Political uncertainty plunges Lebanon into economic crisis

Officials, economists and bankers warn that political uncertainty is affecting investor confidence.

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    Government officials, economists and bankers are all warning that Lebanon is in an economic crisis and the situation is worsening.

    Workers and trade unions say they are planning protest action to press officials wrangling over portfolios to agree on a new government.

    The political uncertainty is affecting investor confidence and much-needed economic reforms.

     

    Al Jazeera’s Zeina Khodr reports from Beirut.


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