Economy

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.
12-08-2013
Trade between Lebanon and Syria surged in the first half of this year, according to official statistics.
12-08-2013
The number of Syrian refugees across the Middle East region is now close to 2 million or 10 percent of the country’s population prior to the uprising.
29-07-2013
Syria’s official inflation rate remained above 50 percent in the first two months of this year although actual price increases are believed to be much higher.
22-07-2013
The ministry of economy has specified the price and quantity of the food items that it will sell and distribute under its coupon scheme.
22-07-2013
The Syrian Investment Agency licensed only twelve investment projects in the first half of this year.
22-07-2013
Syria’s planning and international cooperation commission has a new director, Humam Al-Jazairi.
22-07-2013
The Syrian President has appointed two new governors for the provinces of Homs and Quneitra.
15-07-2013
Last week, the Syrian government added several key food items to the list of commodities it distributes under a coupon scheme, as the economic mood in Damascus becomes increasingly reminiscent of the early 1980s.
08-07-2013
The government’s revenues from customs tariffs and fees declined last year on the back of falling foreign trade.
08-07-2013
The Syrian government has no more revenues because of the ongoing conflict and the destruction of the economy, the Syrian Prime Minister has said.
08-07-2013
Syria’s Baath Party has announced the election of a new regional command, which is formally the executive branch of the party in Syria.

Events

Food Expo 2011
Damascus International Fairground
Motex 2011
Damascus International Fairground