Libya

In-depth country-focused analysis on Libya's economic, political and operational risk environment, complemented by detailed sector insight

Our comprehensive assessment of Libya's operating environment and the outlook for its leading sectors are formed by bringing together a wealth of data on global markets that affect Libya, as well as the latest industry developments that could impact Libya's industries. This unique integrated approach has given us an impeccable track-record for predicting important shifts in the markets, ensuring you’re aware of the latest market opportunities and risks in Libya before your competitors.

Libya Country Risk

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Core Views As a result of the intensity of the military campaign in Libya in 2011, a significant degree of productive capacity (both physical and human) throughout the economy has been lost. Road...

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Libya Industry Coverage (7)

Autos

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It appears as though 2013 marked something of a recovery in the Libyan new car sales market, with sales rebounding sharply from the lows reached in 2012. However, despite our forecasts calling for...

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Defence & Security

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BMI View: Libya is at a significant crossroads f ollowing the conclusion of the civil war in 2011 and the end of the 42-year rule of Colonel Muammar Qadhafi. The country is home to an educated...

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Food & Drink

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BMI View: Foreign direct investment in Libya remains suboptimal following the 2011 civil war, although the Middle East Association reported in July 2013 that interest from UK businesses was...

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Infrastructure

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BMI View: Following a 79.0% contraction in real industry value in 2011, we believed that 2013 would be the earliest the construction industry would experience a recovery . The sector saw the...

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Insurance

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BMI View: The limited data that is available suggests that premiums are surging - or, more correctly, recovering from a low base in Libya. The overwhelmingly non-life market of Algeria has also...

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Oil & Gas

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BMI View : The security risks in Libya that we highlighted could threaten the oil and gas industry's recovery in 2012 have played out. Production has fallen rapidly in Q313 on the back of...

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Telecoms

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BMI View : There is a strong level of competition in most North African markets , with the exception of Libya. The country is the exception to most of the trends in the region, a legacy of the...

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