Economy

23-11-2015
Kurdish-led areas in northern Syria are continuing to issue new laws, to license businesses and to take other measures that are strengthening their drive to gain more autonomy from the rest of the country.
23-11-2015
The United Kingdom will organize early next year a donors conference to fund Syria’s humanitarian needs.
16-11-2015
The Syrian Government has announced a series of investments in Lattakia and Tartous amounting to billions of Syrian Pounds.
13-11-2015
The Syria Recovery Trust Fund is receiving another USD 15 million to fund development projects within opposition-held territories in Syria.
09-11-2015
Airstrikes in northern Syria, allegedly from Russian airplanes, have destroyed the factories of two of Syria’s most prominent industrial concerns.
02-11-2015
Based on the numbers prepared by the Government, Syria’s deficit should represent around a third of the total budget next year.
02-11-2015
Statements by the Syrian Minister of Labour indicate that today up to half of all working age Syrians are employed by the Syrian Government.
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.
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.