Lattakia (713)

23-10-2018

Two crossings between Idlib and regime areas are set to reopen two months after they were closed.

23-10-2018

Syrian official media recently reported the delivery of hundreds of electric generators offered by the Chinese government to Damascus.

23-10-2018

The government’s Reconstruction Committee has provided a list of the rehabilitation projects that are planned for this year.

09-10-2018

Syria’s PM, Imad Khamis, visited last week the two coastal provinces of Tartous and Lattakia where he inaugurated a host of projects including the first government project or building to be named after Bashar Al-Assad.

09-10-2018

Iran and Syria signed last week an agreement to build a new power plant in Lattakia, although it is unlikely financing for the project has been secured.

02-10-2018

The main highlights of the 60th edition of the Damascus International Trade Fair, which was held last month, included a relatively large Russian presence, a very limited one by Chinese companies and the absence of announcements of major business deals.

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

Taxes and fees collected by the Syrian Customs Department continued to increase during the first six months of this year.

28-08-2018

Data from the Ministry of Industry indicate that investment in manufacturing, which is already very low, declined in the first half of 2018, contradicting official statements on an economic recovery.

28-08-2018

A new hotel property is set to open in Lattakia, which is among the rare parts of the country still hosting some investment in the tourism industry.

21-08-2018

Construction services including for infratructure work

21-08-2018

Production of pharmaceuticals

07-08-2018

The table below lists all the Syrian companies contracted by UN agencies in 2017. The data include the name of the companies, the subject of the contracts and their value.

07-08-2018

Engineering and economic consulting services

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.

24-07-2018

Updated on July 26, 2018 (see bottom of article): Two cargo ships transporting wheat from Crimea to Syria have been delisted from registries, while a Makhlouf-related businessman has been removed from the EU sanctions list.

17-07-2018

Trade of cars, clothes, electronic products

12-07-2018

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

03-07-2018

The number of residents in Syria stands at around 19.2 million, according to recent estimates.

03-07-2018

The estimated size of Syria's population by governorate as of the end of May 2018.

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.

26-06-2018

Constrction engineering

19-06-2018

Export-import engineering and electronic equipment; clothing trading; contracting

12-06-2018
05-06-2018

A decree granting citizenship to dozens of foreigners, including prominent Syrian investors, has created an uproar in Lebanon.

05-06-2018

The Syrian regime is clamping down on Ayman Jaber, one of Syria’s most prominent warlords and a long-time business partner of the Assad family.

29-05-2018

A Syrian official has said that flights between Lattakia and Sharjah were resuming, highlighting the intermittent use of the airport since the intervention of the Russian army in the conflict.

29-05-2018

This table provides data on passenger traffic at Syria's five civilian airports between 2010 and 2016.

22-05-2018

The foundation stone of a rare Russian investment in Syria was laid last week near Tartous.

22-05-2018

Maritime shipping agency

10-05-2018

A full breakdown of Syria's 2018 budget with current and investment expenses detailed for each item in the budget.

08-05-2018

Various services for petroleum companies including catering

24-04-2018

While the Syrian government continues to boast of its success in covering basic expenses, including civil servants’ salaries, in practice it is mortgaging the country’s long-term economic prospects.

24-04-2018

Last week, Russia and Syria signed several new economic cooperation agreements during an international business forum organized in Crimea, including to develop offshore resources.

19-04-2018

In this 2,300-word factsheet we provide a profile of Samer Foz, who in the space of the past two years has risen to become Syria’s most powerful investor.

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.

27-03-2018

Trading of food products

20-03-2018
20-03-2018

Damascus’ landmark Four Seasons Hotel is now the property of one of the country’s most powerful business cronies.

13-03-2018

A German company is to restart the operations of a plant it operates in Syria after years of stoppage.

06-03-2018

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

06-03-2018

Trade of spare parts for the oil and gas sector

05-03-2018

Iran is furthering its reach in Syria’s education sector while the Syrian government seems unable to meet its promises to invest in that sector.

27-02-2018

Export-import raw materials

22-02-2018

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

20-02-2018

This is the list of companies licensed by Syria's real estate commission.