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

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 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

The text of the interview of Bashar Al-Assad by Syrian state TV on October 31, 2019.

30-10-2019

The decision by the U.S administration to keep hold of Syrian oil fields postpones any hope by the government to benefit from this resource in the short-term.

23-10-2019

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

16-10-2019

This factsheet originally aimed at providing an overview of the economic situation in North-East Syria under the control of the Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria (AANES). The events of the past few days, however, have changed facts on the ground before we could complete our work on this article.

16-10-2019

The government’s return to north-east Syria following the Turkish onslaught on that region is set to have an important impact on the country’s economy, in particular its energy, agriculture and trade sectors.

09-10-2019

The Ministry of Tourism has announced that the profits it generated from the four main hotels it owns increased by 17 percent in the first eight months of the year.

09-10-2019

Cosmetics trading; export-import

02-10-2019

Statement issued on 26 September 2019 by Foreign Ministers of Egypt, France, Germany, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, United Kingdom, and United States at the United Nations General Assembly

02-10-2019

Syria and Iraq have officially reopened a joint border crossing for the first time since 2014, opening the way for a significant increase in Syrian exports.

25-09-2019

The Syrian government has appointed among its representatives to the UN-led constitutional committee one of the country’s most influential business cronies.

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 reopening of a border crossing with Iraq is likely to be delayed again despite an acceleration of the preparations by the Syrian government.

18-09-2019
18-09-2019

Two years after it began production a Syrian brewery is considering closing down.

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.

11-09-2019

The government has awarded two Russian companies three contracts for the exploration and production of oil and gas in various parts of the country, the first such deals for onshore blocks since 2011.

04-09-2019

Iraq appears to have maintained its rank as Syria’s first export market in past years, although the shortage of precise data makes it difficult to assess the exact size of this trade.

04-09-2019

Medical tourism services

31-07-2019
16-07-2019

According to the head of the Syrian Civil Aviation Authority, only three international civilian airlines currently fly over Syrian territory.

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.