Aleppo (1371)

22-02-2018

This is the list of the 14 heads of Syrian governorates as of 22 February 2018.

20-02-2018

This is the list of companies licensed by Syria's real estate commission.

20-02-2018

Syriatel and MTN-Syria have announced a new increase in their revenues last year as they continue to be important contributors to the government’s finances.

13-02-2018

Construction works on an industrial zone in the Euphrates Shield area north of Aleppo have begun with the aims of attracting investment and boosting economic activity in this pocket under the control of the Turkish authorities.

13-02-2018

The Syrian government has adopted several trade measures to encourage the textile industry, a major sector of activity in the country.

13-02-2018

Development of real estate projects

06-02-2018
06-02-2018

This is the list of the 14 heads of Syrian governorates as of 05 February 2018.

06-02-2018

Syria has signed a “roadmap agreement” with Russia to build some 2,650 MW of new power plants and turbines, despite the fact that there is no money to pay for these projects, which are worth more than EUR 2 billion.

30-01-2018

Chinese companies are increasingly enquiring about business opportunities in Syria, although no funding for reconstruction is expected to come from Beijing.

30-01-2018

The Syrian regime and opposition groups north of Homs have reached a deal whereby electric supplies to the latter are restored in exchange for a repair of a major transmission line.

23-01-2018

The Homs city council has signed a new management contract for the city’s only four-star hotel.

23-01-2018

Egyptian President AbdulFattah Al-Sisi inaugurated last week near Cairo a large textile plant by one of Syria’s most prominent industrialists, who looks set never to return to his home country.

16-01-2018

Syria’s dramatically poor rainfalls are threatening to have serious economic consequences this year.

09-01-2018

Data as well as official decisions by the Syrian government confirm that its spending priorities continue to go to its core constituency of the coastal area in addition to the families of the soldiers who died fighting for the regime.

09-01-2018

The Syrian opposition is planning to open three new crossings in its northern Aleppo enclave to help boost trade with nearby regions.

02-01-2018

The Syrian government’s attempts to lure Russian direct investments, including in the cement industry, have limited chances of succeeding.

19-12-2017

The Free Syria Chamber of Commerce and Industry, an opposition business lobbying group, has elected its new board of directors.

12-12-2017

An opposition-affiliated fund has announced that it will be investing more than USD 10 million in development projects in the southern governorate of Quneitra.

12-12-2017

A selection of reports, papers and articles on Syria.

21-11-2017

The opening of a crossing between opposition and regime-held areas in the province of Hama has highlighted the continued economic and trade dependency of the two parties.

14-11-2017

Despite losing billions in the past years, Syria’s transport sector can still rely on its infrastructure that is mostly functioning.

07-11-2017

A decision by the government to facilitate the import of textile fabrics has created wide protests among powerful Aleppo manufacturers and highlighted the contradictory interests of the Syrian business community.

07-11-2017

The government’s reconstruction committee has announced that it would allocate money for the areas of Deir-ez-Zor that were taken back from the Islamic State last week.

31-10-2017

This table provides data on the nominal and current capacity of the power generation plants operated by the state-owned electricity utility.

17-10-2017

Production and trade of garments; building of housing properties

17-10-2017

The Ministry of Transport is preparing a draft law for the establishment of a state-owned airport operator.

10-10-2017

A meeting by the Syrian and Russian governments today has yielded surprisingly little results, in an additional sign of the difficulties facing Syria’s reconstruction ambitions.

10-10-2017

The Interim Government of the Syrian opposition has taken over the control of a border crossing between Turkey and northern Syria, which will enable it to have its first relatively significant source of independent revenues.

10-10-2017

Lafarge, the French building materials global company, reportedly paid various armed groups in Syria, including the Islamic State, in order to protect its factory located in the north of the country as it hoped to remain operating and benefit from reconstruction.

26-09-2017

The Syrian government has approved a plan to restore its authority and activities in the city of Deir-ez-Zor following the success of its troops in lifting the siege on the city earlier this month, while looting by regime militias spreads to the countryside.

25-09-2017

The text of the speech of Walid Al-Mouallem in New-York on September 23, 2017.

19-09-2017

Syria and Iran signed last week several agreements in the electricity sector worth hundreds of millions of dollars although most of them will likely remain ink on paper.

12-09-2017

The Syrian government announced last week that a Greek-Italian consortium had begun works on a new power plant in Deir Ali near Damascus, in what is likely the largest ongoing engineering project in the country, although how it plans to pay for it remains a mystery.