Homs (1123)

08-07-2020

Touristic investments; marketing services; contracting

08-07-2020

Animal feed trading; export-import; contracting

01-07-2020

The Damascus municipality recently announced that 50 additional hectares of land would be deducted from Harasta, a city just northeast of Damascus, and annexed to the new organisational plan of Qaboun, an adjacent suburb of Damascus, in accordance with the controversial Law 10.

01-07-2020

The government has once again extended the bidding deadlines for six power projects after failing to attract contractors and funding. However, two small turbines in Banias and Deir-ez-Zor have been rehabilitated.

01-07-2020

The number of Syrians who tested positive for Covid-19 increased by 57 percent over the past 15 days, according to government estimates, although the numbers still remain low compared to many other countries.

01-07-2020

The table below lists the projects funded by the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development.

The table includes both loans and grants and are divided by sector of activity.

24-06-2020

Engineering equipment trading; petroleum services

10-06-2020

Updated on June 17, 2020: The number of people who tested positive with the Coronavirus in Syria climbed by 23 last week to 146, up from 123 a week ago, while the number of recoveries increased to 62 from 50 and the number of deaths remained unchanged at six.

10-06-2020

Cable and wire manufacturing; contracting

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.

03-06-2020

The Syrian president has named five new governors, including four in strategically sensitive regions.

03-06-2020

Building materials trading; property trading; real estate contracting

03-06-2020

This is the list of the 14 heads of Syrian governorates as of May 30, 2020.

27-05-2020

A new gas well has started production in the Qara field in the Qalamoun area.

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.

27-05-2020

Just a few days after his appointment, Syria’s new minister of domestic trade—and potential future prime minister—Talal Al-Barazi, has started to make his presence known.

20-05-2020

Foodstuffs trading; sweets and pastries; export-import

20-05-2020

Oil and gas services; contracting

13-05-2020

The Syrian president has replaced the minister in charge of the distribution of consumer goods and replaced him with an influential figure.

13-05-2020

Building materials trading; drilling works; electrical goods and electronics trading; contracting

13-05-2020

Quarry investments; building materials and equipment trading; contracting

29-04-2020

Laminate oil, laurel soap, and shisha charcoal manufacturing; contracting

29-04-2020
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.

22-04-2020

Agricultural equipment trading; medical equipment trading; contracting

22-04-2020

Olive oil plant investment; production line equipment trading; contracting

22-04-2020

The past week saw a modest uptick in Syria's confirmed Covid-19 cases, but the apparently slow infection rate has allowed the government to start reopening some shops and official agencies.

15-04-2020

Syria’s production and export of olive oil—of which the country is among the largest producers in the world—are set to increase slightly this year, despite the recent battles in the Idlib area.

15-04-2020

Updated on April 22, 2020: The original version of this article attributed attacks on Syrian gas fields to the Islamic State. We have since received contradictory information and have removed any reference to the identity of the perpetrators of these attack and edited the text accordingly.

14-04-2020

In this 4,400-word factsheet, we provide a profile of the main businesses and economic institutions affiliated with the Syrian Ministry of Defence.

08-04-2020

Touristic investments; contracting

06-04-2020
A 2,300-word factsheet on the Syrian activities of Stroytransgaz, the Russian company that has become the symbol of Moscow’s economic influence in the country.

01-04-2020

On March 30, the Ministry of Health announced the death of a second person from the Coronavirus, out of a total of ten positive cases, while the government added new measures to limit the spread of the virus.

01-04-2020

Facility to manufacture ready-mix concrete; building materials; contracting

01-04-2020

The Syrian government’s difficulties importing wheat will be compounded this year by the limited quantities it will be able to buy from local farmers.

25-03-2020

General trading; contracting

18-03-2020

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.

18-03-2020

The government has agreed to subsidise loans granted to Aleppo industrialists in a bid to kickstart investment in Syria’s traditional manufacturing hub.