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Republic of Cyprus
Commercial Issues

Cyprus Trade Centre in Beirut was established in 2006 and it operates under the auspices of the Cyprus Ministry of Energy, Commerce and Industry, as the Economic and Commercial section of the Embassy of the Republic of Cyprus in Lebanon.

It is one of the fourteen Commercial Centers of the Republic of Cyprus abroad and it is responsible for the promotion of the Trade and Economic relations between Cyprus – Lebanon and Syria.

Our aim is to promote Cyprus products and Services to these 2 countries, but also to provide all the information to the business people to invest in Cyprus.

Our Main Activities

The main activities and objectives of the CTC Beirut are focused on:

    · Promoting the goods and services trade between Cyprus – Lebanon and Syria

    · Promoting Cyprus as an international business and financial investment center

    · Identifying and promoting investment opportunities in Cyprus

    · Providing information on business issues, investment projects, establishing a business in Cyprus and other laws relating to the business environment in Cyprus

    · Identifying business opportunities for Cypriot businesses in Lebanon and Syria

    · Conducting market studies aimed at helping Cypriot entrepreneurs for entering new markets

    · Organize business events, trade delegations, participation in trade fairs and exhibitions in Lebanon and Syria

Contact details:

Cyprus Trade Center
Embassy of Cyprus in Beirut
Mr. Elpidoforos Ilia
Commercial Counsellor
Tel.:+961 5 929 017
Facebook page:

Commercial Issues:

Cyprus has always played a major role as a trading and business center due to its strategic location at the crossroads of three continents. The implementation of wide-ranging structural reforms has led to the creation of new business opportunities for dynamic investors. The island is today the European Union’s south-easternmost outpost, boasting a favorable tax regime, an advanced commercial infrastructure, a conducive business environment, a liberal investment regime and a highly qualified manpower.

For further information regarding investments in Cyprus and for obtaining valuable guidance for the completion of the relevant procedures and formalities please visit

You can also contact directly the Business Facilitation Unit of the Ministry of Energy, Commerce and Industry: or via telephone at: +357-22867193 and

The Ministry of Energy, Commerce and Industry also established the Point of Single Contact (PSC Cyprus) in order to facilitate the establishment of businesses in the services sector and the cross-border provision of services within the internal market. More information can be obtained at:

For trade in products or services, please also contact:

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Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Embassy of the Republic of Cyprus in Beirut