Border controls and the recent EU-Turkey deal are having a significant impact on the number of Syrian refugees seeking to reach Europe.
The Syrian Coalition has appointed a new Prime Minister to head its Interim Government in replacement of Ahmad Tohme.
The United Nations agencies based in Damascus have contracted dozens of Syrian companies to supply them with goods and services worth hundreds of millions of dollars in the past years.
The Syrian authorities have announced a new influx of government investment in the two coastal provinces that far outweighs their investments in other parts of the country.
UPDATED: Russia will supply to Syria a complimentary shipment of 100 thousand tons of wheat, Wael Halqi, the Prime Minister, said.
The role of the World Bank will be crucial in the estimated USD 180 billion reconstruction cost of Syria, Jim Yong Kim, the President of the Washington institution said.
Some 70 percent of the members of parliament “elected” last week in Syria are new entrants, reflecting the important change that has affected the powerbase of the Syrian regime.
The Court of Justice of the European Union has rejected the appeal by Tarif Al-Akhras, a leading Syrian businessman, to see his name removed from the European blacklist.
Russian Business Ties to Syria Remain Limited Despite CMA-CGM Launch of Shipping Route Between Lattakia and Russia
CMA CGM will reportedly begin a regular route between Lattakia and the Black Sea in a bid to enhance Syrian exports to Russia.
Syria posted a slight increase in its exports last year to USD 1.4 billion, according to a press report.
Salaries paid to civil servants represent the single most important budget expense item, according to the Syrian Prime Minister.
Japan has provided a new financial grant to the main opposition-managed fund dedicated to finance projects in rebel areas.
Barclays Bank has closed the bank accounts of prominent Syrian investor Wafic Said and of his various entities.
The Kurdish Democratic Union Party announced on Thursday 17 March the establishment of a federal region in northeast Syria in a meeting held in the oil rich town of Rumeilan.
According to recent data, Syrian investors now contribute to the set-up of more than 40 percent of all companies established by foreigners in Turkey.
Damascus International Fairground
Dama Rose Hotel