In a surprise move, Russia’s Soyuzneftegaz, an oil and gas company exploring Syria’s offshore areas, has announced that it was withdrawing from the Syrian market.
Official data confirm an increase in business activity in the coastal province of Tartous, a regime stronghold that has seen an influx of hundreds of thousands of people in the last three years.
The Syrian government has increased the cost of tap water and is reportedly planning to reduce subsidies on bread.
|Thursday 8 October 2015|
Our weekly roundup of articles on Syria's economy and society.
Some 18 articles selected from the world press and online resources on Syria's economy and...
Our weekly roundup of articles published in the international press on Syria's economy and...