Retail & Trade

03-04-2019
Jordan and Syria are to reopen a shared free trade area on their common border.
26-03-2019
A first official crossing has opened between the Euphrates Shield Area and regime-held areas north of Aleppo.
13-03-2019
Turkey has reopened to its truck drivers a key border crossing with Syria, raising tensions and protests from their Syrian counterparts.
30-10-2018
The value of the import licenses granted to Syrian traders by the Ministry of Economy declined in the first three quarters of this year, official data indicate.
23-10-2018
Two crossings between Idlib and regime areas are set to reopen two months after they were closed.
11-09-2018
Two of four crossing between the regime and opposition areas in Idlib remain open, according to an opposition media.
10-07-2018
The Syrian government has extended the list of imported products to reduce smuggling and meeting local demand.
26-06-2018
The governor of the Gaziantep province has announced a new measure to encourage trade relations with northern Syria.
10-04-2018
A Jordanian business delegation will be visiting Damascus soon to look for business opportunities and push for the reopening of the border between the two countries.
06-02-2018
Formal trade between Syria and Lebanon last year increased for the first time since 2013.
09-01-2018
The Syrian opposition is planning to open three new crossings in its northern Aleppo enclave to help boost trade with nearby regions.
19-12-2017
Syria has reopened the Joussieh border crossing with Lebanon, the last that was still closed between the two countries.
28-03-2017
A Syrian investor is playing a key role in one of the largest merger and acquisition deals in the MENA region.
24-01-2017
The government has merged three retail trading state entities in a bid to streamline operations and reduce costs.
20-12-2016
In the next few weeks Syria will open a trade centre in a remote town in the Caucasus with the unlikely objective of boosting exports to Russia.

Events

Damascus 1st Tourism Shopping Festival
Kiwan Land
Wedding Expo
Damascus International Fairground