Economy

03-01-2017
The Syrian opposition’s main development fund has received new grants to finance its development projects while it finalized a key project in the north.
03-01-2017
Data from the Armenian government suggest that a sizeable number of Syria’s Armenian community has left the country and relocated in its historical homeland.
20-12-2016
USAID is providing a new financial contribution to a development fund working in opposition-held parts of Syria.
13-12-2016
A deal reached today to end all fighting and evacuate both armed rebels and civilians from eastern Aleppo marks the effective end of the battle of Aleppo and the victory of the Syrian regime and its allies.
13-12-2016
A report published last week has shed light on the significant changes in Syria’s demographics including the gender, age and education structure of the population.
13-12-2016
The European Union has allowed some exemptions on its Syria sanctions regime on oil purchases and transport for humanitarian purposes.
06-12-2016
A presidential decree has formally enacted Syria’s 2017 budget with a nominal increase of 34 percent.
06-12-2016
The number of Syrians applying for asylum in the whole of Europe rose to 1.2 million at the end of September of whom 867 thousand applied in the EU, Norway and Switzerland.
06-12-2016
Syria’s annual inflation rate remained very high, although stable, in May.
29-11-2016
The Syrian President has appointed a new governor for the Hama province.
22-11-2016
An important Russian delegation promising economic aid to Damascus visited Syria this week, although the scope and size of this aid seems again unclear.
22-11-2016
The Kurdish-controlled self-declared autonomous region of northeastern Syria passed last week a labour law that replaces the government’s own regulations, in one of many similar moves by the Kurds in the past few years.
15-11-2016
The EU has blacklisted 18 new Syrian government officials, in the second such addition to its sanctions list in the space of two weeks.
15-11-2016
Syria's inflation rate was mostly stable in March and April, the last two months for which data are available, the government's statistical body has said.
08-11-2016
New information on Syria’s 2017 budget has provided details on the government’s wage bill and other expenses.

Events

Damascus Scientific Pharmaceutical Days
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Export Finance Seminar
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