We work with stakeholders across different sectors to ensure that our members have the necessary support to run and expand their businesses. Being a member of the Association of Lebanese Industrialists (ALI) means accessing a wide network of authorities and institutions on the local and international levels. Members may benefit from a host of services listed below.
50% discount on port fees when importing raw materials for production.
Save thousands of dollars in fees each year. 12 containers a year could save you up to $3,300.
Transport licenses covering the entire Lebanese territory.
You are no longer limited by standard licenses that only allow transportation in two governorates. Take charge of your transportation necessities and lower your expenses by removing the need to hire distributing partners in different regions.
Permission to import fuel.
Save up to 25% on energy expenses by directly importing, without intermediaries, instead of purchasing diesel from the local market.
Custom-free permission to retrieve industrial machines sent to the country of origin for maintenance, provided maintenance is not available locally.
Custom fees typically range between 5% and 15% of the machine’s price. Member can save significant costs by gaining exemption from local customs fees upon retrieving machines sent for maintenance abroad.
50% discount on laboratory tests.
A laboratory test costs between 36,000 LBP and 720,000 LBP, which means you can save 4,536,000 LBP on average for 12 tests conducted.
Facilitating visa processes to attend foreign exhibitions and other business travels.
Being a member of ALI grants you access to our referral letter which accelerates visa proceedings and increases your chances of being granted a visa.
Facilitating the admission of importers and foreign business visitors.
Being a member of ALI grants you access to our referral letter which contributes to enhancing your foreign customers’ experience.
Facilitating the obtainment and renewal of work permits for foreign workers.
Ensuring legal work permits for all personnel is crucial for sustainable business operations.
Consultancy services and assistance in obtaining the Comprehensive Clearance Certificate which is needed for importing, exporting, and upon the renewal of the Industrial Certificate.
ALI assists in processing the Comprehensive Clearance Certificate which saves members demurrage fees, penalty payments on delayed delivery, and other incurred fees.
The association is the main link between local industrialists and international donors. ALI members are the first to know of new projects, technical assistance, and training supported by international donors such as the EU, ILO, UNDP, USAID, UNIDO, and EBRD among others.
Being a member of ALI grants you exclusive benefits that help you expedite your growth. ALI provides members with services that answer their most pressing needs and allow them to further expand their operations.
Access industry circulars concerning a wide range of sector-related topics such as legal, financial, banking, energy, and environmental matters. ALI members also receive our quarterly newsletter covering the latest developments in the industry.
Our members may benefit from financial support when participating in specialized exhibitions abroad. Terms and conditions apply.
Support for Environmental and Energy Projects
ALI has a dedicated office at the Ministry that represents the association and performs a variety of tasks including:
ALI offers its members industry statistics upon request such as import and export trends based on sector, country, and other relevant criteria.
ALI assists its members in acquiring ISO certification to align themselves with industry standards.
Moreover, we provide our members with specialized consultancy services and assistance with public authorities and ministries.