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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.


Manufacturing cardboard through recycled paper waste  


A new flourmill has been inaugurated in the Euphrates Shield Area, raising the number of mills there to three.


Several security incidents affected Syrian financial companies located in government-held areas, highlighting the continued insecure environment for businesses.


The two tables below list all foreign exchange companies registered in Syria.


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.


The General Establishment of Public Transportation, which manages public transport bus services in Syria’s four largest cities, has provided a partial estimate of its losses from the conflict.


The first private sector photovoltaic solar power plant has started producing in the Industrial City of Hessia (ICH) and has been connected to the national electricity grid, a government official has said.


Syrian private sector banks are expanding their branch network across the country.


A development fund associated with the opposition has approved the disbursement of more than EUR 10 million for four projects in the Aleppo and Raqqa governorates.


The General Postal Establishment, also known as the Syrian Post, announced that it generated profits in 2018 for the first time in years.


An unnamed Russian Company has offered this month to invest in Syria’s sole state-owned battery production plant.


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


The table below lists the Syrian companies contracted by UN agencies in 2018.


A Russian company has offered the government to build a power plant on an IPP basis, the Syrian minister of electricity has said, but the prospects for this to materialise appear very small.


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.


In the past few weeks agricultural lands have caught fire simultaneously in various parts of Syria.


A new very influential investor is expanding his activities across various business sectors in a similar fashion to other individuals who have benefitted from the Syrian war.


The General Establishment of Geology and Mineral Resources (GEGMR) has asked the Ministry of Economy and Foreign Trade to stop imports of salt following an increase in domestic production.


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


Contracting; building materials trading; services in the phosphate and oil services including well drilling


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.


After taking control of the phosphate mines and the port of Tartous, Russia is now eyeing the Damascus International Airport.


This table provides data on passenger traffic at Syria's five civilian airports between 2010 and 2017.


Three investment banks captured three quarters of the small Syrian brokerage market for stocks last year.


The Central Bureau of Statistics has provided new population and household expenditures data based on a large survey it conducted at the end of 2017.


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.


The Ministry of Transport has said that it has accepted a request from Qatari authorities to allow Qatar Airways to fly over Syrian territory again.


The shortages of energy products are increasing economic hardship for Syrians and posing various types of economic and public services challenges.