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.
The Syria Report is launching a new section called Library that will include hundreds of reference data and documents.
The cost of the war on Syria’s economy reached USD 275 billion by the end of 2015 and will almost double even in the event of an end to the conflict now, a report has found.
Syria’s average household budget has continued to increase exponentially last year, a recent study has found.
The main host destination for Syrian refugees in Turkey is the province of Hatay, i.e. the Sandjak of Alexandretta, Turkish data indicate.
Private investment fell sharply last year in Syria, after a relative respite in 2014, data from a government body indicate.
The Syrian President has issued a decree calling on parliamentary elections to be held on April 13.
The number of Syrian refugees in Europe increased six-fold last year to almost 900 thousand, according to the latest data from the UN, still less than 0.2 percent of the population of the continent.
Syria’s bilateral trade with Turkey decreased last year on the back of lower Turkish exports.
The Tartous province has continued to attract Syrian investors fleeing other parts of the country, according to official data.
Syria’s economic, financial and social indicators continued to deteriorate in 2015, while consumption in areas outside Government control is weighing increasingly in the economy, a recent report has found.
A conference organized in London last week managed to collect some USD 11 billion to aid Syrian refugees and host countries in the next five years and, in effect, to try to keep Syrians out of Europe.
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