Economy

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.
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.

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