Economy

05-06-2018
A decree granting citizenship to dozens of foreigners, including prominent Syrian investors, has created an uproar in Lebanon.
05-06-2018
The Syrian government is increasing the pay of its soldiers by 30 percent.
05-06-2018
The Syrian regime is clamping down on Ayman Jaber, one of Syria’s most prominent warlords and a long-time business partner of the Assad family.
04-06-2018
Syria’s inflation rate continued to decelerate rapidly in the Spring of 2017, falling below 30 percent for the first time in three years, official data show.
04-06-2018
Syria’s main opposition-affiliated fund has decided to finance two development projects worth a combined EUR 19 million in the south of the country.
29-05-2018
The Syrian government has announced that it was allocating funds to rehabilitate the areas it has recently taken back from the opposition, although it doesn’t seem to have the money to do so.
29-05-2018
The European Union has extended one more year its economic sanctions on Syria.
22-05-2018
A Syrian investor, despite being a close associate of Samer Foz, has seen his assets frozen by the Syrian government for the second time in the space of five years.
15-05-2018
The Syrian Government has removed the name of this prominent overseas businessman from its blacklist potentially indicating his return to the country.
15-05-2018
As battles recede in most of western Syria, the country’s warlords appear to be integrating increasingly into the formal economy.
15-05-2018
Syria’s gross domestic product fell in 2016 to a fifth of its pre-uprising value according to official statistics released for the first time.
08-05-2018
A Jordanian business delegation arrived today in Damascus, the largest such gathering of businessmen coming to Syria from its southern neighbour for at least five years.
08-05-2018
Syria and North Korea signed last week new bilateral economic cooperation agreements in the education, industrial and customs fields.
01-05-2018
The Ministry of Economy has provided new data on the number and types of companies established in Syria.
01-05-2018
The annual international donors conference for Syria managed to collect much less than last year and than the expectations of international agencies.

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