Economy

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.
29-05-2019
The UK has published regulations on sanctions on Syria that will come into force if the UK leaves the European Union.
28-05-2019
China is planning to open a permanent trade centre in the Adra Industrial City near Damascus.
22-05-2019
Across the country, there are increasing situations of strikes as Syrians protest their harshening economic conditions and continuing chaos.
22-05-2019
The European Union has renewed for one year its set of sanctions on Syria and delisted several individuals and entities.
15-05-2019
A government memo says that the agricultural and industrial sectors will be prioritized this year and next as part of an effort to kickstart the economy, but limited details on how this policy will be implemented have been disclosed.
15-05-2019
The United States has renewed for one more year the sanctions it has been imposing on Syria from before the popular uprising.
14-05-2019
Syria and Venezuela talked last week of boosting their economic relations during the visit to Damascus of Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza.
08-05-2019
The Central Bureau of Statistics has provided new population and household expenditures data based on a large survey it conducted at the end of 2017.
07-05-2019
The Emirati Embassy in Damascus will implement a food aid project in the Syrian capital during the first week of Ramadan.
07-05-2019
Syria and Iran held on May 1st the sixth edition of a joint business forum as Tehran seeks to capitalize on its support to the regime to gain more benefits for its companies.

Events

Labour Law Seminar
Damascus Chamber of Commerce
Syria: Progress & Potential
BIS Conference Centre, 1 Victoria Street, London SW1