Retail & Trade

28-03-2017
A Syrian investor is playing a key role in one of the largest merger and acquisition deals in the MENA region.
24-01-2017
The government has merged three retail trading state entities in a bid to streamline operations and reduce costs.
20-12-2016
In the next few weeks Syria will open a trade centre in a remote town in the Caucasus with the unlikely objective of boosting exports to Russia.
29-11-2016
Syrian exports were at a record low last year, data indicate.
22-11-2016
A Jordanian official has said that his government would consider an opening of a new border crossing with Syria, potentially enabling a resumption of trade ties between the two countries.
25-10-2016
Business activity in Syria’s free trade zones continues to decline, potentially indicating a broader contraction of the Syrian economy.
06-09-2016
Damasquino Mall, one of the largest commercial centres in Damascus, reopened its doors last week, a year after its closure.
30-08-2016
In the first half of 2016, Syria’s trade with Lebanon continued to decline for the third year in a row.
30-08-2016
The Syrian Exporters Federation has opened a business centre in Tehran to promote Syrian products in the Iranian market.
14-06-2016
A border crossing between Iraq’s Kurdistan and Syria’s north-eastern region has been reopened after three months of closure.
17-05-2016
Based on the trend since the beginning of this year, Syria’s exports should reach USD 1.1 billion in 2016.
02-02-2016
Syria slightly reduced its trade deficit with Lebanon last year, according to data from the Lebanese customs.
04-01-2016
The value of the goods shipped in and out of Syria’s free trade zones declined again last year, according to preliminary estimates.
08-06-2015
Syria’s free trade zones shipped a total of SYP 84 billion worth of goods last year, according to official data.
10-11-2014
Syria’s exporters federation has reached an agreement with Lebanon’s Ministry of Interior to ease the entry of its members into Lebanon, the head of the federation said.