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13-02-2018

Construction works on an industrial zone in the Euphrates Shield area north of Aleppo have begun with the aims of attracting investment and boosting economic activity in this pocket under the control of the Turkish authorities.

13-02-2018

Dozens of Russian companies have shown interest in the Syrian market, but many obstacles remain for furthering economic and trade ties, including western sanctions, a prominent investor has admitted.

13-02-2018

Contracting; trade of building materials

23-01-2018

Egyptian President AbdulFattah Al-Sisi inaugurated last week near Cairo a large textile plant by one of Syria’s most prominent industrialists, who looks set never to return to his home country.

09-01-2018

The Ministry of Tourism has offered for investment a large plot of land on the Mediterranean coast, which will likely go to regime linked figures and, possibly, Russian investors.

09-01-2018

The Syrian opposition is planning to open three new crossings in its northern Aleppo enclave to help boost trade with nearby regions.

08-01-2018

The text of U.N. Security Council resolution 2393 (2017) adopted on December 19, 2017, renewing for twelve months the authorization granted on July 2014 to the United Nations and its partners to deliver aid across borders not controlled by the Syrian Government.

19-12-2017

The Free Syria Chamber of Commerce and Industry, an opposition business lobbying group, has elected its new board of directors.

12-12-2017

A selection of reports, papers and articles on Syria.

07-12-2017

The press statements of the presidents of Russia, Iran and Turkey after their meeting on November 22 in Sotchi, Russia:

07-12-2017

The concluding statement of the November 22 meeting between Vladimir Putin, Hassan Rouhani and Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Sotchi, Russia:

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.

21-11-2017

The opening of a crossing between opposition and regime-held areas in the province of Hama has highlighted the continued economic and trade dependency of the two parties.

14-11-2017

Samer Foz, the increasingly powerful and visible Syrian investor, is expanding his investment portfolio with a new venture in the pharmaceuticals sector.

14-11-2017

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

14-11-2017

The Syrian authorities have increased the amount of money that Syrian males aged over 42 have to pay to avoid conscription, a decision that aims at increasing the treasury’s revenues although many also perceive it as a means of discouraging refugees from returning.

07-11-2017

A Syrian Christian charity established after the beginning of the uprising has been granted the right to set up a private university in Syria.

10-10-2017

The Interim Government of the Syrian opposition has taken over the control of a border crossing between Turkey and northern Syria, which will enable it to have its first relatively significant source of independent revenues.

25-09-2017

The text of the speech of Walid Al-Mouallem in New-York on September 23, 2017.

19-09-2017

During the first half of 2017, Syrians remained the most numerous foreign investors in Turkey.

12-09-2017

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

12-09-2017

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.

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.

05-09-2017

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

29-08-2017

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

22-08-2017

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

15-08-2017

The Syrian government has updated its estimate for the loss incurred by its railway network, one of the largest in the Middle East.

14-08-2017

Syria’s trade with two of its neighbours remained mostly unchanged in the first half of this year, official data indicate.

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.

13-06-2017

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

13-06-2017

In the past six weeks, the Syrian pound has gained ground relative to the U.S. dollar, bringing it back to its level of six months ago.