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17-06-2020

The two tables below list the Iranian companies involved in Syria.

10-06-2020

The collapse of the Syrian pound has hiked the price of key fodder inputs, which are already facing shortages. Eventually, this will have an impact on the cost of food.

29-04-2020

After increasing the price of fertilisers in early March, the government reduced them this week, creating confusion around its strategy.

29-04-2020
29-04-2020
18-03-2020

The list below includes all the Syrian individuals, entities, aircrafts and vessels that have been put under sanctions by the U.S. Administration since 2005.

11-03-2020

The government’s decision to increase the price of fertilisers will impact the agricultural sector, which is already facing various other challenges.

19-02-2020

The list below includes the names of all the Syrian entities that have been blacklisted by the European Union since the beginning of the uprising in March 2011.

19-02-2020

Al-Badia Cement, Syria’s sole private cement producer, posted an increase of 27 percent in its 2019 sales.

12-02-2020

Establishing and operating plant for fertilizers, pesticides and chemicals; trading in fertilizers, pesticides and chemicals

22-01-2020

Syria’s free trade zones recorded a decrease in their activity in 2019, a worrying development given the low base of economic activity at the start of the year.

27-11-2019

The absence of Samer Foz from the launch of his latest investment may indicate a change in his status as one of Syria’s most influential businessmen.

30-10-2019

Production of pharmaceuticals

23-10-2019
23-10-2019

The Syrian government is using future reconstruction activity as a carrot to attract private investment in the cement sector, but low demand and unclear prospects are acting as a deterrent.

16-10-2019

The interest of Chinese companies in Syria, in particular for its real estate and building materials sectors, seems to be growing.

02-10-2019

A trade centre to boost business with Crimea is opening in Damascus, while China and Iran plan to build trade centres to boost their exports to the country.

18-09-2019
18-09-2019

Two years after it began production a Syrian brewery is considering closing down.

11-09-2019

The U.S. has sanctioned new Syrian companies and individuals linked to Iran.

07-08-2019

The Ministry of Health has cancelled the licence of ten new pharmaceutical companies despite the fact that some of them were near completion and set to start production.

10-07-2019

The General Organization of Free Zones (GOFZ) said that the revenues it generated during the first five months of this year increased by 25 percent compared to the same period of last year, although they remain very small relative to their 2010 levels.

25-06-2019

Official data provide a mixed picture of the state of Syria’s industrial cities and zones.

12-06-2019

Al-Badia Cement has received a preliminary approval to list its shares on the Damascus Securities Exchange.

28-05-2019

China is planning to open a permanent trade centre in the Adra Industrial City near Damascus.

22-05-2019

The government has announced a new plan to rehabilitate the Barada valley area with the aim of securing water supplies to the Syrian capital and attracting investment in the real estate sector.

15-05-2019

Syria’s only private sector cement company reported a significant increase in its 2018 sales.

07-05-2019

The Syrian Cabinet has increased import tariffs on copper and aluminum cables to 30 percent, various local media have reported.

01-05-2019

Building materials trading

30-04-2019

A private sector company owned by influential investors has gained a quasi-monopoly on the import into Syria of oil products, highlighting the key role this company plays as the government battles to reduce shortages.

20-03-2019

A press briefing by James Jeffrey after the Brussels conference on Syria on March 12-14, 2019.

27-02-2019

The only private sector cement company still operating in Syria reported a 58 percent annual increase in its annual revenues last year, as its German shareholder announces it is selling its stake.

22-01-2019

Three new licenses for car assembly plants have been given to Syrian investors in the past few months, raising the potential number of these plants, including several that have been operating for years, to eight. Here is a breakdown of these projects.

15-01-2019

One of Syria’s two Iranian-owned car assembly plants has announced that it was resuming its operations.

08-01-2019

Preliminary data indicate that demand for cement, a proxy for construction activity, was at best stable last year.

18-12-2018

Shortages of various key products in the market are highlighting the continuing difficulties faced by the government to deliver goods and services to its population.

04-12-2018

Financial results from Syrian public joint stock companies in the first nine months of this year appear to confirm an improvement in business activity in some sectors.

27-11-2018

Food trading; export-import