Economy

18-09-2019
The reopening of a border crossing with Iraq is likely to be delayed again despite an acceleration of the preparations by the Syrian government.
18-09-2019
The 61st edition of the Damascus International Trade Fair closed its doors last week with mixed results for the Syrian government and economy.
11-09-2019
The U.S. has sanctioned new Syrian companies and individuals linked to Iran.
04-09-2019
Iraq appears to have maintained its rank as Syria’s first export market in past years, although the shortage of precise data makes it difficult to assess the exact size of this trade.
04-09-2019
The Syrian authorities have handed to Lebanon a Lebanese investor closely linked to Samer Foz.
28-08-2019
Since Tuesday 27 August Damascus is full of rumours on a clampdown by Bashar Al-Assad on Rami Makhlouf, a move which, if confirmed, could signal a significant change at the helm of the Syrian regime.
28-08-2019
The U.S Administration has warned foreign businesses against attending the Damascus International Trade Fair, a move that highlights the determination of the Americans to keep economic pressure on the Syrian government.
27-08-2019
Syria’s inflation rate started to increase again at the end of last year although it remained below its post-2011 average.
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.

Events

Moms Babies and Kids
Damascus International Fairground
The International Trade Exhibition for Rebuilding Syria
Damascus International Fairground