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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).

14-12-2015

The Ministry of Industry has revised upwards again the value of the losses incurred by its companies.

11-12-2015

The English transcript of the interview of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad with Spanish news agency EFE on December 11, 2015.

07-12-2015

The European Union announced last week a EUR 390 million aid package aimed at helping the countries neighbouring Syria cope with refugees.

30-11-2015

Syrian industrialists are renewing calls for the establishment of a Turkey boycott office akin to the Israeli Boycott Bureau, a move that has economic as much as political motives.

23-11-2015

Text of interview of Bashar Al-Assad by Chinese TV station Phoenix on November 22, 2015.

18-11-2015

Text of interview of Bashar Al-Assad by Italian TV channel Rai Uno on November 18, 2015.

16-11-2015

The Syrian Government has announced a series of investments in Lattakia and Tartous amounting to billions of Syrian Pounds.

13-11-2015

The Syria Recovery Trust Fund is receiving another USD 15 million to fund development projects within opposition-held territories in Syria.

09-11-2015

In the first nine months of the year, the volume of cement produced by Syria’s state-owned plants declined by a fifth on an annual basis.

05-10-2015

In a surprise move, Russia’s Soyuzneftegaz, an oil and gas company exploring Syria’s offshore areas, has announced that it was withdrawing from the Syrian market.

04-10-2015

The English transcript of the interview of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad with Iranian Khabar TV on October 04, 2015.

16-09-2015

The English transcript of the interview of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad with Russian media on September 16, 2015.

24-08-2015

On August 20, the Syrian President dismissed two ministers and appointed their successors.

17-08-2015

Security Council Draft Presidential Statement

10-08-2015

Syria’s trade with Turkey remained stable during the first half of this year, according to Turkish official data as groups affiliated with the opposition push further their drive to replace the Syrian Pound by the Turkish Lira.

07-08-2015

The text of U.N. Security Council resolution 2235 (2015) adopted on August 07, 2015, establishing for one year a joint mission by the United Nations and the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), to identify individuals or entities "perpetrating, organizing, sponsoring or otherwise involved in the use of chemicals as weapons in Syria."

28-07-2015

The U.S State Department has announced the appointment of a new special envoy for Syria, Michael Ratney, who is replacing Daniel Rubinstein.

20-07-2015

Various groups affiliated to the Syrian opposition are pushing for the replacement of the Syrian Pound by the Turkish Lira in the opposition held northern areas raising a fierce debate among activists and other members of the opposition.

20-07-2015

Cham Wings has resumed today a direct air link between Damascus and Doha.

13-07-2015

Our two thousand-word factsheet on the economic aid agreements signed between Iran and Syria since the beginning of 2013.

13-07-2015

Our two thousand-word factsheet on the economic aid agreements signed between Iran and Syria since the beginning of 2013.

13-07-2015

The annual shareholders meetings of Syria’s commercial banks have seen some changes in their management and boards.

06-07-2015

The production of Portland cement by Syria’s state-owned plants declined in the first half of this year, according to official data.

15-06-2015

A businessman close to the Syrian regime is calling on the Government to declare the province of Tartous a free trade zone.

01-06-2015

Syria increased again yesterday the price of gasoline, fuel oil and kerosene for the second time in forty five days.

25-05-2015

Syria’s state cement plants transferred billions of pounds to the treasury last year in the form of taxes.

25-05-2015

Syria has issued a tender inviting international companies to use spare capacity at its two refineries in Homs and Banias.

18-05-2015

Book of conditions to be purchased from company (EUR 25)

18-05-2015

Book of conditions to be purchased from company (EUR 25)

11-05-2015

Sales of Portland cement by state plants in the first quarter of this year continued to decline, according to official data.

27-04-2015

The Ministry of Industry has signed an agreement with Pharaon Investment Group to develop the Adra Cement Plant near Damascus.

27-04-2015

Book of conditions to be purchased from company (EUR 25)

20-04-2015

Cement production by plants owned by the state remained relatively stable last year.

20-04-2015

Syria’s bilateral trade with the USA was at one of its lowest levels on record last year.

13-04-2015

After a modest rebound in 2014, manufacturing investment seems to be falling again in Syria, according to some preliminary data.

13-04-2015

A coalition of FSA and Kurdish forces have reportedly taken back control of the Lafarge cement plant located in northeastern Syria.

30-03-2015

Syria’s demand for cement could rise to an average of 50 million tons per annum in the five years that follow the end of the conflict, according to a Syrian official.

09-03-2015

The official price of cement sold by state entities has been increased by up to 40 percent following the recent hike in oil derivatives prices.

23-02-2015

Some three months after it suspended production, Al-Badia Cement has announced that it has resumed operations.

16-02-2015

Al-Badia Cement, one of Syria’s largest cement producers, reported rising losses last year, partly because of theft and other security related problems.

09-02-2015

Two listed companies have announced changes to their board of directors.

19-01-2015

Syria Gulf Bank has announced the resignation of a board member.

15-01-2015

Al-Badia Cement, the Syrian subsidiary of Italcementi, said that its factory had stopped production because of security concerns.

22-12-2014

After a turbulent week, the Syrian Pound has managed to recover most of its losses against the US dollar.