Economy

26-01-2015
The average monthly income of a Syrian refugee worker in Lebanon is almost 40 percent lower than the minimum wage, a survey by the International Labour Organization has found.
26-01-2015
The number of labour lawsuits has surged in the last three years as a large number of wage earners have lost their jobs.
26-01-2015
Mohammad Makhlouf, the maternal uncle of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad and father of business tycoon Rami Makhlouf, has seen a European Court refuse his request for the lifting of sanctions imposed on him.
19-01-2015
The Syrian Government has increased the price of bread, heating oil, fuel oil and cooking gas to levels that effectively largely reduce its subsidies bill but also dent further the purchasing power of the population, in spite of a partial compensation for wage earners.
12-01-2015
ISIS has reportedly prepared a budget of USD 2 billion for 2015 for the regions under its control in Syria and Iraq.
12-01-2015
An average Syrian family needs some USD 267 per month in order to cover its basic expenses, according to an estimate made by a local media.
12-01-2015
Syria’s tax office has reduced the annual tax bill that dozens of categories of businesses will pay on their income.
12-01-2015
The Syrian Government has extended an exemption of customs duties on Iranian products, the only known result of several days of negotiations between the two governments.
05-01-2015
Lebanon has imposed visas on Syrians entering its territory for the first time since the creation of these two states some 70 years ago.
29-12-2014
Syrians spent more money on lottery this year than they did last year, according to a government official.
29-12-2014
The Syrian government will be allocating 50 percent of all new positions in the public sector to the families of the soldiers who have fallen fighting on its side in the last four years.
29-12-2014
The US Treasury has put under sanctions 11 new individuals and companies located in four different countries for supporting the Syrian Government purchase oil products.
22-12-2014
While the results of the visit last week to Tehran of Syrian Prime Minister Wael Halqi are not yet clear, the growing dependency of Damascus on its ally is increasingly obvious.
15-12-2014
Several dozen factories have relocated to Tartous in 2014, according to a Syrian official.
08-12-2014
The Syrian Government has overhauled drastically the country’s customs tariff scheduled and reduced to a fifth the highest duty rates.

Events

Taxation in Syria
Damascus Chamber of Commerce
Vet Expo
Damascus International Fairground