Finance

19-09-2017
The value of the Syrian pound relative to the dollar continued to rise in recent weeks although the trend is unlikely to last.
19-09-2017
The Syrian Prime Minister has criticized his predecessor for spending 14 billion dollars of foreign currency reserves, while announcing the doubling of a tax dedicated to finance reconstruction.
05-09-2017
The size of remittances sent by Syrians living in Germany more than tripled last year.
04-09-2017
The value of trading in the Damascus Securities Exchange last month was mostly unchanged as was its main index.
29-08-2017
The relative stable situation in vast parts of western Syria have enabled private commercial banks in the first half of this year to post a slight improvement in their main indicators.
14-08-2017
Lebanon’s BLOM has said that it deconsolidated its Syrian operations in order to protect itself from international sanctions.
07-08-2017
The main index of the Damascus stock exchange rose again slightly in July after several months of decline.
21-07-2017
Updated on July 21, 2017: Syria’s private commercial banks, which saw last year their assets fall to a fraction of what they were in 2010 and now barely breakeven, are unable to finance any meaningful reconstruction drive.
17-07-2017
Revenues from the customs department, which represents a rare source of stable government revenues, increased again in the first half of this year, according to an official.
04-07-2017
The Central Bank of Syria has started circulating a new banknote, for the first time with the face of Bashar Al-Assad on it.
04-07-2017
The return of calm in many parts of Syria does not seem to impress much investors in the Syrian stock market as the main index continued to decline last month.
20-06-2017
Switzerland’s highest court has refused to hear an appeal from the Central Bank of Syria for lifting sanctions on it.
13-06-2017
In the past six weeks, the Syrian pound has gained ground relative to the U.S. dollar, bringing it back to its level of six months ago.
06-06-2017
The Syrian Government has requested public sector entities to prioritise local suppliers at the expense of foreign ones in a bid to save scarce foreign currencies.
05-06-2017
In May, the main index of the Damascus Securities Exchange declined for the first time in months as the amounts traded by investors also fell.

Events

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