Economy

28-11-2017
The Syrian Minister of Economy has implicitly acknowledged that his government will receive no major funding for the reconstruction effort.
28-11-2017
Businessmen in various Syrian industries are complaining of a lack of manpower despite the country’s massive unemployment rate.
28-11-2017
Syrian-Iranian bilateral trade, excluding crude oil, increased over the past two years, although it remains well below its pre-uprising level.
21-11-2017
A report by a global bank estimates that the average wealth of Syrians dropped markedly this year.
21-11-2017
The financial results of some of Syria’s largest companies show an increase in revenues across the board, albeit from very low levels.
14-11-2017
Samer Foz, the increasingly powerful and visible Syrian investor, is expanding his investment portfolio with a new venture in the pharmaceuticals sector.
14-11-2017
The Syrian authorities have increased the amount of money that Syrian males aged over 42 have to pay to avoid conscription, a decision that aims at increasing the treasury’s revenues although many also perceive it as a means of discouraging refugees from returning.
07-11-2017
A decision by the government to facilitate the import of textile fabrics has created wide protests among powerful Aleppo manufacturers and highlighted the contradictory interests of the Syrian business community.
07-11-2017
The government’s reconstruction committee has announced that it would allocate money for the areas of Deir-ez-Zor that were taken back from the Islamic State last week.
07-11-2017
Syria was among the worst performing countries in the world in the latest annual Doing Business report, another reminder of the stark difficulties the country will face in recovering from the war.
31-10-2017
Rami Makhlouf has failed in his bid to have his assets in Switzerland unfrozen.
24-10-2017
A visit by the Syrian Prime Minister to the coastal area has highlighted the limited capacity of the government to meet the expectations of the population.
24-10-2017
Syria ranks among the worst performing countries in terms of its country risk perception.
24-10-2017
Syria’s inflation rate remained high in 2016 official data show, although the increase in prices began to decelerate by the last quarter of the year.
17-10-2017
The government has ordered a provisional custody on the assets of Imad Ghreiwati, one of Syria’s most prominent investors prior to 2011, a move that adds a layer of instability to investors planning to return to the country.

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