Economy

09-01-2018
The average monthly income needed to meet the requirements of an average household in Damascus has mostly remained unchanged last year, the first time it does not increase since 2011, according to a pro-regime media.
02-01-2018
Recent statements by American officials but also reports from Raqqa suggest that the United States is considering getting involved in some form of reconstruction in Syria’s northeastern region.
02-01-2018
The Syrian President has conducted a minor government reshuffle including the defence portfolio.
02-01-2018
The Syrian government’s attempts to lure Russian direct investments, including in the cement industry, have limited chances of succeeding.
02-01-2018
Syria’s foreign trade value, composed overwhelmingly of imports, increased by some 18 percent in the first ten months of 2017, according to official reports.
20-12-2017
Russia is increasingly clear about its intentions to acquire economic assets in Syria and capitalize on its military and political support to the regime to generate financial returns.
19-12-2017
A Russian official has expressed what is the bluntest statement to date on Russia’s ambition to get hold of as much of Syria’s energy and other economic resources as possible.
19-12-2017
At the beginning of this month the government made public for the first time some information on its efforts to devise a long-term strategy for post-war Syria.
19-12-2017
A fund dedicated to investment in the opposition areas has received additional payments and pledges worth dozens of millions of dollars from various western donors.
12-12-2017
Syria’s 2018 budget will nominally increase by more than 19 percent although actual expenses will likely be much lower than those projected.
12-12-2017
The Syrian Parliament has approved a doubling of the rate of the reconstruction tax, which is supposed to contribute to finance the rebuilding of the country.
12-12-2017
An opposition-affiliated fund has announced that it will be investing more than USD 10 million in development projects in the southern governorate of Quneitra.
28-11-2017
The Syrian Minister of Economy has implicitly acknowledged that his government will receive no major funding for the reconstruction effort.
28-11-2017
Businessmen in various Syrian industries are complaining of a lack of manpower despite the country’s massive unemployment rate.
28-11-2017
Syrian-Iranian bilateral trade, excluding crude oil, increased over the past two years, although it remains well below its pre-uprising level.

Events

Investment Facilities at the Industrial City of Adra
Damascus Chamber of Commerce
EDU 2011 Damascus
Kiwan Land