Economy

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.
31-08-2015
The trust fund in charge of funding development and humanitarian projects in opposition-held parts of the country announced in August financial agreements worth more than EUR 4 million for new projects.
31-08-2015
Syria’s annual inflation rate last May reached 39.4 percent, according to official statistics.
24-08-2015
The assets of Saeb Nahas, one of Syria’s most prominent businessmen, have been frozen according to local media.
24-08-2015
Syria’s trade with Lebanon declined by six percent in the first half of 2015 according to statistics from the Lebanese customs.
24-08-2015
On August 20, the Syrian President dismissed two ministers and appointed their successors.
17-08-2015
Syria’s inflation rate continued to increase in March and April, according to official data.

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