GLOBAL CONNECTIONS: the Near/Middle East
1994: The Lebanese economy rebounds four years after the end of the civil war.

Inflation drops from 75 percent to 18 percent as the economy rebounds after the end of the civil war. Beirut's absence from the international banking scene has led to the ascendance of Amman and Tel Aviv as Middle East banking centers, but the Lebanese government instates financial and commercial measures that will return Beirut to prominence in banking and tourism in the 1990s.

WWW World Fact Book: Lebanon
http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications /factbook/geos/le.html

Country profile and history of Lebanon