Economy

07-08-2018
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07-08-2018
United Nations agencies contracted Syrian companies for more than USD 160 million of goods and services last year, UN documents show.
07-08-2018
Bilateral trade between Lebanon and Syria declined markedly in the first half of this year according to data from the Lebanese customs.
31-07-2018
Jordan has taken an additional step towards restoring its ties with Damascus as it invites several Syrian business lobbying groups to visit Amman.
31-07-2018
The Syrian government has extended for six more months the exemption on custom duties granted to imports from Iran.
31-07-2018
The U.S. has blacklisted a number of Syrian and other individuals and entities over the regime’s chemicals production programme.
31-07-2018
An opposition development fund financed by western countries has announced that it was supporting, for the first time, projects in northeast Syria.
24-07-2018
Updated on July 26, 2018 (see bootom of article): Two cargo ships transporting wheat from Crimea to Syria have been delisted from registries, while a Makhlouf-related businessman has been removed from the EU sanctions list.
24-07-2018
The expected reopening of the Nassib border crossing between Jordan and Syria is being used as a leverage by the Syrian regime for political gains.
17-07-2018
Because of maintenance services, The Syria Report will not publish today.
10-07-2018
The Syrian regime’s control of the Nassib border crossing with Jordan is going to have significant economic and trade consequences.
03-07-2018
Nader Qalei, one of Syria’s most influential businessmen, is charged with violating economic sanctions imposed by Canada, the country where he resides, a Canadian outlet has reported.
03-07-2018
The Syrian government is trying to lure back Syrian investors based in Egypt, a year after a similar attempt largely failed.
03-07-2018
The number of residents in Syria stands at around 19.2 million, according to recent estimates.
02-07-2018
Iran exports to Syria, including radars, continued to increase last year, positioning it as the country’s third largest supplier.

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