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30-01-2018

Syria’s oil and gas production increased noticeably this year, but output still remains very low and is unlikely to increase by much in the near future.

09-01-2018

The Syrian opposition is planning to open three new crossings in its northern Aleppo enclave to help boost trade with nearby regions.

02-01-2018

Recent statements by American officials but also reports from Raqqa suggest that the United States is considering getting involved in some form of reconstruction in Syria’s northeastern region.

19-12-2017

The Minister of Petroleum has set production targets for both oil and gas for next year and 2019.

19-12-2017

The Free Syria Chamber of Commerce and Industry, an opposition business lobbying group, has elected its new board of directors.

19-12-2017

The text below is an English transcript of statements made by Bashar Al-Assad to the press in Damascus on December 18, 2017, following a meeting with a Russian delegation led by Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin.

12-12-2017

A selection of reports, papers and articles on Syria.

14-11-2017

Samer Foz, the increasingly powerful and visible Syrian investor, is expanding his investment portfolio with a new venture in the pharmaceuticals sector.

14-11-2017

Data from the Syrian government provide indications on the sources of Syria’s crude oil procurements.

31-10-2017

Two new gas wells have started production in Syria, increasing slightly the country’s output.

24-10-2017

On Sunday 22 October, the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces captured the large Omar Field east of Deir-ez-Zor, effectively leaving the Syrian regime without direct control on any of the country’s largest oil fields.

10-10-2017

Lafarge, the French building materials global company, reportedly paid various armed groups in Syria, including the Islamic State, in order to protect its factory located in the north of the country as it hoped to remain operating and benefit from reconstruction.

26-09-2017

The Deir-ez-Zor gas plant is a gas processing and gathering plant located northwest of the city of Deir-ez-Zor.

26-09-2017

The takeover of a large gas field near Deir-ez-Zor by Kurdish-affiliated Syrian opposition groups last week draws many economic and political implications for a range of local, regional and international actors including the Syrian regime, Iran, the U.S. but also Russian private contractors.

21-09-2017

This text serves as the de-facto constitution of the areas of Syria under the control of the Kurdish Democratic Union Party, also known as Rojava.

19-09-2017

The Syrian government has revised upward its end-of-year targets for oil, gas and phosphate production.

12-09-2017

A weekly selection of reports, papers and articles on Syria.

12-09-2017

The success by the Syrian regime and the various militias affiliated to it last week in breaking the siege of Deir-ez-Zor could pave the way for important long-term economic benefits.

29-08-2017

A weekly selection of reports, papers and articles on Syria.

22-08-2017

A weekly selection of reports, papers and articles on Syria.

08-08-2017

Syria’s oil and gas production continues to increase incrementally as a potential deal with the PYD may add significant more volumes to the government’s control.

08-08-2017

The volume of wheat purchased by the Syrian government from its farmers will fall sharply again this year, an official has said.

25-07-2017

A weekly selection of reports, papers and articles on Syria.

11-07-2017

A weekly selection of reports, papers and articles on Syria.

20-06-2017

A weekly selection of reports, papers and articles on Syria.

20-06-2017

The launch of a new car assembly plant in Syria, the second in the space of four months only, has served to highlight the steady rise to prominence of an increasingly powerful businessman.

13-06-2017

A weekly selection of reports, papers and articles on Syria.

13-06-2017

Dozens of thousands of Syrian refugees in Turkey have returned to Syria in areas controlled by the Free Syrian Army, according to Turkish officials.

07-06-2017

This legislative decree was passed only a few weeks after the beginning of the uprising as a means to appease potential Kurdish unrest.

06-06-2017

A weekly selection of reports, papers and articles on Syria.

06-06-2017

All dams on the Euphrates River are now under the control of the Kurds, a fact that has important economic and political implications.

30-05-2017

A weekly selection of reports, papers and articles on Syria.

30-05-2017

A British oil company that has rights over oil fields located in northeast Syria has said that production at these fields has increased significantly since the beginning of the year although it receives no revenues from them.

26-05-2017

The following text is the English translation of a Syrian draft constitution written by the Russian government in 2016.

23-05-2017

A weekly selection of reports, papers and articles on Syria.

23-05-2017

The Islamic State is banning the use in its territory of any currency other than its own Dinar in an apparent bid to collect as much dollars as possible from the market before a potential withdrawal.