Budget 2019 articles

Lebanon releases the 2019 citizen budget

Lebanon releases the 2019 citizen budget

Reading Time: 3 minutes The 2019 budget law was subject to long debates that left citizens wondering about the ways the budget would affect their lives. It is a daunting task to make sense of the 1,000 plus black and white pages filled with complex tables, numbers, and graphs. To help non-specialists understand the information in the budget law,

Lebanon ratifies 2019 budget

Reading Time: 8 minutes More than seven months into the fiscal year, Lebanon ratified its 2019 state budget. The law’s passage comes after months of delay and deliberation over expenditure-saving and revenue-boosting measures in what is being dubbed the austerity budget, though more accurately is a reformist one. The 2019 budget is the third in three years, after more