Economy

25-07-2017
The closure of one of the oldest shops in the traditional Hamidiyeh Souk in Damascus has highlighted the widespread suspicions generated by government decisions in the economic field.
25-07-2017
The Syrian government announced last week the allocation of billions of pounds to the Homs province almost exclusively dedicated to communities supportive of the regime and areas inhabited by religious minorities.
18-07-2017
The European Union has added 16 Syrian individuals who are mostly affiliated with its chemicals programme to its sanctions list.
18-07-2017
ESCWA estimates that the losses in physical capital incurred by Syria in the past six years amounts to USD 100 billion.
17-07-2017
The United States has provided a new grant to an opposition-affiliated fund that operates in Syria’s north and south.
11-07-2017
Despite the massive physical destruction Syria has suffered, the disruption of its economic system has had a much higher impact on its economy, a report by the World Bank says.
11-07-2017
The Syrian Government is seeking to attract Chinese investors but these seem reluctant to take the Syria risk.
20-06-2017
The launch of a new car assembly plant in Syria, the second in the space of four months only, has served to highlight the steady rise to prominence of an increasingly powerful businessman.
20-06-2017
Syria has reduced customs duties on manufacturing inputs by 50 percent in a bid to encourage local production and reduce imports.
13-06-2017
Several prominent Syrian businessmen, under pressure by the regime, have sold their assets to members of the new business elite, a reflection of how the war is changing the Syrian business landscape.
13-06-2017
Dozens of thousands of Syrian refugees in Turkey have returned to Syria in areas controlled by the Free Syrian Army, according to Turkish officials.
06-06-2017
All dams on the Euphrates River are now under the control of the Kurds, a fact that has important economic and political implications.
30-05-2017
Petrofac said last week that its CEO, Syrian-British businessman Ayman Asfari, would remain in his post but would not be involved in any matters connected to an ongoing investigation on its ties with Unaoil, a company suspected of corruption and money laundering.
30-05-2017
The European Union extended its sanctions against Syria for one year and listed three more individuals to its blacklist.
30-05-2017
The Higher Council for Public Private Partnership has listed a number of projects to be offered to private investors, although very few appear likely to be launched any time soon.

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