Russian oil engineering companies are reportedly already active in Syria as the Syrian President said that new contracts would be granted to them.
A scheduled bus trip has reportedly been launched between Qamishli and Damascus for the first time in four years, linking again the Iraqi border with the Mediterranean.
Syria’s largest media company had a turnover of less than 600 thousand dollars last year, a reflection of the impact of the war on the country’s companies.
The U.S. has blacklisted more than 200 Syrian individuals linked to a military research centre, though the move is unlikely to have much economic or political impact.
The Central Bank of Syria is reportedly considering issuing dollar-denominated treasury bonds to finance the import of energy products, a prospect that could reflect a disconnect of the financial authorities with economic and political realities.
|Thursday 27 April 2017|
The Syria Report and its editor in chief have been quoted in several international...
The Syria Report was recently quoted in several articles on Syria.