million), miscellaneous edible preparations ($10 million), and cereals ($1 million).  Lebanon’s weak economy has led to large decreases in most agricultural import categories.  There have been some local attempts at import substitution in the agricultural sector, although Lebanon will continue to rely on imports for a large percentage of its food needs (up to 80 percent).


Lebanese Customs Administration

Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS)

Contact for the Commercial Section that covers the agriculture sector: Naaman Tayyar, Head of Commercial Section, Email: Naaman.Tayyar@trade.gov.