Economy

27-10-2014
The Syrian President has issued a decree nominating five new Governors in Lattakia, Tartous, Aleppo, Idlib and Quneitra.
27-10-2014
Syrian businessman George Obegi passed away last week following a plane accident off the Cypriot coast.
27-10-2014
A bilateral meeting by members of the Syrian and Russian governments in Sochi last week failed to reach an agreement on a USD 1 billion loan by Moscow, according to various reports.
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.

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