Economy

01-11-2003
The gathering was the largest business event of the year in Syria. In spite of a reduced number of participants from Europe, because of the regional political instability, it was a clear organizational and marketing success for Syria.
01-11-2003
The Ministry of Industry is opening the way for private investors to take in charge the management of its food processing plants .
01-11-2003
The Syrian Government has adopted the 2004 budget and sent the draft law to Parliament.
01-11-2003
The Parliament has passed a new income tax law that reduces tax rates and provides new exemptions for the lower paid wage earners.
01-10-2003
Syria has witnessed a 10% increase in Foreign Direct Investment inward flows in 2002 according to the latest World Investment Report (WIR) of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).
01-10-2003
A Syrian Moroccan Businessmen Council has been set up.
01-07-2003
Syria's Higher Investment Council (HIC) licensed in its latest meeting 50 new investment projects put forward by private investors.
01-07-2003
Besides the on-going negotiations to reform the public industrial sector, other state-owned companies are trying to reform their managerial methods in order to adapt to their increasingly market-oriented business environment.
01-07-2003
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has released its annual Human Development Report.
01-06-2003
After its latest meeting, the Higher Investment Council released a new list of projects that were licensed to benefit from the Investment Law incentives.
01-06-2003
The Government is set to approve and send to Parliament a number of long-awaited laws. Among them is a new Commercial and trade law as well as a new customs law.
01-06-2003
The Syrian Government has finalised its draft text on the economic reform programme (ERP) it hopes to put in place in order to overhaul the Syrian economy and help it overcome the strong structural obstacles and stagnant economic growth it has now been...
01-05-2003
In spite of an official desire, in both Damascus and Beirut, of a strengthening of the economic relations between the two countries, the official level of bilateral trade continues to remain extremely modest and even witnessed a sharp fall last year. In spite of an official desire, in both Damascus and Beirut, of a strengthening of the economic relations between the two countries, the official level of bilateral trade continues to remain extremely modest and even witnessed a sharp fall last year.
01-04-2003
Syria's Higher Investment Council approved 65 industrial and transport investment projects worth more than SYP10 billion (US$192.3 million) in its latest meeting on March 6, the second since the beginning of the year.
01-04-2003
Besides its political message, the reported simultaneous destruction by the US and British air forces of the Iraqi-Syrian oil pipeline, of parts of a railway link between the two countries as well as of the Syrian Trade Centre in Baghdad is more than a...

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