Economy

15-08-2017
On Thursday, the Damascus International Trade Fair will reopen after a 5-year hiatus as the Syrian regime attempts to bring back foreign investors and promote a return to normalcy.
15-08-2017
Following popular and political pressures, the Syrian authorities have been forced to reopen the Bakdash ice-cream store, only days after its “final” closure.
14-08-2017
Syria’s trade with two of its neighbours remained mostly unchanged in the first half of this year, official data indicate.
08-08-2017
Syrian companies were awarded dozens of millions of dollars from UN organizations last year including millions that went to companies owned by individuals under western sanctions and linked to regime militias.
07-08-2017
The latest inflation data indicate that the rate of price increases was stable but still very high in the fall of last year.
28-07-2017
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25-07-2017
The closure of one of the oldest shops in the traditional Hamidiyeh Souk in Damascus has highlighted the widespread suspicions generated by government decisions in the economic field.
25-07-2017
The Syrian government announced last week the allocation of billions of pounds to the Homs province almost exclusively dedicated to communities supportive of the regime and areas inhabited by religious minorities.
18-07-2017
The European Union has added 16 Syrian individuals who are mostly affiliated with its chemicals programme to its sanctions list.
18-07-2017
ESCWA estimates that the losses in physical capital incurred by Syria in the past six years amounts to USD 100 billion.
17-07-2017
The United States has provided a new grant to an opposition-affiliated fund that operates in Syria’s north and south.
11-07-2017
Despite the massive physical destruction Syria has suffered, the disruption of its economic system has had a much higher impact on its economy, a report by the World Bank says.
11-07-2017
The Syrian Government is seeking to attract Chinese investors but these seem reluctant to take the Syria risk.
20-06-2017
The launch of a new car assembly plant in Syria, the second in the space of four months only, has served to highlight the steady rise to prominence of an increasingly powerful businessman.
20-06-2017
Syria has reduced customs duties on manufacturing inputs by 50 percent in a bid to encourage local production and reduce imports.

Events

City View 2011 - Damascus
Four Seasons Hotel
Motex 2011
Damascus International Fairground