Deir-ez-Zor (453)

17-04-2018

In Raqqa, Deir-ez-Zor and other areas under SDF control, local councils continue to announce on a regular basis the rehabilitation of infrastructure and various new development projects.

03-04-2018
03-04-2018

Syria’s regional planning commission has produced a long-term development plan that divides the country into seven regions that do not correspond to the boundaries of the current governorates.

20-03-2018

One of Syria’s leading football players and a former supporter of the opposition has now opened two companies in Syria including in the construction business.

19-03-2018

Two new wells started production north of Damascus last week adding capacity to Syria’s gas production.

13-03-2018

Here is a detailed list of the real estate development areas selected and identified by the Syrian government to attract private investors.

13-03-2018

Syria has established a EUR 80 million joint venture with unidentified private sector investors to develop asphalt deposits near Deir-ez-Zor.

06-03-2018

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

22-02-2018

This is the list of the 14 heads of Syrian governorates as of 22 February 2018.

20-02-2018

Syriatel and MTN-Syria have announced a new increase in their revenues last year as they continue to be important contributors to the government’s finances.

06-02-2018

This is the list of the 14 heads of Syrian governorates as of 05 February 2018.

06-02-2018

Syria has signed a “roadmap agreement” with Russia to build some 2,650 MW of new power plants and turbines, despite the fact that there is no money to pay for these projects, which are worth more than EUR 2 billion.

30-01-2018

Syria’s oil and gas production increased noticeably this year, but output still remains very low and is unlikely to increase by much in the near future.

16-01-2018

Syria’s dramatically poor rainfalls are threatening to have serious economic consequences this year.

09-01-2018

Data as well as official decisions by the Syrian government confirm that its spending priorities continue to go to its core constituency of the coastal area in addition to the families of the soldiers who died fighting for the regime.

20-12-2017

Russia is increasingly clear about its intentions to acquire economic assets in Syria and capitalize on its military and political support to the regime to generate financial returns.

12-12-2017

A Russian state entity has signed an agreement to develop Syrian oil, gas and mining assets, confirming Moscow’s increasing appetite for Syria's underground resources.

14-11-2017

Despite losing billions in the past years, Syria’s transport sector can still rely on its infrastructure that is mostly functioning.

07-11-2017

The government’s reconstruction committee has announced that it would allocate money for the areas of Deir-ez-Zor that were taken back from the Islamic State last week.

31-10-2017

This table provides data on the nominal and current capacity of the power generation plants operated by the state-owned electricity utility.

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.

17-10-2017

The Ministry of Transport is preparing a draft law for the establishment of a state-owned airport operator.

10-10-2017

A meeting by the Syrian and Russian governments today has yielded surprisingly little results, in an additional sign of the difficulties facing Syria’s reconstruction ambitions.

26-09-2017

The Deir-ez-Zor gas plant is a gas processing and gathering plant located northwest of the city of Deir-ez-Zor.

26-09-2017

The takeover of a large gas field near Deir-ez-Zor by Kurdish-affiliated Syrian opposition groups last week draws many economic and political implications for a range of local, regional and international actors including the Syrian regime, Iran, the U.S. but also Russian private contractors.

26-09-2017

The Syrian government has approved a plan to restore its authority and activities in the city of Deir-ez-Zor following the success of its troops in lifting the siege on the city earlier this month, while looting by regime militias spreads to the countryside.

26-09-2017

The Syrian government has raised significantly the minimum capital requirement for foreign exchange companies as the national currency depreciated to a tenth of its value relative to the dollar in the past six years.

19-09-2017

Syria and Iran signed last week several agreements in the electricity sector worth hundreds of millions of dollars although most of them will likely remain ink on paper.

19-09-2017

The Syrian government has revised upward its end-of-year targets for oil, gas and phosphate production.

12-09-2017

The success by the Syrian regime and the various militias affiliated to it last week in breaking the siege of Deir-ez-Zor could pave the way for important long-term economic benefits.

12-09-2017

The Syrian government announced last week that a Greek-Italian consortium had begun works on a new power plant in Deir Ali near Damascus, in what is likely the largest ongoing engineering project in the country, although how it plans to pay for it remains a mystery.

05-09-2017

The number of real estate transactions in Syria's fourteen provinces between 2010 and 2016.

05-09-2017

The Syrian authorities have approved the latest version of a draft law that is supposed to enable the issuance of new property documents for those who have lost them, although the text worries many Syrians.

22-08-2017

The following factsheet provides technical details on, and lists the status of, Syria’s main gas treatment plants as of July 04, 2017.

22-08-2017

The Cham Hotels Group, the largest hotel operator in the country, has reported an increase in its revenues in the first half of this year, although they stand at only a fraction of their pre-uprising level.

22-08-2017

On August 18, regime affiliated forces took control of a large gas processing plant west of Raqqa, enabling a further increase in gas supplies.

20-06-2017

Traffic at Syrian airports declined by more than three quarters since 2011 although it somewhat stabilized in the past two years, official data show.

05-06-2017

Despite the decline in the size of the population, official data indicate that the number of university students has increased relative to 2010.

23-05-2017

A full breakdown of Syria's 2017 budget with current and investment expenses detailed for each item in the budget.

23-05-2017

The Islamic State is banning the use in its territory of any currency other than its own Dinar in an apparent bid to collect as much dollars as possible from the market before a potential withdrawal.

16-05-2017

The Syrian opposition has opened a new crossing with Iraq near the border with Jordan, enabling the flow of goods between the two sides of the border, the first such position currently under the control of the Syrian opposition.

16-05-2017

A Russian company that was granted the right to explore Syria’s waters for oil and gas is reportedly returning to Syria after a two-year suspension of its activities.

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.

07-03-2017

The success last week of regime forces in linking areas under their control with those of the Kurdish PYD will likely improve supplies of energy and agricultural products in Damascus and other parts of the country, lower costs and provide a small boost to economic activity.