Overview of best prospect sectors, major infrastructure projects, significant government procurements and business opportunities
In the long-term, however, there may be opportunities for international companies in the energy, water, waste, safety and security, fast-food franchising, healthcare, and information and communications technology (ICT) sectors. Within the energy sector, there may be opportunities for power generation and renewable energy projects. Although Lebanon is looking to issue additional licenses for offshore hydrocarbon exploration, its second licensing round has been postponed four times since 2020. Large infrastructure projects may be possible once again if Lebanon acceds to an IMF program, restructures its debt, and returns to international capital markets.