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19-02-2020

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.

19-02-2020

The list below includes the names of all the Syrian entities that have been blacklisted by the European Union since the beginning of the uprising in March 2011.

19-02-2020

The European Union sanctioned on February 17 several Syrian companies and individuals, including business figures from before the uprising or who emerged during the conflict and are active in sectors such as real estate and oil trading.

19-02-2020

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

12-02-2020

Despite reports that Conviasa, also known as Venezuelan Airlines, will start flying to Damascus next month, the Syrian government is still struggling to draw international airlines back to the country.

12-02-2020

Iran has denied that it will provide funding for a housing project in Syria, highlighting the domestic political dimensions of Tehran’s policy in Syria.

05-02-2020

Syria’s oil and gas infrastructure has been attacked twice this week after several similar incidents in recent months which may indicate that the country’s energy infrastructure is being systematically targeted.

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.

29-01-2020

Trading in building materials, construction equipment, electronics; concrete works; drilling wells; equipping factories; contracting

29-01-2020

A Kuwaiti company is considering selling its stake in a large tourism project located on Syria’s coast.

29-01-2020

The Syrian government has cancelled a contract with an Iranian company because of its incapacity to fulfil its contract, a rare such admission for projects between the two countries.

29-01-2020

Iran and Syria recently signed a memorandum of understanding in the educational field, which, according to the Iranian Minister of Education, should help encourage the spread of the Persian language.

15-01-2020

The Caesar sanctions bill that was signed into law late last year by the U.S. President will have significant medium and long-term consequences on the Syrian economy, but its shorter-term impact will be less meaningful.

15-01-2020

The Syrian Investment Agency has issued a licence for a new car assembly plant, while an Iranian-owned venture in the industry has reportedly suspended production.

15-01-2020

The value of the dollar in the Syrian foreign exchange market crossed the highly symbolic level of 1,000 pounds this week and is unlikely to retreat any time soon.

08-01-2020

The two tables below list the Russian companies involved in Syria since the beginning of the Russian military intervention in the country in September 2015.

08-01-2020

The Syrian parliament has ratified an agreement that will see the opening of a Syrian trading house in South Ossetia and a similar South Ossetian trading house in Damascus.

18-12-2019
The full transcript of the interview of Bashar Al-Assad by Phoenix Television on December 16, 2019.

18-12-2019

The Syrian parliament ratified on December 16 three oil contracts signed between the government and two Russian oil companies.

11-12-2019

The full transcript of the interview of Bashar Al-Assad by Italian TV channel Rai News 24 on December 09, 2019.

The transcript is by state news agency, SANA.

11-12-2019

In this factsheet, we look at Syria’s economic relations with the United Arab Emirates.

04-12-2019
The full transcript of the interview of Bashar Al-Assad by French Paris Match magazine on November 28, 2019.

04-12-2019

Network technology services; electronics trading; tourism services, contracting

04-12-2019

Syria’s power production utility has reissued two tenders to build two power turbines, a year after the first bidding offer.

04-12-2019

Russia’s Stroytransgaz, which has several investments in Syria, is being increasingly criticised for its practices and performance, including recently by a member of parliament.

27-11-2019

The absence of Samer Foz from the launch of his latest investment may indicate a change in his status as one of Syria’s most influential businessmen.

27-11-2019

The Syrian President has sent parliament a draft law to ratify three contracts awarded to the Katerji brothers to build two oil refineries and develop the Banias oil terminal.

27-11-2019

The Syrian government has significantly increased the salaries of civil servants, a move that will provide welcome short-term relief, but will also accelerate inflation and the depreciation of the currency.

20-11-2019

The two tables below list all foreign exchange companies registered in Syria.

20-11-2019

The economic situation in Syria is growing increasingly chaotic as the Syrian pound continues its freefall and prices rise.

20-11-2019

A Syrian state entity has announced that it will begin bartering phosphates for equipment and repair services as it finds itself incapable of paying foreign suppliers.

20-11-2019
The full transcript of the interview of Bashar Al-Assad by Russia 24 and Rossiya Sevodnya.

13-11-2019

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

06-11-2019

Various visits and meetings held by Iranian and Syrian officials over the past two months have highlighted the lack of meaningful progress in their economic relations.

06-11-2019

Syrian imports of Iranian crude oil doubled in the six months through the end of September, according to recent data, increasing inventories.