Includes information on average tariff rates and types that U.S. firms should be aware of when exporting to the market.
More than 83 percent of imported goods are subject to duties equal to or below five percent. The Lebanese Customs Administration’s website provides a searchable database that displays import duties by tariff number.
With minor exceptions, European goods are exempted from customs fees in accordance with the European Mediterranean Association Agreement and the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) agreement, effective March 1, 2015. In addition, goods from several Arab countries are also exempted from customs fees in accordance with the Greater Arab Free Trade Area (GAFTA) Agreement. Produce traders have reported that the Ministry of Agriculture does not grant import licenses for fruit.