aleppo (1716)

26-02-2020

The Ministry of Electricity has signed a contract with an Iranian company to rehabilitate a power turbine in Aleppo, a much-awaited deal that will however face several challenges.

26-02-2020

Despite the announcement last week of the reopening of Aleppo International Airport, no commercial flight has yet been recorded at the airport.

26-02-2020

Prostheses design, installation and trading; contracting

26-02-2020

Al-Ahliah Transport, one of Syria’s largest land transport companies, admitted in its annual financial statements that it owed an increase in its revenues last year to transporting members of the armed forces.

26-02-2020

Official data is painting a mixed picture for investment in Syria’s manufacturing sector.

26-02-2020
19-02-2020

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.

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

The European Union sanctioned on February 17 several Syrian companies and individuals, including business figures from before the uprising or who emerged during the conflict and are active in sectors such as real estate and oil trading.

19-02-2020

The number of foreign visitors entering Syria increased by 35 percent last year, coming overwhelmingly from the Arab world.

12-02-2020

Iran has denied that it will provide funding for a housing project in Syria, highlighting the domestic political dimensions of Tehran’s policy in Syria.

10-02-2020

A full breakdown of Syria's 2020 budget with current and investment expenses detailed for each item in the budget.

05-02-2020

Trading in building materials, decor and furniture; engineering and design studies; building restoration; touristic and commercial project investments; contracting

05-02-2020

Trading in foodstuffs, dairy and meats; trading in spare parts, minerals, machinery and tools; contracting

29-01-2020

In this 2,700-word factsheet we provide a profile of Damascus Cham Holding, one of the largest Syrian companies that is at the heart of the controversial Marota project.

29-01-2020

In Idlib and northern Aleppo, local authorities are switching the price of bread, a staple food, away from the Syrian pound in a bid to alleviate the impact of the currency’s rapid depreciation.

29-01-2020

The Syrian government has cancelled a contract with an Iranian company because of its incapacity to fulfil its contract, a rare such admission for projects between the two countries.

28-01-2020
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.

15-01-2020

Agricultural investments; contracting

08-01-2020

Two tables detailing the number and value of projects licensed by the Syrian Investment Agency as well as their geographic distribution between 2008 and 2017.

08-01-2020

Syria has awarded a Russian company a new offshore oil exploration contract as part of a set of new investment and trade agreements between the two countries.

08-01-2020

The year 2019 came to a disappointing close for the Damascus Securities Exchange, which saw its main index decline for the first time in four years.

18-12-2019

Syria’s northern areas under Turkish control are planning to expand the use of the Turkish lira in place of the Syrian pound, a move that will entrench Ankara’s control and integrate these areas with the Turkish economy while limiting losses linked to the depreciation of the Syrian pound.

18-12-2019

Two European countries have committed new funds for projects in northeast Syria through an opposition-affiliated fund.

11-12-2019
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.