Economy

31-07-2019
Several security incidents affected Syrian financial companies located in government-held areas, highlighting the continued insecure environment for businesses.
24-07-2019
The government is forcing importers to sell part of the products they import to state entities at cost price in bid to limit inflation on consumer goods.
17-07-2019
Syria’s inflation rate remained mostly flat up to August last year, according to official data.
16-07-2019
The Federation of Syrian Chambers of Commerce has established a new body called the Central Committee for Exports (CCE) to promote exports only weeks after the Syrian Exporters Federation was dissolved.
10-07-2019
The Syrian government has amended the investment budget of its ministries, reducing them by around 32 percent.
10-07-2019
The Syrian government has taken new decisions granting more benefits to the victims of the war from the army and security services and to their families.
10-07-2019
The capture in Greece of a huge shipment of Captagon pills from Syria has highlighted the size of the drug trade in the country’s economy.
26-06-2019
The Ministry of Administrative Development has announced that it was working on a bill to require public officials to declare their assets before their appointment.
25-06-2019
A development fund associated with the opposition has approved the disbursement of more than EUR 10 million for four projects in the Aleppo and Raqqa governorates.
19-06-2019
UN agencies operating in Syria have increased by some 20 percent the value of the contracts awarded last year to Syrian companies.
12-06-2019
The value of Syrian-government funds blocked by the U.S. Government has slightly increased, an OFAC report says.
12-06-2019
The Syrian Cabinet adopted on June 2 what it calls a national anti-corruption strategy.
12-06-2019
The U.S. Treasury blacklisted yesterday 16 individuals and companies that are either Syrians or conduct a significant part of their business in Syria, including Samer Foz and several businesses associated to him.
05-06-2019
Three NGOs have filed criminal complaints against a Belgian and two German chemical manufacturers for shipping banned chemicals to Syria in 2014.
05-06-2019
A new very influential investor is expanding his activities across various business sectors in a similar fashion to other individuals who have benefitted from the Syrian war.

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