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28-04-2021

The Syrian government announced this week it had received 203,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine via the COVAX facility in addition to 150,000 doses of China’s Sinopharm vaccine.

24-03-2021

Syria will soon receive one million doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine, the World Health Organisation has said, as the number of positive coronavirus cases continued to rise sharply.

10-03-2021

A Syrian state entity has extended the deadline for a tender to supply 25,000 tons of rice after failing to receive sufficiently attractive offers.

17-02-2021

Post and shipping services; contracting

06-01-2021

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.

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.

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.

04-11-2020

Syria saw a new increase in the number of people tested positive with Covid-19 to 17,925 since the beginning of the pandemic. Northern areas in particular have seen a surge in infected people.

16-09-2020

Syria's citrus fruit production, which represents an important source of economic activity and employment in the coastal area, is set to decline to its lowest level in at least five years.

26-08-2020

Building materials trading; solar power systems investment; contracting

12-08-2020

Updated on March 14, 2021: Since the end of June, several subsidised food commodities are no longer being sold by the Syrian Trade Establishment because of various difficulties importing these products. If the problem remains unresolved, the food security of more Syrians will be in danger.

08-07-2020

The Ministry of Health has announced a weekly increase of 33 percent in the number of Syrians living in government areas who tested positive for Covid-19.

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.

17-06-2020

The two tables below list the Iranian companies involved in Syria.

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.

18-03-2020
19-02-2020

The number of foreign visitors entering Syria increased by 35 percent last year, coming overwhelmingly from the Arab world.

05-02-2020

A delegation from India’s Tata Group visited Damascus in December, a rare case of a multinational company looking for business opportunities in Syria.

15-01-2020

Al-Furat Petroleum Company, once Syria’s largest oil company, has announced the rehabilitation of new wells west of the Euphrates River.

13-11-2019

The full transcript of the interview of Bashar Al-Assad by Russian TV network, RT.

23-10-2019

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.

23-10-2019

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.

23-10-2019

Syria’s foreign trade deficit increased again in 2018, initial data indicate.

25-09-2019

The following tables provide a breakdown by country of Syria's exports between 2006 and 2011.

25-09-2019

The following tables provide a breakdown by country of Syria's imports between 2006 and 2011.

18-09-2019

The 61st edition of the Damascus International Trade Fair closed its doors last week with mixed results for the Syrian government and economy.

10-07-2019

The capture in Greece of a huge shipment of Captagon pills from Syria has highlighted the size of the drug trade in the country’s economy.

03-07-2019

The Ministry of Tourism announced that the number of foreign arrivals increased 76 percent in the first five months of this year compared with the same period of 2018.

02-07-2019

Al-Furat Petroleum Company said that by the end of the first quarter of this year it had lost some USD 14.55 billion from the Syrian conflict.

15-05-2019

A delegation from an Indian company visited Damascus this week with a view to restart construction works on a power plant.

27-03-2019

A selection of reports, papers and articles on Syria including a special section this week on Trump's Golan decision.

23-01-2019

The Government’s plans to spend on investment projects are falling short because of a continuous shortage of cash, the recent example of a serum production plant shows.

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.

02-10-2018

The main highlights of the 60th edition of the Damascus International Trade Fair, which was held last month, included a relatively large Russian presence, a very limited one by Chinese companies and the absence of announcements of major business deals.