Qaterji (37)

27-11-2019

The Syrian President has sent parliament a draft law to ratify three contracts awarded to the Qaterji brothers to build two oil refineries and develop the Banias oil terminal.

06-11-2019

Syrian imports of Iranian crude oil doubled in the six months through the end of September, according to recent data, increasing inventories.

06-11-2019

The three lists below show the names of the members of the Constitutional Committee as provided by the team of the Office of the Special Envoy for Syria, Geir Pedersen.

30-10-2019

The US dollar has gained almost 5 percent in the space of a month in the Syrian foreign exchange market, a confirmation that the latest plan by the authorities to prop up their currency has failed.

30-10-2019

A trade fair on the oil sector held in Damascus this week saw little participation but was co-organised by an Iranian-linked body.

23-10-2019

These tables list the companies that have been licensed by Syria's real estate commission.

23-10-2019

The Syrian government is using future reconstruction activity as a carrot to attract private investment in the cement sector, but low demand and unclear prospects are acting as a deterrent.

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 Qaterji brothers are negotiating to expand their investments in Aleppo, confirming that they have become the main business actors in Syria’s second largest city.

02-10-2019

An attempt by the government to push local investors to sell their dollars in order to support the Syrian pound has only highlighted the unpreparedness of the Central Bank of Syria, has little chance of success and risks alienating these businessmen.

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.

11-09-2019

The U.S. has sanctioned new Syrian companies and individuals linked to Iran.

24-07-2019

The award of a contract by the Ministry of Petroleum to a Lebanese company to refine petroleum residues has caused controversy in Damascus.

25-06-2019

The market for oil products in Syria has remained stable in the past weeks despite an attack on submarine pipelines linked to the Banias Port.

12-06-2019

The U.S. Treasury blacklisted yesterday 16 individuals and companies that are either Syrians or conduct a significant part of their business in Syria, including Samer Foz and several businesses associated to him.

05-06-2019

A new very influential investor is expanding his activities across various business sectors in a similar fashion to other individuals who have benefitted from the Syrian war.

30-04-2019

A private sector company owned by influential investors has gained a quasi-monopoly on the import into Syria of oil products, highlighting the key role this company plays as the government battles to reduce shortages.

12-03-2019

Syria’s unrelenting energy crisis is pushing the government to try various solutions, including new supplies from the northeast and more import licenses to private investors.

30-01-2019

Smelting and manufacturing of metal products

23-01-2019

Opposition media are reporting that oil supplies from Kurdish to regime areas are ongoing through the intermediation of a Syrian business family recently put under sanctions.

22-01-2019

For the first time, the European Union has put sanctions on the business elite that has emerged from the Syrian war as well as on its most symbolic investment project.

06-11-2018

UPDATED on November 06, 2018 at 7:41 pm GMT - A new lobby of Syrian businessmen, grouping mostly investors based abroad that have kept ties with the Syrian regime, has been formed.

11-09-2018

The U.S. Treasury has blacklisted a number of Syrians and other nationals and entities associated with Syria’s oil procurement networks, including one of the most prominent war profiteers.

03-07-2018

Tourist investment; contracting; export-import

12-06-2018

EPC of oil and gas projects

12-06-2018

Reports on an oil deal between the regime and the PYD have highlighted the continuing prominence of a new Syrian business figure.

15-05-2018

As battles recede in most of western Syria, the country’s warlords appear to be integrating increasingly into the formal economy.

13-02-2018

Freight transportation services

13-02-2018

Development of real estate projects

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.

07-03-2017

The success last week of regime forces in linking areas under their control with those of the Kurdish PYD will likely improve supplies of energy and agricultural products in Damascus and other parts of the country, lower costs and provide a small boost to economic activity.

20-12-2016

Local activists have highlighted the continuing oil trade taking place between the Islamic State and the Syrian regime through an increasingly powerful intermediary.

29-11-2016

Agricultural production and trade

29-11-2016

Economic and management consultancies

19-04-2016

The list of the 250 members of Parliament following the elections organized on April 13, 2016.