Economy

13-07-2015
The number of Syrians registered with the UN refugee agency crossed the four million threshold last week.
13-07-2015
The Syrian Investment Agency, a body licensing and regulating mostly large investments in the manufacturing, agriculture and transport sectors, gave the go ahead to 33 projects in the first half of 2015.
13-07-2015
A new financial aid of USD 1 billion from Iran was formalized last week by a decree from the Syrian President.
13-07-2015
Our two thousand-word factsheet on the economic aid agreements signed between Iran and Syria since the beginning of 2013.
06-07-2015
Weeks after the city fell in the hands of rebel groups, Idlib is reportedly witnessing the systematic looting of public and private properties.
06-07-2015
The Syrian authorities are continuing to issue legislation targeted at both raising fiscal revenues and encouraging some business sectors.
06-07-2015
Syria’s trade deficit remained extremely large during the first half of this year as exports represented less than 7.5 percent of the value of imports, official data show.
06-07-2015
A lack of funds is forcing the World Food Programme to reduce its assistance to Syrian refugees in Lebanon and Jordan.
29-06-2015
Syria’s foreign minister said today that Russia has promised new aid to his country, although the last request for aid made by Damascus last fall was rejected by Moscow.
29-06-2015
Humanitarian aid spent on Syrian refugees in Lebanon has had a positive impact on GDP growth in that country, a recent report commissioned by the UN has shown.
24-06-2015
Almost 30 thousand Syrians applied for asylum in the European Union in the first quarter of this year, according to official statistics.
22-06-2015
A Swiss court has decided to maintain a freeze on the assets of Rami Makhlouf one of Syria’s wealthiest and most powerful businesspersons.
22-06-2015
A report published by a former member of the Nusra Front claims that the Army of Islam was the main beneficiary of the donations made to armed opposition groups since the beginning of the war in Syria around three years ago.
18-06-2015
UPDATED: Syrians have applied for some one million passports since the beginning of the year, according to official estimates.
15-06-2015
Syria’s gross domestic product is forecast to continue to decline this year and next albeit at lower rates than in past years.

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