Japan (141)

11-04-2017

The list of countries and amounts pledged during the Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region Conference held in Brussels on April 05, 2017.

11-04-2017

The funding of international and regional organisations under the 2016 regional refugee and resilience plan (3RP).

11-04-2017

The international community has pledged to give USD 5.9 billion to offset the humanitarian impact of the war on Syria and its neighbouring countries.

24-01-2017

The text of the interview of Bashar Al-Assad by Japan's TBS in Damascus on January 17, 2017.

03-01-2017

The text of U.N. Security Council resolution 2336 (2016) adopted on December 31, 2016 supporting the efforts by Russia and Turkey to enforce a ceasefire and jump-start a political process.

20-12-2016

USAID is providing a new financial contribution to a development fund working in opposition-held parts of Syria.

17-05-2016

Statement of the International Syria Support Group
Vienna, 17 May 2016

17-05-2016

The text of the statement of the International Syria Support Group following a meeting in Vienna on May 17, 2016.

26-04-2016

The list of countries and amounts pledged during the Supporting Syria Conference held in London on February 04, 2016.

05-04-2016

Japan has provided a new financial grant to the main opposition-managed fund dedicated to finance projects in rebel areas.

01-03-2016

The text of U.N. Security Council resolution 2268 (2016) adopted on February 26, 2016, endorsing the cessation of hostilities agreement reached by the United States and the Russian Federation, co-chairs of the International Syria Support Group.

09-02-2016

The list of countries and amounts pledged during the Supporting Syria Conference held in London on February 04, 2016.

02-02-2016

A weekly selection of articles and reports on Syria.

14-12-2015

The table below lists all the funding provided in 2015 to the UN and its partner organisations for the Syrian humanitarian crisis.

16-02-2015

Switzerland has banned the sale of jet fuel and fuel additives to Syria following in the European Union steps.

24-11-2014

A department of Russian Literature opened last week at Damascus University, as the Syrian Government seeks to highlight its strengthening ties with Moscow.

17-11-2014

The market for cars in Damascus has declined to only 0.5 percent of its level four years ago, according to official data.

30-07-2012

The European Union has published the names of Syrian entities and individuals that were included to its sanctions list last week.

16-07-2012

The Syrian President has appointed seven new governors and a new head for the State Planning and International Cooperation Commission.

26-03-2012

Turkey announced today that it was closing its embassy in Damascus only days after the Turkish Prime Minister said that his country was on the verge of breaking diplomatic relations with its southern neighbour.

07-02-2012

Switzerland and Australia have announced an expansion of a blacklist of Syrian individuals and entities that are sanctioned for their alleged support to the Syrian authorities’ handling of the popular uprising engulfing the country.

06-02-2012

Imperial Tobacco and JTI, two of the largest global tobacco firms, have acknowledged that their operations had been impacted by the unrest in Syria and the sanctions imposed by the EU and US on Syrian individuals and companies.

24-10-2011

The Governor of the Central Bank has said that Syria was willing to use the Russian Ruble in international transactions should a ban on the Euro be imposed by the European Union.

03-10-2011

The Damascus Governorate has re-issued for the third time a tender for the design and regulatory study for the development of informal areas in and outside Damascus.

26-09-2011

In a widely expected move,  on Friday the European Union imposed a ban on all new investments in the Syrian oil industry, although existing operations will not have to be discontinued.

08-03-2011

A recent survey by the Central Bureau of Statistics shows that the vast majority of people leaving in illegal housing areas in Syria benefit from the same services as those living in regulated zones.

08-03-2011

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06-03-2011
25-10-2010
The number of tourists that entered Syria in the first nine months of 2010 stood at 6.6 million, a year-on-year increase of 46 percent, according to the Ministry of Tourism.
06-09-2010

Korean brands continued to hold a majority share of the Syrian car market in the first half of this year according to the state-owned General Foreign Trade Organisation.

05-07-2010
Nippon Kaiji Kyokai (ClassNK), a Japanese ship classification society, has opened an exclusive surveyor office in Syria.
09-05-2010
The Container Terminal of Tartous, managed by International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI), a Filipino firm, saw an increase of 23 percent in the volume of goods handled in the first quarter of this year.
12-04-2010

The General Organization for Maritime Transportation, a state-run company, has announced that it has added a new ship to its fleet.

08-03-2010
JICA, Japan’s International Cooperation Agency, is providing Syria with USD 16.27 million in grants to finance projects in the waste management, clean power and education fields.
15-02-2010
Toyota has launched in Syria its latest generation car, Prius, the first hybrid vehicle to enter the Syrian market.
18-01-2010

Syria’s General Organization of Tobacco will be producing cigarettes under the Malboro and Winston brands, according to Faysal Sammaq, Director-General.

09-11-2009
Shimizu, a Japanese corporation, will invest USD 3.58 million in the development of a burning system at a plant affiliated to the General Fertilisers Company, according to Ahmad Kharma, the general manager of GFC.
29-06-2009
The Syrian government has set minimum prices on a large list of imported manufactured products in a move aimed at protecting local industry.
01-06-2009

SYRIAMAR, or the Syrian General Establishment of Maritime Transport, will acquire two new vessels for its fleet at a cost of USD 42.5 million.

11-05-2009
*By Ben Simpfendorfer
 
The rise of China is one of this century’s great stories. The country ranks as the world’s third largest economy, the world’s second largest oil consumer, and one of the largest holders of United States government debt. It is no surprise that the sudden slowing in China’s economic growth, from 13 percent to 7 percent, has captured the attention of bankers and CEOs alike.
12-03-2009

The English transcript of the interview of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad with Japanese newspaper Asahi Shimbun on March 12, 2009.

17-11-2008

Market Evolution Software Products Limited, a company from the Bahamas, has been chosen to supply the electronic trading systems to be used by the Damascus Securities Exchange (DSE).

10-03-2008
The 2008 turnover of the General Organization of Tobacco (GOT) is expected to reach SYP 25.6 billion (USD 533 million), according to Salman Abbas, Deputy Director-General.
27-08-2007

Syria’s net liquid reserves of foreign currencies stand at USD 20 billion, according to Adib Mayaleh, the Governor of the Central Bank of Syria.

30-07-2007
The General Organization for Free Zones (GOFZ) has given a preliminary approval to a group of investors to set up three dry ports in the north, south and eastern parts of the country at a total investment cost of USD 25 million, according to Ahmed Abdu...
11-06-2007

Adib Mayaleh, the Governor of the Central Bank of Syria, has announced that the link of the Syrian Pound to the Special Drawing Rights will start in July.

21-05-2007
Syria’s total foreign trade volume rose to SYP 1 trillion (USD 20 billion) in 2006, an annual increase of 12 percent, according to preliminary estimates from the Central Bureau of Statistics.