Economy

11-10-2016
The visit last week by an Iranian delegation to Damascus marks one of the first major attempts to deepen business ties between the two countries.
11-10-2016
A reduction in international aid is crippling essential services in the besieged Waer district near Homs.
11-10-2016
Syria’s annual inflation rate stood at 44.1 percent in February, according to official data.
11-10-2016
Syria’s 2017 budget is planned to increase by 34 percent to SYP 2.6 trillion, according to a preliminary draft approved last week by the government.
11-10-2016
The Aleppo siege has led to a surge in prices, reports from the city indicate.
04-10-2016
A decision by the Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Protection has reduced the profit margins of wholesalers and retailers for a number of products.
04-10-2016
A UN-appointed committee has published a report that contains a number of recommendations to offset the impact of western sanctions on humanitarian aid in Syria.
27-09-2016
The Syrian government has sent two of its members to Hassakeh as a means of reaffirming its bid for influence in the northeastern province.
27-09-2016
It could take up to 20 years for Syria to recover its GDP of 2010, the International Monetary Fund estimates in a recent report.
27-09-2016
The volume of Syrian investments in Turkey continues to rise according to recent data.
27-09-2016
A member of the Interim Government of the Syrian opposition was killed last week in Daraa.
20-09-2016
A pro-regime media has provided the first estimate of the number of civil servants and other beneficiaries of government salaries living in opposition and other areas outside regime control.
20-09-2016
A European Union court has lifted sanctions on two parent companies that were blacklisted in 2014 for the shipment of oil products to the Syrian regime.
13-09-2016
The French authorities have temporarily seized assets of Rifaat Al-Assad pending the end of a case brought against him corruption and embezzlement of funds.
13-09-2016
The Syrian President has appointed a new governor in Aleppo, Hussein Ahmad Diab.