Finance

01-10-2003
France’s Bordeaux University is launching a Masters Degree programme in Banking and Finance in cooperation with Damascus University. Interview with , in charge of the Masters at Bordeaux University.
01-08-2003
The latest measure on foreign exchange is meant to simplify operations for exporters, reduce fake export operations and strengthen the national currency.
01-08-2003
Three loans are signed by Syria with all of AFESD, Germany and Spain to provide a total of USD 144.5 million in credits at preferential conditions.
01-08-2003
The new financial institutions could open as soon as the end of the current year. However, there is no yet unanimity on its usefulness.
01-07-2003
The Syrian President has taken one of the decisions most awaited by the Syrian economic and business community, the abolition of the two Laws that severely restrict foreign exchange operations and which had been in place for over 17 years.
01-06-2003
The Credit and Monetary Council, the newly set body in charge of conducting the monetary policy of the country, has started making its presence felt on the Syrian financial scene by taking its first significant decision through the reduction of interes...
01-06-2003
The Syrian Government has approved a new Money laundering law.
01-06-2003
Syria and the European Investment Bank (EIB), the EU financing institution, have signed the final agreement on the EUR 50 million loan from the EIB for the modernisation and development of the port of Tartous.
01-05-2003
The Syrian Government has accepted to provide the European Investment Bank (EIB) with a guarantee for the loans the EIB will extend to Syria's Small and Medium enterprises (SMEs).
01-05-2003
At last, Syria's financial sector is expected to receive its very-long awaited boost with the authorisation by the Syrian Government for private investors to enter the banking sector after a four-decade state monopoly.
01-05-2003
The Credit and Monetary Council held its first meeting on Tuesday, 29 April.
01-04-2003
Following the start of the US and British attack on Iraq, the value of the Syrian pound dropped momentarily to SYP58 per dollar before recovering.
01-04-2003
The Commercial Bank of Syria is set to lower the rates it pays on deposits to 5% from the current 9%.
01-04-2003
A large number of Syrian businessmen held a meeting on March 23 to discuss the setting up of a joint Syrian-Bahraini private bank.
01-04-2003
The Popular Credit Bank has agreed to raise the loans cap it sets on credits to low-income individuals from SYP100.000 to SYP50.000.

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