Raqqa (274)

16-01-2018

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

09-01-2018

The Raqqa Civil Council has announced several new economic initiatives as it strives to restore normal life in the city.

02-01-2018

Recent statements by American officials but also reports from Raqqa suggest that the United States is considering getting involved in some form of reconstruction in Syria’s northeastern region.

12-12-2017

A selection of reports, papers and articles on Syria.

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.

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 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.

12-09-2017

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

05-09-2017

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

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.

29-08-2017

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

28-08-2017

Syria’s inflation was 50 percent in October, the last month for which data is available, a very high rate but still a decrease relative to previous months.

22-08-2017

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

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.

08-08-2017

Syria’s oil and gas production continues to increase incrementally as a potential deal with the PYD may add significant more volumes to the government’s control.

25-07-2017

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

11-07-2017

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

20-06-2017

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

20-06-2017

The advance of Syrian regime troops towards Raqqa is helping them control an increasing number of small oil and gas fields.

13-06-2017

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

06-06-2017

All dams on the Euphrates River are now under the control of the Kurds, a fact that has important economic and political implications.

30-05-2017

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

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 exchange rate of the Islamic State's currency, the Golden Dinar, relative to the US dollar.

23-05-2017

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

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

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

16-05-2017

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.

09-05-2017

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

09-05-2017

The general assembly of the Raqqa Chamber of Commerce and Industry held last week its first meeting in four years, a move that has a political dimension as much as a business one.

02-05-2017

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

25-04-2017

The text of the interview of Bashar Al-Assad by Sputnik, a Russian news agency, in Damascus on April 21, 2017.

25-04-2017

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

25-04-2017

A scheduled bus trip has reportedly been launched between Qamishli and Damascus for the first time in four years, linking again the Iraqi border with the Mediterranean.

18-04-2017

The text of the interview of Bashar Al-Assad by AFP, in Damascus on April 13, 2017.

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.

28-03-2017

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

21-03-2017

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

14-03-2017

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

14-03-2017

The text of the interview of Bashar Al-Assad by Phoenix TV channel in Damascus on March 11, 2017.

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.