Economy

14-11-2012
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.
08-11-2012
Libya's General National Congress (GNC) has decided to significantly increase the value of family and housing allowances provided by the state.
05-11-2012
The interim government has approved a resolution to implement daylight saving hours in Libya, with clocks due to go back one hour next weekend.
18-10-2012
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.
14-10-2012
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.
11-10-2012
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.
11-10-2012
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).
08-10-2012
A cabinet decision in late September granted the Ministry of Local Government some LD60m ($47.6m) to cover the costs of elected local councils.
03-10-2012
Government revenues from sources other than oil exports plummeted in 2011, making up around 6% of total state income for the year.
02-10-2012
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.
27-09-2012
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.
25-09-2012
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.
24-09-2012
A new board has been appointed to oversee the state-owned Green Holding Company, which has around a dozen subsidiaries operating in various sectors.
18-09-2012
Libya's General Authority for Investment Promotion and Privatisation says it will organise three 'investor conferences' in Misrata, Benghazi and Tripoli.
11-09-2012
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.