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07-04-2021

Donors pledged EUR 5.3 billion (USD 6.4 billion) towards humanitarian relief efforts for Syria at a recent conference -- a decrease on last year’s commitments and only around half the funds needed. As the conflict entered its second decade, most countries reduced funding, though both the European Union and Germany increased their contributions.

07-04-2021

The table below lists the financial pledges made for 2022 and beyond by the countries that participated in the Brussels meeting on March 30, 2021 (Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region - Brussels V Conference).

03-03-2021

An opposition-affiliated fund that finances projects in parts of Syria outside government control has received an additional EUR 8.2 million in funding from Japan towards stabilisation efforts in the northeast of the country.

23-02-2021

The United Nations humanitarian and Covid-19 response plans for last year received about USD 2.13 billion in funding, a little over half of what the global body says it needed for the plans.

03-02-2021

Syria has once again been ranked the third-worst country in the world in the annual Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) for 2020.

20-01-2021

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.

13-01-2021

The two state-owned Syrian companies producing alcoholic drinks reported a surge in volume sales and in revenues last year after an increase in prices failed to dampen demand.

13-01-2021

The Syria Recovery Trust Fund (SRTF), an opposition-affiliated fund which finances projects outside government control, said it has received about EUR 19 million in new funding to support programmes in areas retaken from the Islamic State militant group.

02-12-2020

A Chinese state-run company has made an offer to finance, build and develop a railway project that would link the Syrian capital with its suburbs through four rail lines, state media reported this week.

25-11-2020

An opposition-affiliated fund financing projects in areas outside government control is launching new projects worth EUR 8 million in northern Syria, including in the agriculture and electricity sectors.

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.

11-11-2020

ATMs are once again partially operating in Syria after new payment companies affiliated with the regime were established, about five months after the sudden withdrawal of the main ATM operator from the market.

07-10-2020
22-07-2020

The seizure of a Kurdish activist’s property in northern Syria highlights the complexity of the situation there and the competing roles of local councils, armed forces and Turkish institutions.

22-07-2020
The seizure of a Kurdish activist’s property in northern Syria highlights the complexity of the situation there and the competing roles of local councils, armed forces and Turkish institutions.

08-07-2020

The Brussels conference on humanitarian aid to Syria managed to generate pledges of EUR 4.9 billion from donor countries, falling below both the funding needs of around EUR 7.7 billion and last year’s pledges of EUR 6.1 billion. The United States was the only large donor to pledge a higher amount this year.

08-07-2020

The table below lists the financial pledges made for 2020 and beyond by the countries that participated in the Brussels meeting on June 30, 2020 (Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region - Brussels IV Conference).

25-03-2020

Updated on March 31, 2020: Syria reported its first cases of Coronavirus and accelerated preparations to limit the spread of the pandemic and mitigate its economic, social and health impacts, as the dollar gained almost 20 percent in the black market.

25-03-2020

The Japanese government is providing a new grant to a fund dedicated to development projects in areas of Syria outside government control.

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.