Economy

28-10-2013
Syria’s uprising and war is estimated to have cost its economy some USD 100 billion by the first half of this year, according to a recent report.
21-10-2013
The number of Syrian refugees has reached 2.18 million, or an increase of around 10 percent in the last month, according to the United Nations.
21-10-2013
The ministry of economy has provided an update on the number of limited liability and joint-stock companies registered in the country.
14-10-2013
The Syrian government has announced a sharp increase in the subsidized price of sugar and rice as it seeks to reduce its subsidy bill.
07-10-2013
Syrian officials have laid the foundation stone and inaugurated three projects in the Lattakia province, including two in the town of Qardaha, for a total value of over SYP 1.1 billion.
07-10-2013
Revenues generated by the customs department continue to decline this year as a result of the fall in Syria’s foreign trade activity.
30-09-2013
The Syrian President has appointed a new governor for the province of Deir-ez-Zor, the third in only fifteen months.
30-09-2013
The Syrian government has doubled its estimate of the damages suffered by Syria’s public sector and infrastructure as a result of the war, from only a few months ago.
23-09-2013
Syria’s official inflation rate continued to increase last May, according to official data.
16-09-2013
The Syrian President appointed on September 2 a new governor for the province of Hama.
09-09-2013
The number of Syrians made refugees by the war gripping the country crossed the 2 million mark last week, the United Nations said.
09-09-2013
Syria’s official inflation rate continued to increase in March and April although it remained well below unofficial estimates of the CPI.
02-09-2013
A committee set up by the government has listed seven consumer products that will fall within an administratively-priced system that the government wants to introduce to rein in the impact of inflation on the population’s purchasing power.
26-08-2013
The government is working to ensure steady food supplies at least until the first quarter of next year, a government official said.
26-08-2013
Several key economic portfolios changed hands in a government reshuffle last week that testifies to the growing deterioration of the Syrian economy.

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