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Customs receipts up 6% to $1.6bn in first 10 months of 2010

Customs revenues reached $1.63bn in the first 10 months of 2010, up 5.8% from $1.53bn in the same period last year. Custom revenues totaled $161.7m in October 2010 compared to $167.2m in September and to $166m in October 2009. The Port of Beirut continues to be the main point of customs receipts, accounting for 87.8% of the total in first 10 months of 2010, and was followed by the Hariri International Airport with 5.4%, the Port of Tripoli with 3.4%, and the Masnaa crossing point with 2% of the total. Customs receipts from the value-added tax totaled $1.25bn in the first 10 months of the year.
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