Comtrade (41)

18-11-2020

The total volume of Syria’s foreign trade edged down two percent last year, while its trade deficit remained substantial, according to international trade data.

18-11-2020

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.

28-10-2020

The Syrian-Iranian Joint Chamber of Commerce has opened a trade centre in Damascus to promote Iranian companies and enhance their presence in the Syrian market.

23-09-2020

The sharp rise in the cost of raw materials is leading to a shortage of paper products, including schoolbooks, despite a recent increase in local production capacity.

16-09-2020

Syria's citrus fruit production, which represents an important source of economic activity and employment in the coastal area, is set to decline to its lowest level in at least five years.

12-08-2020

Since the end of June, several subsidised food commodities are no longer being sold by the Syrian Trade Establishment because of various difficulties importing these products. If the problem remains unresolved, the food security of more Syrians will be in danger.

08-07-2020

The devaluation of the Syrian pound has had an immediate impact on the cost of food products as the government announced a roughly 50-percent increase in the price of sugar and rice, two important elements of Syrians' diets.

17-06-2020

Syria’s production of salt at its main mine in Deir-ez-Zor will surge within a year, according to government estimates.

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.

08-06-2020

This article is an updated and expanded factsheet on the economic and business relations between Syria and Iran as of June 2020.

27-05-2020

Syria is seeking to boost its yeast production capacity, much of which was destroyed during the conflict, with a new tender for the construction of a 50 tons/day plant in Aleppo.

29-04-2020

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

27-04-2020

This article is an updated and expanded factsheet on the economic and business relations between Syria and Russia as of April 2020.

18-03-2020

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.

18-03-2020

China remained one of Syria’s main suppliers last year, according to Chinese official data.

20-11-2019

A Syrian state entity has announced that it will begin bartering phosphates for equipment and repair services as it finds itself incapable of paying foreign suppliers.

06-11-2019

A Greek business delegation visited Damascus last week, a rare case of an EU business lobby coming to 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.

23-10-2019

The Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) has agreed to give Syria a preferential treatment for its exports, the Ministry of Economy said, although the impact of the deal on the economy will be limited.

04-09-2019

Iraq appears to have maintained its rank as Syria’s first export market in past years, although the shortage of precise data makes it difficult to assess the exact size of this trade.

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.

11-12-2018

Syria has issued a tender to import flour to meet local shortages.

30-10-2018

The value of the import licenses granted to Syrian traders by the Ministry of Economy declined in the first three quarters of this year, official data indicate.

11-10-2018

In this 2,200-word factsheet we provide a profile of the Syrian cement sector.

18-09-2018

Syria’s foreign trade deficit increased again in 2017, initial data indicate.

02-07-2018

Iran exports to Syria, including radars, continued to increase last year, positioning it as the country’s third largest supplier.

26-06-2018

A Syrian official said that his government plans to import 1.5 million tons of wheat this year, but the actual situation of the market is unclear.

01-05-2018

Syria’s foreign trade deficit remained mostly stable last year, official statements suggest.

10-04-2018

A Jordanian business delegation will be visiting Damascus soon to look for business opportunities and push for the reopening of the border between the two countries.

27-02-2018

Turkey continued to post last year a large trade surplus with Syria.

20-12-2017

The tables below provide data on the bilateral trade between Syria and Russia.

28-11-2017

Syrian-Iranian bilateral trade, excluding crude oil, increased over the past two years, although it remains well below its pre-uprising level.

12-09-2017

Syria’s foreign trade declined by around a fifth last year, suggesting a further contraction in spending and investment, initial data show.

06-09-2017

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

09-05-2017

The tables below provide a breakdown by countries of Syria's exports and imports in 2010, the last year before the uprising and for which data from the Syrian authorities is available.

06-03-2017

Despite a decline in its exports to Syria last year, Turkey remained an important trading partner.

29-11-2016

Syrian exports were at a record low last year, data indicate.

05-07-2016

Syria's balance of payments between 2010 and 2015 based on data from the International Monetary Fund.

07-06-2016

After much delays and official announcements by the Governments of Syria and Iran, the preferential trade agreement between the two countries finally entered into force a few weeks ago.