Public entities to cut spending by 20 percent
Newly registered firms up 62 percent in a decade
42 companies bid for solar energy farms
First budget in 12 years passed by Parliament
New taxes suspended by Constitutional Council
President Aoun signs salary scale and tax laws
EDL asks Syria for more electricity
Moody’s: tax hikes, budget are credit positive
GDP growth to accelerate to 2.5 percent this year
Proposed budget has $4.8 billion deficit
Cabinet approves budget and sends it to Parliament
$3 billion bonds issued to repay maturing debts
$1 billion offer to avert tax hike rejected
New taxes and fees: Tobacco, alcohol affected
Half the taxpayers earn below $10,000 annually
Public debt: $75 billion!

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