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22-05-2018

The Aleppo Free Provincial Council has announced the relaunch of a public transport service in areas under its control.

22-05-2018

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

10-05-2018

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

01-05-2018

Numbers from various sources indicate a slight improvement in demand for cement last year, which is one more indication that some sectors of the Syrian economy started recovering in 2017.

01-05-2018

The annual international donors conference for Syria managed to collect much less than last year and than the expectations of international agencies.

29-04-2018

The final joint declaration by the European Union and the United Nations at the end of the Brussels Conference on Syria organised on April 24 and 25.

29-04-2018

The concluding statement of the April 28 meeting held in Moscow between foreign ministers Mohammad Javad Zarif of Iran, Sergei Lavrov of Russia and Mevlut Cavusoglu of Turkey:

23-04-2018

Cement sales by state-owned companies declined in the first quarter of this year, according to official data.

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.

10-04-2018

The concluding statement of the April 4 meeting between Vladimir Putin, Hassan Rouhani and Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Ankara, Turkey:

10-04-2018

Samer Foz is continuing to expand the scope of his activities as he sets-up a private airline and becomes the agent of a global commercial vehicles manufacturer.

10-04-2018

A Turkish University has announced that it would organize a test to enable students living in the Euphrates Shield Area to apply for enrolment.

03-04-2018

The Turkish Government has decided to open a new border crossing near Afrin and to empower the governor of the Hatay province with the administration of this Syrian region.

13-03-2018

A Turkish company has signed a ten-year agreement to provide electricity to parts of the Euphrates Shield Area.

12-03-2018

For the first time in years, the number of companies established in 2017 by Syrians living in Turkey declined.

27-02-2018

Turkey continued to post last year a large trade surplus with Syria.

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 Sochi, Russia:

07-12-2017

The concluding statement of the November 22 meeting between Vladimir Putin, Hassan Rouhani and Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Sochi, 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.