Strategic Plan 2016-2020

Plan Type: Sectoral Plan

Member State: Lebanon

Coverage Period: -

Document Language: English

GOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

Strategic Plan 2016-2020

January 2016

The industrial sector suffers from many problems caused by the chaos and massive destruction of infrastructure as a result of war. Therefore, the Ministry of Industry has formulated a comprehensive vision (Lebanon Industry 2025) to revive the pioneering role of this sector and to contribute to the increase of industrial productivity and competitiveness.

Pillars & Objectives

Pillar: Promote the local market
  • Support the small and medium-sized enterprises and craft associations
  • Organize industrial regions and facilitate their creation in all Lebanese regions
  • Protect and support the national industry to increase its production and competitiveness
Pillar: Enhance exports
  • Collaborate with Lebanese delegations, international organizations, and the European governments and embassies working in Lebanon to promote new external markets and participate in international exhibitions
  • Align national industrial products with national and European conditions and specifications
  • Activate legal texts supporting the increase of exports
Pillar: Develop the new knowledge industry
  • Encourage and develop the new knowledge industry
  • Encourage innovation and research
  • Participate in innovation and research at the financial, operational and human levels, and support sectors willing to improve technologically
  • Encourage innovation abilities in coordination with governmental and non-governmental authorities