Imad Hamisho (15)

18-12-2018

Syria’s steel industry is struggling to increase production as demand remains low and limited construction works take place in the country.

06-11-2018

UPDATED on November 06, 2018 at 7:41 pm GMT - A new lobby of Syrian businessmen, grouping mostly investors based abroad that have kept ties with the Syrian regime, has been formed.

29-10-2018

A Syrian court has reportedly discharged a freezing order on the assets of a prominent Syrian investor.

22-05-2018

A Syrian investor, despite being a close associate of Samer Foz, has seen his assets frozen by the Syrian government for the second time in the space of five years.

19-04-2018

In this 2,300-word factsheet we provide a profile of Samer Foz, who in the space of the past two years has risen to become Syria’s most powerful investor.

20-06-2017

The launch of a new car assembly plant in Syria, the second in the space of four months only, has served to highlight the steady rise to prominence of an increasingly powerful businessman.

13-06-2017

Several prominent Syrian businessmen, under pressure by the regime, have sold their assets to members of the new business elite, a reflection of how the war is changing the Syrian business landscape.

11-04-2017

Updated on April 20, 2017: The list of investors whose assets were recently frozen by the Syrian government has dozens of prominent names, including family members of prominent security officials.

05-07-2016

The European Union Council is amending the reasons for blacklisting a number of Syrian officials and investors.

04-01-2016

The European Union has removed a Syrian businessman from its sanctions list, only nine months after listing him.

22-12-2015

The Syrian Metals and Steel Council was established last week with the aim of lobbying for a sector that will benefit from any reconstruction drive.

09-03-2015

The European Union has blacklisted several new Syria-related companies and individuals, including two Iran-related businessmen and another involved last year in the negotiations to release abducted nuns as well as in dealings between the regime and ISIS.

16-06-2014

Abdallah Dardari, Syria’s former Deputy Prime Minister, provided an estimate for the economic cost of Syria’s reconstruction during a business forum in which many of Syria’s old business faces reappeared.

06-01-2014

Pro-regime media outlets have published names of leading investors that reportedly owe their banks large sums of money.

07-12-2008

Hamisho Economic Group will begin production in its new car assembly plant in the last quarter of 2009, according to Imad Hamisho, Chairman of the Group.