The outgoing prime minister, Abdelrahim al-Keib, has announced the launch of a new Marriage Support Fund to be managed by the Ministry of Social Affairs.
Libya's General National Congress (GNC) has decided to significantly increase the value of family and housing allowances provided by the state.
The interim government has approved a resolution to implement daylight saving hours in Libya, with clocks due to go back one hour next weekend.
Libya's overall balance of payments stood at LD4.2bn ($3.3bn) in 2011, with the current account surplus reaching 1.3% of GDP against 19.8% in 2010.
Libyan families will receive a special LD1,000 ($800) payment from the government to mark the Eid al-Adha feast, which this year takes place in late October.
In its October economic forecasts, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) estimates that real GDP growth in Libya will be 122% in 2012 and 16.7% in 2013, but forecasts oil revenues to remain flat until at least 2017.
Preliminary data from the Central Bank of Libya (CBL) shows that real GDP fell by 61.2% in 2011 as a result of the conflict, reaching LD20.1bn ($16bn).
A cabinet decision in late September granted the Ministry of Local Government some LD60m ($47.6m) to cover the costs of elected local councils.
Government revenues from sources other than oil exports plummeted in 2011, making up around 6% of total state income for the year.
Central Bank of Libya (CBL) figures show that the country recorded a trade surplus in 2011, despite plummeting revenues from oil exports during the conflict.
The head of Libya’s General Authority for Investment Promotion and Privatisation told The Libya Report that the body will be “fully prepared” by next year to support investors.
The South Africa-based Rand Merchant Bank (RMB) has ranked Libya in seventh place in the 2012 edition of its 'Where to Invest in Africa' report.
A new board has been appointed to oversee the state-owned Green Holding Company, which has around a dozen subsidiaries operating in various sectors.
Libya's General Authority for Investment Promotion and Privatisation says it will organise three 'investor conferences' in Misrata, Benghazi and Tripoli.
Official figures show that government spending jumped in July, although total expenditure for the first seven months of the year still remains below budget projections.