Economy

22-05-2018
A Syrian investor, despite being a close associate of Samer Foz, has seen his assets frozen by the Syrian government for the second time in the space of five years.
15-05-2018
The Syrian Government has removed the name of this prominent overseas businessman from its blacklist potentially indicating his return to the country.
15-05-2018
As battles recede in most of western Syria, the country’s warlords appear to be integrating increasingly into the formal economy.
15-05-2018
Syria’s gross domestic product fell in 2016 to a fifth of its pre-uprising value according to official statistics released for the first time.
08-05-2018
A Jordanian business delegation arrived today in Damascus, the largest such gathering of businessmen coming to Syria from its southern neighbour for at least five years.
08-05-2018
Syria and North Korea signed last week new bilateral economic cooperation agreements in the education, industrial and customs fields.
01-05-2018
The Ministry of Economy has provided new data on the number and types of companies established in Syria.
01-05-2018
The annual international donors conference for Syria managed to collect much less than last year and than the expectations of international agencies.
01-05-2018
Syria’s foreign trade deficit remained mostly stable last year, official statements suggest.
24-04-2018
While the Syrian government continues to boast of its success in covering basic expenses, including civil servants’ salaries, in practice it is mortgaging the country’s long-term economic prospects.
24-04-2018
Last week, Russia and Syria signed several new economic cooperation agreements during an international business forum organized in Crimea, including to develop offshore resources.
17-04-2018
The Syrian government licensed hundreds of NGOs since the beginning of the uprising, according to an official report, although many are not operating.
17-04-2018
In Raqqa, Deir-ez-Zor and other areas under SDF control, local councils continue to announce on a regular basis the rehabilitation of infrastructure and various new development projects.
17-04-2018
Japan has provided a new contribution to an opposition-affiliated development fund.
17-04-2018
A government official has said that men represented today only a fifth of the Syrian labour force.

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