Hama (961)

05-05-2021

Detergents production; fabrics trading; contracting; export-import

28-04-2021

The Syrian Investment Authority's annual report for 2019 includes an investment map that lists projects offered for investment in multiple business sectors and geographic locations.

28-04-2021

Sales of cement in Syria increased by around 17 percent last year, indicating an increase in construction activity despite the Covid-19 pandemic and a significant drop in the population’s purchasing power.

28-04-2021

The Syrian Investment Agency (SIA), a state-owned body that licenses and promotes large-scale investment projects in the country, has published a report showing a modest increase in investments in 2019.

28-04-2021

Infrastructure works; building materials trading; contracting

28-04-2021

Plastics production; installation of UPVC doors and windows; building materials trading; contracting

28-04-2021

Telecommunications services and products trading; export-import; contracting

28-04-2021
21-04-2021

The Ministry of Electricity has estimated the losses of the electricity sector since the beginning of the Syrian uprising at SYP 3 trillion, according to local media.

21-04-2021

For much of 2019 and early 2020, northern Hama and southern Idlib governorates were under a barrage of near daily airstrikes and artillery fire, as pro-regime forces sought to recapture the area from rebels.

21-04-2021

This table provides data on the nominal and current capacity of the power generation plants operated by the state-owned electricity utility.

20-04-2021

This table provides data on the nominal and current capacity of the power generation plants operated by the state-owned electricity utility.

20-04-2021

This table provides data on the nominal and current capacity of the power generation plants operated by the state-owned electricity utility.

14-04-2021

Building materials trading; heavy machinery trading; contracting; export-import

07-04-2021

Detergents trading; building materials trading; contracting; export-import

07-04-2021

Construction work in Masyaf, a city in the western part of the Hama governorate, has been suspended for years after the city council refused to grant new building permits pending the release of amended zoning plans.

31-03-2021

A video published by pro-government media outlets in recent days appears to show live ammunition being fired at homes in the rural southern part of Aleppo governorate belonging to displaced people. The homes were reportedly converted into artillery, missile, and aerial practice targets under Russian military supervision.

31-03-2021

Expected shipments of the Covid-19 vaccine to Syria have been postponed until an unspecified date, according to the World Health Organisation’s Syria office, opposition news website Enab Baladi reported. 

31-03-2021

Establishing a pasta factory; import and export of foodstuffs; contracting

24-03-2021

Dairy production and food trading; contracting

22-03-2021

This 2,200-word factsheet provides an overview of the Syrian tobacco sector, a major industry, particularly in the coastal area.

17-03-2021

Gold prices in Syria are up more than 288 percent year-on-year amid volatility in global prices and a slide in the value of the local currency, which reached a historic low this week.

17-03-2021

Prominent Syrian businessman Samer Foz is set to open the country’s largest sugar refinery next month as the country struggles to secure enough of the commodity.

17-03-2021

The Syrian pound has fallen to another historical low after crossing the SYP 4,000 threshold against the dollar on the black market despite a renewed crackdown by the government on foreign exchange dealers and speculators.

10-03-2021

The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces seized control of three flour mills from the state-owned Syrian Grain Establishment (SGE) in the northeast of the country early last month, reflecting the growing strategic importance of the bread supply chain.

10-03-2021

Export-import; contracting

03-03-2021

The issue of the so-called “Amiri lands” has returned to the fore in Syria amid talk that the state could take back such properties from people who were forcibly displaced to opposition-held territory.

03-03-2021

Electrical products trading; building materials trading; contracting

24-02-2021

Light and heavy machinery trading; building materials trading; textiles trading

24-02-2021

Electrical products trading; building materials trading; agricultural investments; export-import

24-02-2021

Digital marketing; export-import

10-02-2021

Updated on March 26,2021: Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad ratified a USD 22-million production-sharing agreement (PSA) contract with Russian company Stroytransgaz Engineering (STG-Engineering) in December, according to documents reviewed by The Syria Report.

10-02-2021

Construction and contracting; building materials trading; tourist sector investments

03-02-2021

The number of new manufacturers starting operations in Syria increased slightly last year, according to official data, but the growth rate was much lower than in 2019 due largely to the fallout of the coronavirus pandemic as well as ongoing fuel and electricity shortages and the deterioration of the Syrian pound.

03-02-2021

Despite the protection provided by Turkish forces to opposition-controlled areas in northwestern Syria, their long-term deployment has begun to raise issues related to the sites they occupy.

03-02-2021

More than two and a half years after their displacement, residents have returned to some villages in the Al-Lajat area of rural northeastern Daraa governorate with Russian support, while the residents of other surrounding villages are still delaying their return home until certain promises are met.

03-02-2021

The Ministry of Electricity has decided to cut overnight power supplies to Syria's main industrial cities twice per week until the end of February, in a new sign of the severity of the electricity shortages affecting the country. The cities, which comprise the backbone of Syria’s industrial sector, had previously been exempted from power rationing.

03-02-2021

Automobile spare parts trading

27-01-2021

Over the course of 2020, three rounds of public auctions were held to invest in lands belonging to people displaced from formerly opposition-held territory in rural Hama, Idlib and Aleppo governorates. The first was to invest in the pistachio crop, the second for olive picking and the third for cultivating wheat. These auctions were organised by the security and military committees in these governorates, through the government-affiliated Farmer Leagues.

27-01-2021

Medical laboratory investments; contracting

27-01-2021
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.

20-01-2021

The rapidly rising cost of living in Syria and widespread frustration with the government’s inability to halt the deteriorating conditions have led to some surprising—if still limited—displays of discontent in recent weeks, including critical posts on social media and even small demonstrations.