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25-09-2018

Syrian state entities have signed contracts worth several dozens of millions of dollars to buy heavy machinery from China and Russia.

18-09-2018

Syria’s foreign trade deficit increased again in 2017, initial data indicate.

18-09-2018

The tables below provide a list of Syria's main trading partners last year with the value of their exports to, and import from, Syria.

17-09-2018

The tables below provide a list of Syria's main trading partners last year with the value of their exports to, and import from, Syria.

11-09-2018

The list below includes all the Syrian individuals, entities, aircrafts and vessels that have been put under sanctions by the U.S. Administration since 2005.

11-09-2018

The Syrian government has signed a contract to import 1,000 transit buses from China in the next year, a contract worth dozens of millions of dollars.

31-07-2018

The Syrian government has extended for six more months the exemption on custom duties granted to imports from Iran.

31-07-2018

The U.S. has blacklisted a number of Syrian and other individuals and entities over the regime’s chemicals production programme.

24-07-2018

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.

12-07-2018

In this 2,600-word factsheet we look at China’s economic interests in Syria.

10-07-2018

The two tables below list the number of foreigners by nationality who entered Syria in the period 2010-2016.

03-07-2018

Export-import; building materials trading; contracting

02-07-2018

Iran exports to Syria, including radars, continued to increase last year, positioning it as the country’s third largest supplier.

26-06-2018

According to a local media, a Spanish company is considering supplying a photovoltaic power station in Syria, a very rare example of western interest in the Syrian economy.

25-06-2018

The text of the interview of Bashar Al-Assad by Russian NTV Channel in Damascus on Sunday June 24, 2018.

12-06-2018

Export-import; contracting

10-05-2018

The text of the interview of Bashar Al-Assad by Kathimerini, a Greek daily, in Damascus on May 10, 2018.

10-04-2018

A British petroleum company has confirmed that oil continues to be extracted from its fields in northern Syria despite western sanctions.

27-03-2018

The imposition of new duty fees has disrupted Syria’s car assembly sector, which despite being very small had even started assembling Toyota cars.

06-03-2018

A Lebanese media close to the Syrian regime has provided an estimate for the oil production in the Kurdish-controlled part of the country.

06-03-2018

Filings from some companies have confirmed the improvement in the Syrian business environment in 2017 after years of steep decline.

30-01-2018

Chinese companies are increasingly enquiring about business opportunities in Syria, although no funding for reconstruction is expected to come from Beijing.

19-12-2017

A Russian official has expressed what is the bluntest statement to date on Russia’s ambition to get hold of as much of Syria’s energy and other economic resources as possible.

12-12-2017

The combined number of cars assembled by Syria’s five car assembly plants reached a mere 499 cars in the first 11 months of the year, a reflection of the dismal situation of the market and of the purchasing power of the population.

12-12-2017

A selection of reports, papers and articles on Syria.

28-11-2017

The Syrian Minister of Economy has implicitly acknowledged that his government will receive no major funding for the reconstruction effort.

28-11-2017

Syrian-Iranian bilateral trade, excluding crude oil, increased over the past two years, although it remains well below its pre-uprising level.

24-10-2017

On Sunday 22 October, the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces captured the large Omar Field east of Deir-ez-Zor, effectively leaving the Syrian regime without direct control on any of the country’s largest oil fields.

24-10-2017

These two tables provide data on Syria's production of rock phosphate between 2003 and 2016 as well as its reserves and global ranking.

Syria's Production of Phosphate 2003-2016 (thousand tons)

02-10-2017

The Ministry of Economy is preparing to relaunch bilateral business councils with several countries it considers “friendly,” including the Czech Republic, a member of the European Union.

12-09-2017

Syria’s foreign trade declined by around a fifth last year, suggesting a further contraction in spending and investment, initial data show.

06-09-2017

The tables below provide a list of all Syria's trading partners last year with the value of their exports to, and import from, Syria.