Economy

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.
28-06-2016
The Ministry of Economy has drawn a list of goods that will be prioritized for imports.
27-06-2016
Syria’s official annual inflation rate reached 48.1 percent, according to the Central Bureau of Statistics.
20-06-2016
The Syrian Government’s decision to impose a sharp rise in the price of oil products has been met by wide complaints in regime-held areas, which seem to reflect the exhaustion of the population.
13-06-2016
ISIS revenues declined 16 percent last year as oil and cement production were affected by loss of territory and air strikes, according to a recent report.
07-06-2016
The EU has lifted the sanctions it imposed in 2014 on Hashem Akkad, a Syrian businessman active in multiple sectors, a decision that could have a broader impact on the sanctions regime imposed on Syrian individuals and entities.
07-06-2016
After much delays and official announcements by the Governments of Syria and Iran, the preferential trade agreement between the two countries finally entered into force a few weeks ago.

Events

2nd International Finance Markets Investment Forum 2011
Sheraton Hotel Aleppo
SME Support Fund
Damascus Chamber of Commerce