Shaping the Future

It is worth mentioning here that the Mediterranean accounts for 29% of the world trade volume during the period from 1995-2005.

It can be divided as follows:-

EU 39%

Asia and Japan 37%

Middle East 15%

Africa Northwest and Sub-Saharan 3%

Rest of the world 6%

The proportion of the European Union’s trade with Northwest and South Saharan countries

86% of its trade is with the remaining African countries.

Also, global trade flows indicate that more than 12% of land freight trade goes to the African continent

From the foregoing, it becomes clear to us that transit trade in Libya is promising if it is strategically planned to use Libyan resources to serve this goal.

Facilitating the means for it, such as sea, land and air transport, and taking the necessary measures to ensure that

Also, creating a market in the country through some local products that depend on raw materials or semi-finished products that can be marketed to both the European Union and the countries of the African continent will have a great long-term impact on the recovery of industry and high-tech projects in Libya

Through the study, the determinants of the site were divided into:

Geographical location and proximity to the target markets.

The region’s competitive efficiency in providing service.

The ability to attract the headquarters of international companies and their branches.


Sea freight and international shipping lines

internal and external determinants


Management skills

Political administration.