Economy

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.
15-09-2014
A report by a UN-affiliated body has provided a dramatic picture of Syria’s main economic and social indicators, three and a half years after the beginning of the popular uprising.
01-09-2014
The Syrian Investment Agency licensed 40 projects in the first eight months of the year, most of them located around Damascus and in the coastal area.
01-09-2014
Reports that salaries of civil servants in various parts of Syria are not being paid on time, or not at all, are increasing.
01-09-2014
The number of Syrian refugees has crossed the six million mark as almost half of the Syrian population has been displaced, the UN aid agency said.
01-09-2014
A new Government tasked with fighting “terrorism” and ensuring the supply of goods and services to the population was formed last week in Damascus.
25-08-2014
Some 80 percent of Syrian refugees in Lebanon receive credit or borrow money to complement their income, as three quarters of that population is food insecure, according to a recent survey from UNHCR.
25-08-2014
The shares owned by Firas Tlas in the Syrian subsidiary of Lafarge Cement, the global cement manufacturer, have been seized by the Syrian Government.

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