Economy

21-07-2014
The Syrian Government increased last week the price of water and electricity supplied to Syrian households following the increases in the prices of basic commodities approved the previous week.
21-07-2014
During a speech last week following his re-election, and as the Syrian air force and army continued to bomb various parts of the country, Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad said that the coming period would see his Government focus on rebuilding damaged physical assets.
21-07-2014
Syria’s gross domestic product is forecast to grow this year for the first time since the beginning of the uprising in 2011, a Government official said.
21-07-2014
The number of companies established by Syrians based in Turkey surged in the first half of this year, putting them again on the top of the list of foreign investors in the country.
14-07-2014
The UN Security Council on Monday allowed the supply of humanitarian aid to opposition-held areas without the prior approval of the Syrian authorities.
14-07-2014
The National Coalition, Syria’s largest opposition grouping, has elected a new president to succeed Ahmad Jarba.
14-07-2014
Three more companies, including one based in the UAE, have been blacklisted by the US for their alleged support of the Syrian regime.
14-07-2014
Syria has raised by up to 100 percent the price of bread, sugar and rice, three staple foods for the Syrian population.
14-07-2014
The number of investment projects licensed by the Syrian Investment Agency in the first half of this year was equivalent to its level of 2012, confirming the relative increase in private sector investments in some parts of the country.
07-07-2014
The European Court of Justice has lifted sanctions imposed by the EU on Syria’s former Minister of Economy.
07-07-2014
Russia will provide a grant worth several hundred million dollars to the Syrian Government under an agreement signed last May.
07-07-2014
The executive arm of the Syrian opposition is continuing to take various steps to strengthen its credentials in opposition areas and among refugee communities.
30-06-2014
Ninety years after it was abolished by Ataturk, an Islamic Caliphate has been formally established on some parts of Syria and Iraq by the Islamic State of Iraq and Sham, a radical Islamist group.
30-06-2014
Iran’s Bank Saderat has already received USD 1 billion of funding request by Syrian state entities, reaching the ceiling of the credit line granted by Tehran to Damascus last year.
30-06-2014
The exfiltration of Syrians towards the European Union is becoming a business of its own in Turkey, Egypt and other countries with large Syrian refugee communities.

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