Economy

02-11-2015
Syria’s tax revenues have increased markedly in the first half of this year, according to the Ministry of Finance.
02-11-2015
Estimates and projections on Syria’s economic performance remain as difficult as ever to make as shown in two recent global publications.
29-10-2015
Revenues generated from customs fees and taxes this year will be higher than in 2014 in nominal terms and continue to represent an important source of income for the Syrian Treasury.
26-10-2015
The Syrian Government has managed to raise significant foreign currency revenues from the increase in passport fees decided six months ago.
21-10-2015
The Syrian Government has sent to Parliament the draft text of next year’s budget, which will be overwhelmingly used to cover current expenses.
19-10-2015
The European Union has expanded the criteria for blacklisting individuals and companies in its sanctions regime against the Syrian authorities in a bid to include more businesspersons and prevent sanctions circumvention.
12-10-2015
Only weeks after it increased the salaries of civil servants, the Government is raising the price of various products and doubling income tax rates on salaries.
05-10-2015
The Syrian government has increased the cost of tap water and is reportedly planning to reduce subsidies on bread.
05-10-2015
Syria’s draft budget for 2016 plans a 27.4 percent increase in Syrian Pound terms.
05-10-2015
Official data confirm an increase in business activity in the coastal province of Tartous, a regime stronghold that has seen an influx of hundreds of thousands of people in the last three years.
28-09-2015
A decree issued by the Syrian President on Eid Al-Adha has increased the monthly salary of all civil servants and armed forces members by 2,500 Syrian pounds.
21-09-2015
The UAE welcomed more than 100 thousand Syrians since the beginning of the uprising in 2011, the Government said in response to strong criticism of its policy towards Syrian refugees.
21-09-2015
The Syrian Government has banned state institutions from importing from Turkey, while at the same time expanding access to Iranian products.
14-09-2015
As Russia sends its troops to Lattakia, it claims that it also plans a number of economic projects in Syria’s coastal city.
14-09-2015
The opposition-held segment of Aleppo is benefitting from new funds for the collection and treatment of its solid waste.

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