Economy

16-06-2014
Abdallah Dardari, Syria’s former Deputy Prime Minister, provided an estimate for the economic cost of Syria’s reconstruction during a business forum in which many of Syria’s old business faces reappeared.
16-06-2014
The World Bank is forecasting a further fall in Syria’s gross domestic product this year and next although at a rate that is lower than in previous years.
16-06-2014
Jordan has set several restrictions to limit the entry of Syrian nationals into its territory.
09-06-2014
Since the beginning of the year, the Syrian Investment Agency has licensed an average of five new projects every months, almost exclusively in the so-called “safe areas” of the country.
09-06-2014
Bashar Al-Assad was declared the winner of the Presidential “elections” held on June 2 in Syria with his two opponents gaining together less than 7.5 percent of the votes.
02-06-2014
A recent report by a Syrian research house has confirmed the dramatic decline in Syria’s economic output and the no less tragic rise in poverty and unemployment.
02-06-2014
The European Union has renewed for another year its sanctions on a vast number of Syrian individuals and companies but lifted them on a prominent businessman and one of the country’s leading private sector banks.
02-06-2014
Syria and North Korea signed several agreements at the end of a bilateral meeting in Damascus.
26-05-2014
Around half of the Iranian credit line granted to the Syrian Government last year has been spent, according to a Syrian banker.
26-05-2014
Syria’s monthly inflation rate continued to stabilise at the end of last year, although annual price increases remained significant.
26-05-2014
The Syrian Government has signed a contract for a barter deal, the first since the beginning of the uprising.
19-05-2014
Updated May 20, 2014: In spite of limited financial means, the Interim Government of the Syrian opposition has announced plans to restore production at a power plant as well as to relocate within Syrian territory.
19-05-2014
The number of newly registered companies in the first four months of this year surged in the Province of Tartous.
19-05-2014
Syrian investors were the largest foreign investors in newly-registered companies in Jordan in the first quarter of this year, according to a Jordanian official.
12-05-2014
The US Treasury has blacklisted a number of new individuals and entities for their support of the Syrian regime, including a Russian bank.

Events

Shaam Expo
Damascus International Fairground
Bank Credit Guarantees
Damascus Chamber of Commerce