Economy

31-07-2018
An opposition development fund financed by western countries has announced that it was supporting, for the first time, projects in northeast Syria.
24-07-2018
Updated on July 26, 2018 (see bottom of article): Two cargo ships transporting wheat from Crimea to Syria have been delisted from registries, while a Makhlouf-related businessman has been removed from the EU sanctions list.
24-07-2018
The expected reopening of the Nassib border crossing between Jordan and Syria is being used as a leverage by the Syrian regime for political gains.
17-07-2018
Because of maintenance services, The Syria Report will not publish today.
10-07-2018
The Syrian regime’s control of the Nassib border crossing with Jordan is going to have significant economic and trade consequences.
03-07-2018
Nader Qalei, one of Syria’s most influential businessmen, is charged with violating economic sanctions imposed by Canada, the country where he resides, a Canadian outlet has reported.
03-07-2018
The Syrian government is trying to lure back Syrian investors based in Egypt, a year after a similar attempt largely failed.
03-07-2018
The number of residents in Syria stands at around 19.2 million, according to recent estimates.
02-07-2018
Iran exports to Syria, including radars, continued to increase last year, positioning it as the country’s third largest supplier.
26-06-2018
According to a local media, a Spanish company is considering supplying a photovoltaic power station in Syria, a very rare example of western interest in the Syrian economy.
19-06-2018
Three new Syrian nationals have been indicted by the U.S. Department of Justice for violating sanctions.
19-06-2018
Rami Makhlouf has failed in an appeal to lift EU sanctions imposed on him in 2011.
12-06-2018
Reports on an oil deal between the regime and the PYD have highlighted the continuing prominence of a new Syrian business figure.
12-06-2018
Syria’s revenues from taxes doubled in the past two years, a government official said, although they still stand at only a fraction of their pre-uprising level.
05-06-2018
A decree granting citizenship to dozens of foreigners, including prominent Syrian investors, has created an uproar in Lebanon.

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