Economy

17-11-2014
A Syrian court of appeal has confirmed the condemnation of Syrian-French investor Jacques Saadé to pay a fine of USD 600 million.
17-11-2014
Syrian exports partly recovered during the first three quarters of this year, while Iran has become the country’s first supplier of goods, official data show.
10-11-2014
In a bid to limit rapidly declining fiscal revenues, the government has offered taxpayers a relief from penalties and other interest payments on arrears provided the taxes be paid by the end of this year.
10-11-2014
The few large private sector investments still being established in Syria remain concentrated in the coastal area and around Damascus, data from a licensing body shows.
27-10-2014
The Syrian President has issued a decree nominating five new Governors in Lattakia, Tartous, Aleppo, Idlib and Quneitra.
27-10-2014
Syrian businessman George Obegi passed away last week following a plane accident off the Cypriot coast.
27-10-2014
A bilateral meeting by members of the Syrian and Russian governments in Sochi last week failed to reach an agreement on a USD 1 billion loan by Moscow, according to various reports.
20-10-2014
Syria’s exports are currently at some 10 percent of their level four years ago, the head of a government body said.
20-10-2014
The administration of the Bab Al-Hawa border crossing between Turkey and Syria, which is in the hands of forces affiliated to the opposition, has denied rumours that it had raised transit fees.
20-10-2014
The National Coalition, Syria’s main opposition grouping, last week reappointed Ahmad Toumeh as Prime Minister of the Interim Government.
13-10-2014
Wael Halqi, the Syrian Prime Minister, inaugurated last week several upscale retail and tourism projects in Tartous worth a combined USD 100 million amid an outcry from regime supporters.
29-09-2014
The launch of air strikes by U.S forces has led to the destruction of Syrian oil and food storage assets.
29-09-2014
Syria’s trade with Turkey increased in the first half of this year compared to the same period of 2013.
29-09-2014
The institution in charge of Syria’s public sector pensioners is paying monthly pensions to some half a million individuals, according to its director-general.
22-09-2014
Food aid distributed to millions of Syrians in need of help will be slashed by 40 percent starting October because of a lack funds from donor countries, according to a UN official.

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