Population: 3.96 million
. GNP / capita: 5,310 USD
Area: 1,759,540 sq. km
:: Form of government Socialist People`s Arab Republic
Location: North Africa
Bas. export types: oil
Bas. :: types of import cars, transportation, raw materials, food, chemicals
In the winter, wear a suit. During warmer months, wear lighter. Business cards should be ordered in English / Arabic or French / Arabic. Some businessmen speak English, many in French or Italian. characterized by decision-making committees for leadership style. The negotiations should move slowly, probing the soil. Since 1971, all trade organizations are public and private agents must be citizens of the country. Agents registered by the Ministry of Economy. With government agencies can not compete. In no hurry to Libya. Everything happens in its time. Free day of the week - Friday. By the repulsive attitude to foreigners. Alcohol is forbidden, and seating at the table or on the political or the military base. Local businessmen after work often go to the cafe. If your partner will invite you to his home, grab a gift for the host, but in any case not for his wife. only men present at the event. Try not to talk about Middle East politics and economic support of Libya dissident groups abroad.
The use of prohibited
World events. Try not to talk about politics.
For an invitation to visit other similar events - in writing.
BUSINESS CARDS is recommended to have the Arabic language.
Nobody is in a hurry, everything is happening at the time. Day off - Friday. Working hours: Saturday-Wednesday 8.30-14.00 Thursday 8.30-12.00. Banks: Saturday to Thursday 8-12.30 and 15-17.00. Shops: Saturday to Thursday 8.30-12.00 and 15.00-17.00. American and European stores are closed on Sundays.
Libyan Dinar - 1000 Deer Hami.
FRIENDSHIP / cordiality
Hospitality in official circles depends on the relationship of a foreign state with Libya. By its nature, the Libyans welcoming people.
Women in Business
The dog and pig - unclean animals.
On formal occasions - European, at home - local.
For hand familiar with the meeting embrace. Women are not present.
FOREIGNERS / ATTITUDE
It accepted everywhere.
Officially, all decisions are made by committees. Behind them - the state.
Regional points of relatively free style clothing. Recommended biscuit for evening events - a suit.
NUTRITION / CUSTOMS
Educated people - European.
Conventional gifts recently started taking.
GIFTS / REPRESENTATION
GIFTS entertainment events
Only representative actions on behalf of the state. Private entrepreneurs are not organized.
WORKING / FREE TIME
Working hours: 9-13.00, 15-18.00
Family and friends.
Seating at the table
For political or military principle.
Closed, combining the concept of the whole race.
Gaddafi`s green book, Revolution and pan-Arabism.
Everything connected with Israel and the United States.
Local and European.
Family, work and sometimes a picnic on the coast.
National color - green.
Give to a friend.
Arabic, French, English.
WHAT ELSE SHOULD TAKE INTO ACCOUNT
National holiday - 1.9.