Lebanese central bank governor Riad Salameh ha said the country’s economic growth is expected to rise to more than 2% in 2013, noting stimulus plans were helping to eke out expansion in the country bordering war-torn Syria, Reuters has reported. “If the political environment remains amenable, the season in which Lebanon achieves the most growth is between June and September. So it is possible that we could exceed this number,” Salameh at said at an economic conference in Beirut. The 2012 growth rate was estimated at 1.5%.

 

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