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26-02-2020

The Ministry of Health said today that it has still not recorded any cases of patients affected with the coronavirus.

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.

05-02-2020

A delegation from India’s Tata Group visited Damascus in December, a rare case of a multinational company looking for business opportunities in Syria.

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.

22-01-2020

A company from China is negotiating to set up a plant in Syria, which would be one of the very few Chinese investments to take place in the country.

15-01-2020

The Caesar sanctions bill that was signed into law late last year by the U.S. President will have significant medium and long-term consequences on the Syrian economy, but its shorter-term impact will be less meaningful.

15-01-2020

The Syrian Investment Agency has issued a licence for a new car assembly plant, while an Iranian-owned venture in the industry has reportedly suspended production.

15-01-2020

Al-Furat Petroleum Company, once Syria’s largest oil company, has announced the rehabilitation of new wells west of the Euphrates River.

08-01-2020

Equipping building materials factories; building materials trading; contracting; construction work and services

08-01-2020

The Syrian parliament has ratified an agreement that will see the opening of a Syrian trading house in South Ossetia and a similar South Ossetian trading house in Damascus.

18-12-2019
The full transcript of the interview of Bashar Al-Assad by Phoenix Television on December 16, 2019.

18-12-2019

The Syrian parliament ratified on December 16 three oil contracts signed between the government and two Russian oil companies.

11-12-2019

In this factsheet, we look at Syria’s economic relations with the United Arab Emirates.

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

27-11-2019

General trading; contracting

20-11-2019
The full transcript of the interview of Bashar Al-Assad by Russia 24 and Rossiya Sevodnya.

13-11-2019

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

13-11-2019

Building materials trading; contracting

06-11-2019
30-10-2019

A trade fair on the oil sector held in Damascus this week saw little participation but was co-organised by an Iranian-linked body.

23-10-2019

The tables below provide a list of Syria's main trading partners last year with the value of their exports to, and import from, Syria.

23-10-2019

The tables below provide a list of Syria's main trading partners last year with the value of their exports to, and import from, Syria.

23-10-2019

The tables below provide a list of Syria's main trading partners last year with the value of their exports to, and import from, Syria.

23-10-2019

Syria’s foreign trade deficit increased again in 2018, initial data indicate.

16-10-2019

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

14-10-2019
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.

25-09-2019

The following tables provide a breakdown by country of Syria's exports between 2006 and 2011.

25-09-2019

The following tables provide a breakdown by country of Syria's imports between 2006 and 2011.

18-09-2019

The 61st edition of the Damascus International Trade Fair closed its doors last week with mixed results for the Syrian government and economy.

07-08-2019

Cultivation of Chinese herbs and vegetables; import of foodstuffs, cereals and other agricultural products; import agricultural machinery

10-07-2019

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.

03-07-2019

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.

02-07-2019

Al-Furat Petroleum Company said that by the end of the first quarter of this year it had lost some USD 14.55 billion from the Syrian conflict.

12-06-2019

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.

28-05-2019

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

08-05-2019

General trade and investment