Economy

23-08-2016
The outburst of violence in the city of Hassakeh between the Syrian regime and the YPG, the armed branch of the Kurdish PYD, has ended with an agreement today that will apparently lead to the withdrawal of all forces affiliated with the Syrian regime, a move that has significant consequences on the political scene as well as on the governance of Syria’s northeast.
22-08-2016
Turkish exports to Syria in the first half of the year declined but remained relatively strong.
15-08-2016
The number of investment projects licensed by the Syrian Investment Agency in the first half of 2016 declined markedly on an annual basis.
26-07-2016
Renewed bombardments on Damascus after months of calm and the targeting of the main water pipe to the city has returned some form of instability to the Syrian capital.
26-07-2016
The U.S. Treasury has put eight individuals and seven entities under Syria-related sanctions in the first update of its blacklist for eight months.
25-07-2016
The appeal by Samir Hassan, a leading Syrian investor, to lift sanctions imposed on him by the European Union has been rejected.
19-07-2016
The American Congress is working on a bill that would impose additional sanctions on the Syrian regime and its allies and seek to start investigations into the eventual prosecution of war criminals.
18-07-2016
The Syrian President has appointed two new governors to the provinces of Suweida and Damascus Countryside, including a retired officer under EU sanctions.
12-07-2016
The only road still linking the rebel-held part of Aleppo to the outside world was closed last week by militias affiliated and allied to the Syrian regime.
12-07-2016
According to the Ministry of Economy, Syria’s import bill last year halved on an annual basis.
12-07-2016
Syria’s main opposition body, the National Coalition, has formed a new Interim Government.
05-07-2016
Syria’s balance of payments remained largely in the red last year as the current account continued to suffer from dismal goods and services exports, the IMF said in a report on the state of the Syrian economy.
05-07-2016
The Syrian Government has banned Bureau Veritas and SGS from dealing with Government entities for a period of three years.
05-07-2016
The European Union Council is amending the reasons for blacklisting a number of Syrian officials and investors.
04-07-2016
Updated on July 05: A new Government was formed in Syria on Sunday, the first in two years.

Events

Tax Revision Committees
Damascus Chamber of Commerce
Dental Care
Damascus International Fairground