aleppo (1641)

04-12-2019

Touristic investment; real estate brokerage; contracting

04-12-2019
The full transcript of the interview of Bashar Al-Assad by French Paris Match magazine on November 28, 2019.

04-12-2019

A new hotel has opened in Damascus, another sign that Syria’s tourism industry is one of the country’s few sectors able to attract even limited private investment.

04-12-2019

Syria’s power production utility has reissued two tenders to build two power turbines, a year after the first bidding offer.

20-11-2019

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

20-11-2019

Data on Syria's reserves of minerals and non-metallic ores.

20-11-2019

The Tartous governor has taken a rare action against two powerful Syrian businessmen, destroying houses they own on the coast, allegedly for building violations. 

20-11-2019

The economic situation in Syria is growing increasingly chaotic as the Syrian pound continues its freefall and prices rise.

13-11-2019

This table lists the budget allocated to each governorate by the central government in the 2020 budget.

13-11-2019

The full transcript of the interview of Bashar Al-Assad by Russian TV network, RT.

06-11-2019

The Syrian government is offering five of its food production companies to private investors in a bid to shore up production and raise revenues for the treasury.

06-11-2019

Various visits and meetings held by Iranian and Syrian officials over the past two months have highlighted the lack of meaningful progress in their economic relations.

06-11-2019

The text of the interview of Bashar Al-Assad by Syrian state TV on October 31, 2019.

30-10-2019

Production of pharmaceuticals

23-10-2019

These tables list the companies that have been licensed by Syria's real estate commission.

23-10-2019

France has announced a new financial commitment to the trust fund supporting development projects in Turkish-controlled northern areas.

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

Cardboard packaging products

16-10-2019

This table lists the maritime shipping agencies registered with the Ministry of Transport as of September 2019.

16-10-2019

Syria’s cotton crop is expected to be the best in years, according to the Ministry of Agriculture.

16-10-2019

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

16-10-2019

The Qaterji brothers are negotiating to expand their investments in Aleppo, confirming that they have become the main business actors in Syria’s second largest city.

09-10-2019

The Ministry of Tourism has announced that the profits it generated from the four main hotels it owns increased by 17 percent in the first eight months of the year.

09-10-2019

Iron rolls; metal smelting; extrusion of iron sheets and metal pipes

25-09-2019

Bilateral trade between Syria and Turkey declined by around 9 percent in the first half of this year, Turkish official data show.

25-09-2019

The main opposition-affiliated development fund has announced the disbursement of money on several new projects in the Aleppo and Raqqa governorates.

18-09-2019

Syria’s gold market remains disrupted by tensions between goldsmiths and the Ministry of Finance, unstable prices and the spread of unmarked gold.

18-09-2019

The government has announced plans to attract private investments to build two new airports, a project that seems totally unrealistic and disconnected from the needs of the Syrian economy.

11-09-2019

A joint report by the FAO and the World Food Program has highlighted the performance of the Syrian agricultural sector this year, which includes a doubling of the wheat crop and a stabilization in some sub-sectors thanks to the improvement of the security situation.

11-09-2019

Updated on September 12, 2009: A French hotel management group has reportedly signed a contract to manage two Syrian hotels, the first such contracts with western companies in the hospitality industry since 2011.

11-09-2019

Food trading; contracting

03-09-2019

The Syrian pound has fallen to its lowest level on record relative to the U.S. dollar in the local foreign exchange market.

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.

07-08-2019

Manufacturing cardboard through recycled paper waste  

06-08-2019

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

31-07-2019

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