Aleppo (1353)

23-01-2018

The Homs city council has signed a new management contract for the city’s only four-star hotel.

23-01-2018

Egyptian President AbdulFattah Al-Sisi inaugurated last week near Cairo a large textile plant by one of Syria’s most prominent industrialists, who looks set never to return to his home country.

16-01-2018

Syria’s dramatically poor rainfalls are threatening to have serious economic consequences this year.

09-01-2018

Data as well as official decisions by the Syrian government confirm that its spending priorities continue to go to its core constituency of the coastal area in addition to the families of the soldiers who died fighting for the regime.

09-01-2018

The Syrian opposition is planning to open three new crossings in its northern Aleppo enclave to help boost trade with nearby regions.

02-01-2018

The Syrian government’s attempts to lure Russian direct investments, including in the cement industry, have limited chances of succeeding.

19-12-2017

The Free Syria Chamber of Commerce and Industry, an opposition business lobbying group, has elected its new board of directors.

12-12-2017

An opposition-affiliated fund has announced that it will be investing more than USD 10 million in development projects in the southern governorate of Quneitra.

12-12-2017

A selection of reports, papers and articles on Syria.

21-11-2017

The opening of a crossing between opposition and regime-held areas in the province of Hama has highlighted the continued economic and trade dependency of the two parties.

14-11-2017

Despite losing billions in the past years, Syria’s transport sector can still rely on its infrastructure that is mostly functioning.

07-11-2017

A decision by the government to facilitate the import of textile fabrics has created wide protests among powerful Aleppo manufacturers and highlighted the contradictory interests of the Syrian business community.

07-11-2017

The government’s reconstruction committee has announced that it would allocate money for the areas of Deir-ez-Zor that were taken back from the Islamic State last week.

31-10-2017

This table provides data on the nominal and current capacity of the power generation plants operated by the state-owned electricity utility.

17-10-2017

Production and trade of garments; building of housing properties

17-10-2017

The Ministry of Transport is preparing a draft law for the establishment of a state-owned airport operator.

10-10-2017

A meeting by the Syrian and Russian governments today has yielded surprisingly little results, in an additional sign of the difficulties facing Syria’s reconstruction ambitions.

10-10-2017

The Interim Government of the Syrian opposition has taken over the control of a border crossing between Turkey and northern Syria, which will enable it to have its first relatively significant source of independent revenues.

10-10-2017

Lafarge, the French building materials global company, reportedly paid various armed groups in Syria, including the Islamic State, in order to protect its factory located in the north of the country as it hoped to remain operating and benefit from reconstruction.

26-09-2017

The Syrian government has approved a plan to restore its authority and activities in the city of Deir-ez-Zor following the success of its troops in lifting the siege on the city earlier this month, while looting by regime militias spreads to the countryside.

25-09-2017

The text of the speech of Walid Al-Mouallem in New-York on September 23, 2017.

19-09-2017

Syria and Iran signed last week several agreements in the electricity sector worth hundreds of millions of dollars although most of them will likely remain ink on paper.

12-09-2017

The Syrian government announced last week that a Greek-Italian consortium had begun works on a new power plant in Deir Ali near Damascus, in what is likely the largest ongoing engineering project in the country, although how it plans to pay for it remains a mystery.

05-09-2017

The number of real estate transactions in Syria's fourteen provinces between 2010 and 2016.

04-09-2017

After years of suspension, power supplies to the city of Aleppo have been restored by the Syrian authorities.

29-08-2017

Syria is seeing the opening of its first private sector brewery, a relatively small, but symbolic, investment.

22-08-2017

The Cham Hotels Group, the largest hotel operator in the country, has reported an increase in its revenues in the first half of this year, although they stand at only a fraction of their pre-uprising level.

08-08-2017

The table below lists all the Syrian companies contracted by UN agencies in 2016. The data include the name of the companies, the subject of the contracts and their value.

08-08-2017

Syria’s oil and gas production continues to increase incrementally as a potential deal with the PYD may add significant more volumes to the government’s control.

08-08-2017

The volume of wheat purchased by the Syrian government from its farmers will fall sharply again this year, an official has said.

25-07-2017

A weekly selection of reports, papers and articles on Syria.

25-07-2017

Syria’s wheat and barley production increased this year while the improvement in security has helped reduce price inflation on many agricultural products, a report by the FAO has found.

25-07-2017
18-07-2017

The list below includes the names of all the individuals that have been blacklisted by the European Union since the beginning of the Syrian uprising in March 2011.

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

A weekly selection of reports, papers and articles on Syria.

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

A weekly selection of reports, papers and articles on Syria.

20-06-2017

Traffic at Syrian airports declined by more than three quarters since 2011 although it somewhat stabilized in the past two years, official data show.