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This article is an updated and expanded factsheet on the economic and business relations between Syria and Iran as of June 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.


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


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.


Syria and Iran signed last week in Damascus a string of new economic agreements, although very little details have emerged, casting doubts about their significance.


Iran and Syria signed last week an agreement to build a new power plant in Lattakia, although it is unlikely financing for the project has been secured.


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Syria has signed a “roadmap agreement” with Russia to build some 2,650 MW of new power plants and turbines, despite the fact that there is no money to pay for these projects, which are worth more than EUR 2 billion.


Syria and Iran signed last week several agreements in the electricity sector worth hundreds of millions of dollars although most of them will likely remain ink on paper.


A Chinese company has made an offer to build a power station in Lattakia although the issue of financing remains unresolved.


Iran is building two power plants and repairing a third in Syria, the Deputy Energy Minister has said.


Syria has reportedly signed several new contracts to purchase electrical equipment from Iran.


Syria has issued the second tender within a week for the construction of a wind power park as funding constraints give a comparative advantage to Iranian companies.


The visit to Tehran last week by the Syrian Prime Minister and a government delegation drew little apparent economic results.


The Syrian Government has issued a tender for the construction of a 350 MW power plant in the coastal area.


Syria is planning to issue tenders for some 1,500 MW of new generating capacity in the coming months, the Minister of Electricity said.


An Iranian company has won a contract to rehabilitate two hydroelectric plants located on the Euphrates River in the northeast of the country.


MAPNA, an Iranian engineering company, has won a contract to build a 470 MW CCP plant in Suweida, south of Syria, according to the Iranian news agency, IRNA.


Demand for electricity in Syria rose 6.1 percent in 2010 according to PEEGT, a government-owned power utility.


Demand for electricity rose 4.2 percent last year, according to Hisham Mashfej, head of PEEGT, the state-owned power utility.


Sixteen international companies have prequalified for the development of Syria’s first independent power producer, according to the Ministry of Electricity.


Mapna, or Iran Power Plant Projects Management Co., has laid the foundation stone of a 450 MW combined cycle plant in the Jandar Power Station.


Syria’s Ministry of Electricity has awarded two new EPC projects that will add 1,050 MW in power capacity.


The Syrian Cabinet has approved the award of a USD 466 million EPC contract for two new gas turbines at the Tishreen Power Station by Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd.


Mapna, or Iran Power Plant Projects Management Co., has begun construction works on a combined cycle plant at Tishreen Power Station.


The Public Establishment for Electricity Generation and Transmission (PEEGT) is embarking on a large development programme, which will see over 4,500 MW of generating capacity added in the coming three years.