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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.

12-04-2016

The attack last week of two large industrial concerns near Damascus highlights the persistent lack of security for people and businesses in areas only a few kilometres away from the Syrian capital.

12-04-2016

CMA CGM will reportedly begin a regular route between Lattakia and the Black Sea in a bid to enhance Syrian exports to Russia.

05-04-2016

The size of Syria’s cement market is estimated to have declined by almost a third in 2015.

29-03-2016

The continued decline of the Syrian pound is creating rising tensions in the market and pushing many Syrian traders to withhold selling their products.

22-03-2016

The Syrian Pound is rapidly losing ground against the dollar and is likely to fall below the 500 mark in the coming days.

22-03-2016

The Kurdish Democratic Union Party announced on Thursday 17 March the establishment of a federal region in northeast Syria in a meeting held in the oil rich town of Rumeilan.

15-03-2016

The announcement of a Russian withdrawal from Syria has caused panic in the Syrian foreign exchange market leading to a significant drop in the value of the Syrian pound.

15-03-2016

Cham Wings has announced the opening of a new route to Tehran as Syrianair sees almost all its fleet grounded.

15-03-2016

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

08-03-2016

The Syrian Government has issued a new tender to import wheat, a reflection of its growing dependence on imports to meet the population’s needs.

01-03-2016

Syria has reportedly signed a preliminary agreement with Russian and Lebanese traders to use the spare capacity at its two crude oil refineries in Homs and Banias.

01-03-2016

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

01-03-2016

The text of U.N. Security Council resolution 2268 (2016) adopted on February 26, 2016, endorsing the cessation of hostilities agreement reached by the United States and the Russian Federation, co-chairs of the International Syria Support Group.

29-02-2016

The text of the report by Jeffrey Feltman, Under-Secretary-General, titled “Report of the Secretary-General on the threat posed by ISIL (Da’esh) to international peace and security and the range of United Nations efforts in support of Member States in countering the threat” on February 09, 2016.

23-02-2016

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

23-02-2016

The Syrian President has issued a decree calling on parliamentary elections to be held on April 13.

23-02-2016

Text of interview of Bashar Al-Assad by El Pais on February 21, 2016. The transcript is by SANA, the Syrian state news agency.

09-02-2016

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

09-02-2016

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

09-02-2016

In 2015, the volume of cement produced by Syria’s public sector companies declined by around 20 percent on an annual basis, reflecting both lower demand in the market and production challenges.

19-01-2016

On Saturday, Syria more than doubled the price of electricity sold to households and businesses as the Government continues its drive to generate new resources.

11-01-2016

The Syrian Government has rushed in recent weeks to approve various laws and decisions in the economic field.

04-01-2016

The text of U.N. Security Council resolution 2258 (2015) adopted on December 22, 2015, renewing for twelve months the authorization granted to the United Nations and its partners to deliver aid across borders not controlled by the Syrian Government.

22-12-2015

The Syrian Metals and Steel Council was established last week with the aim of lobbying for a sector that will benefit from any reconstruction drive.

21-12-2015

The text of Security Council Resolution 2253 (2015), imposing sanctions on the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (also called ISIS).