Economy

01-04-2020
On March 30, the Ministry of Health announced the death of a second person from the Coronavirus, out of a total of ten positive cases, while the government added new measures to limit the spread of the virus.
01-04-2020
Several influential Syrian businessmen have started using the Coronavirus crisis as a way to improve their image among the Syrian population.
25-03-2020
Updated on March 31, 2020: Syria reported its first cases of Coronavirus and accelerated preparations to limit the spread of the pandemic and mitigate its economic, social and health impacts, as the dollar gained almost 20 percent in the black market.
25-03-2020
The Japanese government is providing a new grant to a fund dedicated to development projects in areas of Syria outside government control.
18-03-2020
China remained one of Syria’s main suppliers last year, according to Chinese official data.
18-03-2020
Syrian official data indicates that the country’s gross domestic product increased in 2018 for the first time since 2012.
18-03-2020
The British government has slightly relaxed restrictions on buying oil products within Syria, while the U.S. government has put the Syrian Minister of Defence under sanctions.
18-03-2020
The Syrian government has started imposing the first restrictive measures on public life as the potential spread of the Coronavirus threatens to have a devastating effect on the population and the economy.
11-03-2020
During a meeting last week, the Partnership Council approved two new projects to be implemented under the public-private partnership law.
04-03-2020
The government is distributing one additional item through its smart card system and increasing the quantity of goods sold to large families.
04-03-2020
A strange statement by the Syrian Presidency has highlighted potential tensions within the regime’s highest circles.
04-03-2020
Syrian official data confirms that inflation accelerated in the summer of last year.
19-02-2020
The European Union sanctioned on February 17 several Syrian companies and individuals, including business figures from before the uprising or who emerged during the conflict and are active in sectors such as real estate and oil trading.
19-02-2020
An article published in a Kurdish media outlet has disclosed some rare data on the budget of the Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria (AANES).
19-02-2020
Official data indicates that inflation started to accelerate last year well before the steep collapse in the value of the Syrian pound.

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