Economy

01-03-2004
The two-day event led to the breaking of old taboos and received the support and marked presence of the spouse of the President.
01-03-2004
The network he chairs has been strongly active in Syria since the signing of a cooperation agreement with the Syrian Government in 2001.
01-02-2004
The preparatory stage of the EU-financed Institutional & Sector Modernization Facility (ISMF) project started early January.
01-02-2004
The Investment Higher Council (IHC) awarded 571 investment licenses last year for a total capital figure of SYP 111 billion (USD 2.134 billion).
01-02-2004
Traditionally, Syrian budgets have never been presented in deficit or in surplus.
01-01-2004
The Ministry of oil awards five new oil exploration rights licenses to Royal Dutch/Shell (Block 2), Ocean Energy from the US (Block 22), Stratic Energy from Canada (Block 17), a joint-venture of IPR from the US and India's state-owned company ONGC (Blo...
01-01-2004
A new NGO, MAWRED has launched Syria's first business incubator dedicated to Syrian business women.
01-01-2004
Syria's 2004 budget has been passed by the Syrian Parliament and ratified by the President of the Republic on the last day of the year.
01-01-2004
Abdallah Dardari has been named at the head of the State Planning Commission.
01-01-2004
January The Syrian President issues a decree enacting the new law regulating the Free Trade Zones in the country.
01-01-2004
The Royal Netherlands Embassy in cooperation with the Aleppo Chamber of Commerce organised on December 13 and 14 a catalogue exhibition of Dutch companies in Aleppo, according to SEBC.
01-01-2004
Syria and Egypt will be setting-up a joint chamber of commerce.
01-12-2003
In spite of the many bills and measures the Syrian government has been taking in the last three years towards modernizing and liberalizing the economy, confusion remains on whether a clear-cut plan for reform exists or whether these different steps are...
01-12-2003
The new income tax law has been enacted and brings down rates for both corporations and individuals.
01-11-2003
The gathering was the largest business event of the year in Syria. In spite of a reduced number of participants from Europe, because of the regional political instability, it was a clear organizational and marketing success for Syria.

Events

Vet Expo
Damascus International Fairground
Tax Revision Committees
Damascus Chamber of Commerce