Japan (154)

14-04-2021

A group of four American Republican senators has challenged the United States’ support for a proposal by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) that would allow member countries including Syria and Iran to tap into a USD 650 billion funding allocation.

07-04-2021

The table below lists the financial pledges made for 2022 and beyond by the countries that participated in the Brussels meeting on March 30, 2021 (Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region - Brussels V Conference).

22-03-2021

This 2,200-word factsheet provides an overview of the Syrian tobacco sector, a major industry, particularly in the coastal area.

03-03-2021

An opposition-affiliated fund that finances projects in parts of Syria outside government control has received an additional EUR 8.2 million in funding from Japan towards stabilisation efforts in the northeast of the country.

23-02-2021

The United Nations humanitarian and Covid-19 response plans for last year received about USD 2.13 billion in funding, a little over half of what the global body says it needed for the plans.

13-01-2021

The Syria Recovery Trust Fund (SRTF), an opposition-affiliated fund which finances projects outside government control, said it has received about EUR 19 million in new funding to support programmes in areas retaken from the Islamic State militant group.

25-11-2020

An opposition-affiliated fund financing projects in areas outside government control is launching new projects worth EUR 8 million in northern Syria, including in the agriculture and electricity sectors.

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.

30-09-2020

The two tables below provide a breakdown of the projects funded by the Syria Recovery Trust Fund.

16-09-2020

A fund supporting economic activity in the north and northeast parts of Syria has announced its first micro-finance service.

12-08-2020

In recent weeks, as the date for the release of Aleppo’s new zoning plan approaches, the city’s council has stepped up monitoring in the destroyed eastern neighbourhoods. Municipal police are cracking down on construction sites and property owners who are trying to restore their buildings without permits.

08-07-2020

The table below lists the financial pledges made for 2020 and beyond by the countries that participated in the Brussels meeting on June 30, 2020 (Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region - Brussels IV Conference).

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.

08-04-2020

The opposition-affiliated trust fund financing projects in areas outside government control announced that it was stepping up its efforts to mitigate the impact of the Coronavirus in northern Syria as well as moving ahead with various development projects east of the Euphrates.

25-03-2020

Updated on March 31, 2020: Syria reported its first cases of Coronavirus and accelerated preparations to limit the spread of the pandemic and mitigate its economic, social and health impacts, as the dollar gained almost 20 percent in the black market.

25-03-2020

The rehabilitation of a power turbine in Syria’s northeast will do little to ease the massive shortage of electricity production that has resulted from a variety of factors.

25-03-2020

The Japanese government is providing a new grant to a fund dedicated to development projects in areas of Syria outside government control.

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.

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.

18-12-2019

Two European countries have committed new funds for projects in northeast Syria through an opposition-affiliated fund.

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.

25-09-2019

The main opposition-affiliated development fund has announced the disbursement of money on several new projects in the Aleppo and Raqqa governorates.

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.

20-03-2019

The annual Brussels conference on aid to Syria ended last week with a significant increase in amounts pledged by various countries.

20-03-2019

The table below lists the financial pledges made for 2019 and beyond by the countries that participated in the Brussels meeting on March 12-14, 2019 (Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region - Brussels III Conference).

20-03-2019

This table lists the participants at the Brussels meeting on March 12-14, 2019 (Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region - Brussels III Conference).

12-03-2019

The Syrian government is planning to hand over the container terminal of the Lattakia Port to Iran, The Syria Report has learned.

04-12-2018

Syria’s main opposition-affiliated development fund announced in the past three months the financing of several new projects in the country’s north and northeast.

10-07-2018

The two tables below list the number of foreigners by nationality who entered Syria in the period 2010-2016.

19-06-2018

Rami Makhlouf has failed in an appeal to lift EU sanctions imposed on him in 2011.

01-05-2018

The list of countries and amounts pledged during the "Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region Conference held in Brussels on April 25, 2018.

Table 1: Funding Announcements by Country and Organisation (in USD - by order of funding for 2018)