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20-12-2016

The text of the interview of Bashar Al-Assad by two Russian broadcasters on December 15, 2016.

20-12-2016

Only a week after the announcement that Aleppo Airport will resume its operations soon, flights have resumed at Lattakia’s Bassel Al-Assad airport.

13-12-2016

The poor level of construction activity is leading to an increase in stockpiles at Syrian cement manufacturing companies.

22-11-2016

The text of the interview of Bashar Al-Assad by Portuguese TV channel RTP on November 15, 2016.

15-11-2016
A French NGO has filed a lawsuit against French cement producer Lafarge and its Syrian subsidiary for its alleged past dealings with the Islamic State.

15-11-2016
Portland cement production in the first nine months of this year remained stable on annual basis, official data show.

08-11-2016

The text of the interview of Bashar Al-Assad by Serbian newspaper Politika on November 03, 2016. The transcript is by SANA, the Syrian state news agency.

08-11-2016

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

08-11-2016

While the Syrian Pound continues to lose ground in the local foreign currency market, its rate of decline is slower since the beginning of the summer.

01-11-2016

Bank Audi, Lebanon’s largest banking grouping, has announced that it has written-off its investment in Syria and that its representatives in the bank’s board of directors have resigned.

25-10-2016

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

25-10-2016

The text of the interview of Bashar Al-Assad by Swiss TV channel SRF 1 on October 19, 2016. The transcript is by SANA, the Syrian state news agency.

11-10-2016

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

04-10-2016

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

04-10-2016

The destruction of dozens of small cafés and shops located on the seaside of Jableh, apparently to make way to a large real estate development project, has created significant discontent in this coastal town traditionally supportive of the regime.

04-10-2016

A decision by the Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Protection has reduced the profit margins of wholesalers and retailers for a number of products.

04-10-2016

A UN-appointed committee has published a report that contains a number of recommendations to offset the impact of western sanctions on humanitarian aid in Syria.

27-09-2016

This document is the text of the latest resolution passed by the European Union Council on September 20 and imposing sanctioons on the Islamic State and Al-Qaida.

13-09-2016

The text below is the transition plan presented by the High Negotiation Commission, the main opposition's body in charge of negotiating an end to the Syrian war, in London on September 07, 2016.

13-09-2016

General trading

06-09-2016

The total value of contracts awarded to Syrian companies by United Nations agencies last year was close to USD 200 million, according to a UN document.

30-08-2016

The UN has been granting dozens of millions of dollars to companies associated with the regime, a report from The Guardian has found.

30-08-2016

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

30-08-2016

The full draft of the Caesar Syria Civilian Protection Act introduced by the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the House of Representatives calling for sanctions against Syrian regime allies and the prosecution of war criminals.

30-08-2016

In the first half of 2016, Syria’s trade with Lebanon continued to decline for the third year in a row.

22-08-2016

A fire that spread in the land registry of the city of Manbij after it was taken over by PYD-led forces last week has highlighted again the sensitive issue of land ownership in Syria.

15-08-2016

The volume of Portland cement produced and sold by Syrian state-owned enterprises in the first half of 2016 increased compared with the same period of last year, although they remain well below pre-uprising levels.

21-07-2016

The English transcript of the interview of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad with Cuban newspaper Prensa Latina on July 21, 2016.

18-07-2016

The Syrian authorities have issued an international tender for the purchase of 200 thousand tons of soft milling wheat.

18-07-2016

The Syrian President has appointed two new governors to the provinces of Suweida and Damascus Countryside, including a retired officer under EU sanctions.

14-07-2016

The text of the U.S. proposal made to Russia to cooperate against the Nusra Front as published by the Washington Post.

14-07-2016

The text of the interview of Bashar Al-Assad by NBC on July 14, 2016. The transcript is by SANA, the Syrian state news agency.

28-06-2016

Lafarge, the French building materials global company, has been accused by a French newspaper of contributing to finance indirectly the Islamic State through its operations in Syria.

28-06-2016

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

20-06-2016

The Syrian Government’s decision to impose a sharp rise in the price of oil products has been met by wide complaints in regime-held areas, which seem to reflect the exhaustion of the population.

13-06-2016

ISIS revenues declined 16 percent last year as oil and cement production were affected by loss of territory and air strikes, according to a recent report.

13-06-2016

An estimate and breakdown of ISIS revenues in 2014 and 2015.

07-06-2016

After much delays and official announcements by the Governments of Syria and Iran, the preferential trade agreement between the two countries finally entered into force a few weeks ago.

07-06-2016

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

30-05-2016

Al-Badia Cement, a large cement manufacturing plant located near Damascus, has announced that it is resuming gradually its operations, weeks after its main factory was attacked by the Islamic State.

23-05-2016

The Ministry of Industry has provided a new estimate of the losses incurred by the state-owned manufacturing sector based on the replacement cost.

17-05-2016

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

17-05-2016

The price of cement set by state-owned companies was increased last week, the second such hike in the space of three months.

17-05-2016

The Syrian Coalition has appointed a new Prime Minister to head its Interim Government in replacement of Ahmad Tohme.

10-05-2016

The sale of Portland cement by Syria’s state owned cement companies has continued to decline sharply in the beginning of this year.

03-05-2016

The table below lists all the Syrian companies contracted by UN agencies in 2013. The data include the name of the companies, the subject of the contracts and their value.

26-04-2016

The list of countries and amounts pledged during the Supporting Syria Conference held in London on February 04, 2016.

26-04-2016

Syria’s cement production from state-owned companies was stable in the first quarter of this year as the Government is seeking to launch a new plant under the recently-adopted Public Private Partnership law.

19-04-2016

Afek Oil, an Israel oil company exploring for oil in the occupied Golan Heights said that it had received a one-year extension to its exploration permit.