Tuesday January 22 2019
Lebanon Inflation Rate at 3.98 percent


Lebanon's consumer price inflation slowed to a 17-month low of 3.98 percent year-on-year in December of 2018 from 5.83 percent in the previous month. Inflation eased for: housing & utilities (4.24 pct vs 6.78 pct in November); food & non-alcoholic beverages (6.18 pct vs 6.69 pct); transport (1.14 pct vs 6.21 pct); health (2.51 pct vs 2.54 pct); clothing & footwear (9.66 pct vs 13.60 pct); household goods & furnishings (5.03 pct vs 5.16 pct) and recreation & culture (5.36 pct vs 6.20 pct). On the other hand, inflation was steady for communication (at 0.83 pct) and education (at 5.40 pct). Meanwhile, prices increased faster for both miscellaneous goods & services (2.28 pct vs 2.20 pct) and alcoholic beverages and tobacco (1.43 pct vs 1.39 pct). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went down 0.94 percent, after increasing by 0.14 percent in November.





Tuesday January 22 2019
Lebanon Inflation Rate MoM at -0.94 percent


The Consumer Price Index in Lebanon decreased 0.94 percent in December of 2018 over the previous month.





Tuesday January 22 2019
Lebanon Food Inflation at 6.18 percent


Cost of food in Lebanon increased 6.18 percent in December of 2018 over the same month in the previous year.





Tuesday January 22 2019
Lebanon CPI Transportation at 93.15 Index Points


The transportation sub-index of the CPI basket in Lebanon decreased to 93.15 Index Points in December of 2018 from 97.32 Index Points in November of 2018.





Tuesday January 22 2019
Lebanon CPI Housing at 107.28 Index Points


CPI Housing Utilities in Lebanon decreased to 107.28 Index Points in December from 108.55 Index Points in November of 2018.





Tuesday January 22 2019
Lebanon Consumer Price Index (CPI) at 108.02 Index Points


Consumer Price Index CPI in Lebanon decreased to 108.02 Index Points in December from 109.04 Index Points in November of 2018.





Monday January 21 2019
Lebanon - Credit Rating at 31.25


Moody’s Investors Service downgraded on 21 January 2019 Lebanon’s sovereign credit rating to ‘Caa1’ from from ‘B3’ and the outlook to stable from negative, citing as main triggers behind the revision the heightened risk that the government's response to increased liquidity and financial stability risks will include a debt rescheduling or other liability management exercise that may constitute a default. Standard & Poor's credit rating for Lebanon stands at B- with stable outlook. Fitch's credit rating for Lebanon was last reported at B- with negative outlook.





Tuesday January 15 2019
Lebanon Interest Rate at 10.00 percent


The benchmark interest rate in Lebanon was last recorded at 10 percent.





Tuesday January 08 2019
Lebanon Gold Reserves at 286.80 Tonnes


Gold Reserves in Lebanon remained unchanged at 286.80 Tonnes in the fourth quarter of 2018 from 286.80 Tonnes in the third quarter of 2018.





Monday January 07 2019
Lebanon Social Security Rate at 25.50 percent


The Social Security Rate in Lebanon stands at 25.50 percent.