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    BIDS

    The Business Information Database System (BIDS) gives U.S. businesses up to the minute information about significant foreign government and multilateral development bank procurements. Through an interactive map interface, businesses can find new export opportunities, validated by U.S. government economic and commercial experts overseas. Public and private partners can link to or download BIDS data for matchmaking, analysis, or other purposes.  

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    Direct Line for American Business

    The Direct Line for American Business program connects U.S. businesses and American Ambassadors and U.S. mission personnel overseas, making you part of our "country team." You will get up to the minute information on markets vital to your business, and learn about new sectors and tenders to help you expand your business.  

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    BusinessUSA.gov

    BusinessUSA is a White House initiative that serves as an electronic clearing house for U.S. Government information and assistance that relates to business.  

 
U.S. Government Resources
Department of Commerce 
Export.gov 
Export Import Bank of the United States 
National IPR Center 
Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) 
Overseas Private Investment Corporation 
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) 
U.S. Trade and Development Agency 
Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) 
Other Resources in Lebanon 
Public Agencies
-- Central Bank of Lebanon: http://www.bdl.gov.lb 
-- Council for Development and Reconstruction: http://www.cdr.gov.lb 
-- Investment Development Authority of Lebanon: http://www.idal.com.lb 
-- National Archives: http://www.can.gov.lb
-- OGERO: http://www.ogero.gov.lb 
-- Port of Beirut: http://www.portdebeyrouth.com 
Trade Associations
-- American Lebanese Chamber of Commerce: http://www.amcham.org.lb 
-- Association of Banks in Lebanon: http://www.abl.org.lb 
-- Association of Lebanese Industrialists: http://www.ali.org.lb
-- Beirut Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture: http://www.ccib.org.lb
-- Beirut Trader’s Association: http://www.beiruttraders.org 
-- Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture Beirut and Mount Lebanon: http://www.ccib.org.lb
-- Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture of Sidon and South Lebanon: http://www.ccias.org.lb
-- Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture of Tripoli and North Lebanon: http://www.cciat.org.lb 
-- Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture of Zahle and Bekaa: http://www.cciaz.org.lb
-- International Chamber of Commerce: http://www.iccwbo.org 
-- Lebanese Businessmen Association:  http://www.rdcl.org.lb 
-- Lebanese Franchise Association: http://www.lfalebanon.com 
-- Professional Computer Association: http://www.pca.org.lb
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U.S. Government Resources

Other Resources in Lebanon 

Public Agencies

Trade Associations