The Syrian government has sent two of its members to Hassakeh as a means of reaffirming its bid for influence in the northeastern province.
It could take up to 20 years for Syria to recover its GDP of 2010, the International Monetary Fund estimates in a recent report.
The volume of Syrian investments in Turkey continues to rise according to recent data.
A member of the Interim Government of the Syrian opposition was killed last week in Daraa.
A pro-regime media has provided the first estimate of the number of civil servants and other beneficiaries of government salaries living in opposition and other areas outside regime control.
A European Union court has lifted sanctions on two parent companies that were blacklisted in 2014 for the shipment of oil products to the Syrian regime.
The French authorities have temporarily seized assets of Rifaat Al-Assad pending the end of a case brought against him corruption and embezzlement of funds.
The Syrian President has appointed a new governor in Aleppo, Hussein Ahmad Diab.
The total value of contracts awarded to Syrian companies by United Nations agencies last year was close to USD 200 million, according to a UN document.
The Syrian government has changed again the rules regulating import trade in a bid to facilitate and speed transactions.
The Islamic State has reportedly paid millions in welfare support to dozens of thousands of Syrians living under its rule.
The U.S. Treasury has removed from its Syria sanctions list a Lebanese businessman and his company.
A Syrian pro-regime publication has claimed that a handful of traders control as much as 60 percent of all Syria’s import trade, a report that reflects the tensions existing between Syrian businessmen over the control of import trade.
Syria’s GDP will continue to decline next year, albeit at a slower rate, according to ESCWA, a UN body.
An opposition fund has announced new funding contracts for development projects in the opposition-held parts of the country, in particular its first venture in the education sector.
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