HISTORY. After 20 years’ French mandatory regime, the Lebanon was proclaimed independent at Beirut on 26 Nov. 1941. On 27 Dec. 1943 an agreement was signed between representatives of the French National Committee of Liberation and of Lebanon, by which most of the powers and capacities exercised hitherto by France were transferred as from 1 Jan. 1944 to the Lebanese Government. The evacuation of foreign troops was completed in Dec. 1946.
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- STATISTICAL INFORMATION. Import and export figures are produced by the Conseif Superieur des Douanes. The Service de Statistique Generate (M. A. G. Ayad, Chef du Service) publishes a quarterly bulletin fin French and Arabic) covering a wide range of subjects, including foreign trade production statistics and estimates of the national income.Google Scholar
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