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11-04-2017

The list of countries and amounts pledged during the Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region Conference held in Brussels on April 05, 2017.

04-04-2017

Some USD 11 billion would be required to kickstart Syria’s agricultural production, improve livelihoods, and reduce migration and the need for humanitarian aid, a report by the FAO has found.

03-04-2017

The production of cement in Syria last year was stable, the first time it did not decline since 2011.

28-03-2017

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

21-03-2017

The opposition’s main investment fund is multiplying the announcements of its recent achievements, a reflection of its need to show its continued relevance, after the shrinking of the territory under the control of rebel forces.

21-03-2017

An Egyptian official has said that his government is planning to establish an industrial zone dedicated to Syrian investors, potentially dashing any hope of a return of these investors to their home country.

14-03-2017

The European Union issued today a document that outlines its key objectives and lines of actions on Syria, including for post-war reconstruction.

14-03-2017

Syria’s main opposition development fund has announced the disbursement of new amounts to improve electricity distribution in southern Syria.

27-02-2017

The Syrian government, which is largely isolated from western countries, continues to try to build economic ties with other countries, although, six years after the beginning of the uprising, the impact of these efforts is hardly successful.

10-02-2017

The text of the interview of Bashar Al-Assad by Yahoo News in Damascus on February 09, 2017.

07-02-2017

The following text is the english translation of a Syrian draft constitution written by the Russian government.

07-02-2017

The table below lists the main product categories exported to, and imported from, Lebanon in 2016.

06-02-2017

Syria’s trade with Lebanon felt last year to its lowest level in fifteen years although much of the bilateral trade remains informal.

30-01-2017

The expected takeover by Iran of one of Syria’s ports has not yet materialised as traffic remained stable last year in the two ports of Lattakia and Tartous.

24-01-2017

An investigation into cement manufacturing group Lafarge's Syria activities was opened by French prosecutors in October, AFP said.

17-01-2017

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

17-01-2017

After the news of the destruction of the Jihar gas plant near Palmyra last week, another large state-owned economic asset is now reported to be requiring hundreds of millions of dollars to be repaired.

17-01-2017

In a bid to raise revenues and reduce subsidies, the Syrian government has increased again electricity prices, a year after a similar decision.

10-01-2017

ISIS blew up this week a large gas processing plant near Palmyra, sending a clear warning on what it could do to other economic assets under its control in Syria’s east.

03-01-2017

The texts of the interviews of Bashar Al-Assad by two Italian news media on December 29.

03-01-2017

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

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.