Economy

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.
12-05-2014
An attempt by the Syrian government to limit import trade has created a black market for import licenses granted to local traders.
05-05-2014
Syria has applied to join the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation, according to the deputy Minister of Economy.
05-05-2014
Out of two dozen candidates to Syria’s Presidential elections, three have been shortlisted by the Constitutional Court, including, obviously, Bashar Al-Assad.
05-05-2014
The American Administration has upgraded the representation in the US of the National Coalition, the largest grouping of Syrian opposition forces, to a “foreign mission,” giving it a small political boost.
05-05-2014
Syria issued more than 1 million passports for its citizens last year, a Government official said.
28-04-2014
Bilateral trade between Syria and Turkey doubled last year on an annual basis, official statistics show, although it remained well below pre-uprising levels.
28-04-2014
According to a Government official, up to 15,000 Syrians have been kidnapped since the beginning of the conflict, a number that does not include dozens of thousands arrested by Government forces.
21-04-2014
Syria’s Presidential election, largely expected to be a farce, will take place on June 3.
21-04-2014
The Syrian government has signed food import contracts worth EUR 230 million under an Iranian credit line granted last year.
21-04-2014
The Syrian Ministry of Economy is preparing to establish a Turkish boycott office working on the same lines than the existing Israel Boycott Office.
14-04-2014
The World Bank has allocated $200 million to Jordan and is planning to spend $50 million in Lebanon to help these two countries support the impact of the Syrian crisis, Inger Andersen the Vice-President for the MENA region said.
14-04-2014
Syria’s inflation rate showed a rare month-to-month decline last November, according to official statistics.
13-04-2014
The Syrian Investment Agency has announced that it licensed a number of new investments in the first quarter of this year.

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