Economy

08-11-2016
New information on Syria’s 2017 budget has provided details on the government’s wage bill and other expenses.
08-11-2016
The European Court of Justice has confirmed the blacklisting of three key Syrian businessmen.
01-11-2016
The European Union has added ten Syrian individuals, including four members of the military and a prominent businessman, to its sanctions list.
01-11-2016
The Syrian President has appointed a member of the security forces to head the Deir-ez-Zor province, the fourth such decision to appoint a member of the military apparatus as governor in the space of three months.
01-11-2016
Syrians now comprise a significant share of the Lebanese labour market, according to a recent research, although historical and structural factors seem as significant as the presence of refugees.
25-10-2016
The Syrian government is considering lifting subsidies on bread, a reflection of how strained government finances have become.
25-10-2016
Last week saw the death in Lattakia of Soubhi Joud, founder of the Joud Group, one of the country’s largest business conglomerates.
18-10-2016
The deputy minister of foreign affairs of the Czech Republic visited Damascus last week in a rare visit by a high ranking European official since the beginning of the uprising.
18-10-2016
The new governor for the province of Hassakeh, recently appointed by Bashar Al-Assad, is a former military and security official, known for his brutality against civilians.
18-10-2016
An opposition controlled town has started issuing family registration books, the first such known case outside regime areas.
11-10-2016
The visit last week by an Iranian delegation to Damascus marks one of the first major attempts to deepen business ties between the two countries.
11-10-2016
A reduction in international aid is crippling essential services in the besieged Waer district near Homs.
11-10-2016
Syria’s annual inflation rate stood at 44.1 percent in February, according to official data.
11-10-2016
Syria’s 2017 budget is planned to increase by 34 percent to SYP 2.6 trillion, according to a preliminary draft approved last week by the government.
11-10-2016
The Aleppo siege has led to a surge in prices, reports from the city indicate.

Events

Dental Care
Damascus International Fairground
Assessing the Price of Imported Goods
Damascus Chamber of Commerce