Economy

17-10-2017
The government has ordered a provisional custody on the assets of Imad Ghreiwati, one of Syria’s most prominent investors prior to 2011, a move that adds a layer of instability to investors planning to return to the country.
10-10-2017
A meeting by the Syrian and Russian governments today has yielded surprisingly little results, in an additional sign of the difficulties facing Syria’s reconstruction ambitions.
10-10-2017
The Interim Government of the Syrian opposition has taken over the control of a border crossing between Turkey and northern Syria, which will enable it to have its first relatively significant source of independent revenues.
10-10-2017
The Ministry of Domestic Trade has decreased the price of several food items as the improvement in the value of the pound helps reduce import costs.
03-10-2017
Last week, the Government’s reconstruction committee met to discuss for the first time the devising of a broad reconstruction strategy although questions over finance and strategy remain unanswered.
03-10-2017
The Ministry of Domestic Trade has raised the minimum capital requirements for establishing companies in Syria.
03-10-2017
Syria’s 2018 budget is forecast to grow by some 13 percent to three trillion pounds, according to information released by the government.
26-09-2017
The European Union said that it will organise next spring a new conference to provide financing for Syrian refugees and displaced.
26-09-2017
The takeover of a large gas field near Deir-ez-Zor by Kurdish-affiliated Syrian opposition groups last week draws many economic and political implications for a range of local, regional and international actors including the Syrian regime, Iran, the U.S. but also Russian private contractors.
26-09-2017
The Syrian government has approved a plan to restore its authority and activities in the city of Deir-ez-Zor following the success of its troops in lifting the siege on the city earlier this month, while looting by regime militias spreads to the countryside.
19-09-2017
During the first half of 2017, Syrians remained the most numerous foreign investors in Turkey.
12-09-2017
Syria’s foreign trade declined by around a fifth last year, suggesting a further contraction in spending and investment, initial data show.
05-09-2017
The Syrian government has ordered the irrevocable seizure of all the assets Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri may have in Syria.
29-08-2017
The expected reopening of the Syrian-Jordanian border crossing will bring significant benefits to the Syrian economy.
29-08-2017
Despite promises by the Syrian authorities that the number of checkpoints on the country’s roads would be reduced, some new ones are being established, leading to an increase in costs for producers and consumers alike.

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