Economy

06-03-2017
Despite a decline in its exports to Syria last year, Turkey remained an important trading partner.
27-02-2017
The Syrian government, which is largely isolated from western countries, continues to try to build economic ties with other countries, although, six years after the beginning of the uprising, the impact of these efforts is hardly successful.
27-02-2017
The attempt by the Syrian government to lure back investors who fled the country is facing resistance from regime cronies, reflecting the obstacles that any serious reconstruction drive will face.
27-02-2017
Syria’s consumer prices increased by more than 50 percent last August, the most recent date for which official data are available.
21-02-2017
Preliminary data from the Syrian government suggest that the trade deficit decreased last year as imports fell by almost a third.
14-02-2017
Consumer prices continued to rise steeply in the middle of last year, new data indicate.
14-02-2017
The Syrian Minister of Economy has said that western companies will not benefit from reconstruction contracts unless their governments apologised to the Syrian people.
07-02-2017
China is providing a grant to the Syrian government, the first such known deal since the beginning of the uprising.
06-02-2017
Syria’s trade with Lebanon felt last year to its lowest level in fifteen years although much of the bilateral trade remains informal.
31-01-2017
The release of the preliminary financial statements of Syria’s listed companies provides an initial picture on the performance of Syrian businesses last year.
31-01-2017
Syria’s Prime Minister has said that no country other than Iran has provided any help to his country.
31-01-2017
International organisations plan to spend this year USD 8.0 billion on refugees, IDPs and host communities in Syria and neighbouring countries, an amount that will help boost somewhat the Syrian and regional economies.
30-01-2017
Syria’s inflation rate in June 2016, the last month for which data is available, rose to its highest rate in some three years.
24-01-2017
Iran has granted a new credit facility to Syria, although its amount is well below the expectations of the Syrian authorities.
24-01-2017
Some 180 thousand Syrian children were born in Turkey in the past five years, according to official data.

Events

First Forum on Eco-friendly products
Tekkiye Sulaymanieh
Tax Revision Committees
Damascus Chamber of Commerce