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The European Investment Bank (EIB) will provide loans of more than 165 million euros (USD142 million) to finance projects in Syria.
Hermes, Germany's export credit insurer has resumed its cover of the Syrian market.
On January 1, 2002, the Euro, the common currency of the 12 members of the European Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) will begin circulating.

The French Centre for External Trade (CFCE), in co-operation with the French Senate, organised on November 14th a seminar on trade and investment in the Levant (Jordan, Lebanon, Syria).

Syria will have a large share of the EUR6.4 billion allocated by the European Investment Bank (EIB) to the Mediterranean countries in the six coming years, reported Al Hayat.

The English transcript of the speech of Bashar Al-Assad at the 9th Conference of the Regional Command of the Baath Party on June 21, 2000.


The English transcript of the interview of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad with Der Spiegel on July 09, 2001.