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07-08-2018

The table below lists all the Syrian companies contracted by UN agencies in 2017. The data include the name of the companies, the subject of the contracts and their value.

31-07-2018

The list below includes all the Syrian individuals, entities, aircrafts and vessels that have been put under sanctions by the U.S. Administration since 2005.

31-07-2018

An opposition development fund financed by western countries has announced that it was supporting, for the first time, projects in northeast Syria.

24-07-2018

The list below includes the names of all the individuals that have been blacklisted by the European Union since the beginning of the Syrian uprising in March 2011.

24-07-2018

Turk Telecom has reportedly established a customer service centre in the Euphrates Shiel Area, further entrenching the Turkish presence there.

24-07-2018

Syrian banks are expanding again their branch network as they seek to capitalize on the improving security situation across the country.

04-07-2018

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s remarks and answers to media questions at a joint news conference following talks with Foreign Minister of the Islamic Republic of Iran Mohammad Javad Zarif and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates of the Syrian Arab Republic Walid Muallem, Moscow, April 14, 2017

04-07-2018

The Islamic Republic of Iran, the Russian Federation and the Republic of Turkey as guarantors of the observance of the ceasefire regime in the Syrian Arab Republic (hereinafter referred to as “Guarantors”):

03-07-2018

Cement manufacturer Lafarge was charged last week by a French court with complicity in crimes against humanity, financing terrorists and endangering people’s lives, for allegedly paying millions to takfiri groups, including the Islamic State, to keep its factory in Syria open.

03-07-2018

The Syrian government is trying to lure back Syrian investors based in Egypt, a year after a similar attempt largely failed.

03-07-2018

Tourist investment; contracting; export-import

03-07-2018

The number of residents in Syria stands at around 19.2 million, according to recent estimates.

03-07-2018

The estimated size of Syria's population by governorate as of the end of May 2018.

03-07-2018

The government is seeking investors to build a 3-million-ton cement plant in Aleppo after Iran refused to provide funding.

03-07-2018

The Ministry of Tourism has granted a license for the management of a boutique hotel in central Damascus to a UAE company.

26-06-2018

According to a local media, a Spanish company is considering supplying a photovoltaic power station in Syria, a very rare example of western interest in the Syrian economy.

26-06-2018

The governor of the Gaziantep province has announced a new measure to encourage trade relations with northern Syria.

19-06-2018

The text of the interview of Bashar Al-Assad by Iran's Al-Alam TV in Damascus on June 13, 2018.

12-06-2018

The Sheraton Aleppo Hotel is expected to reopen partially in the next few days some six years after it shut down.

04-06-2018

Syria’s power generation utility is calling on foreign engineering companies to bid for the construction of two steam turbines in the Aleppo Power Plant, despite initially allocating the contract to Iranian companies.

04-06-2018

The main index of the Syrian stock exchange fell for the third month in a row and for the fourth time in five months since the beginning of the year, highlighting investors’ lack of confidence over the economy.

01-06-2018

In this 2,200-word factsheet we provide a profile of Marota City, the most controversial investment project in Syria.

31-05-2018

The text of the interview of Bashar Al-Assad by Russia Today, in Damascus on May 31, 2018.

The transcript is by SANA, the state's news agency.

Journalist: Mr. President, thank you very much for agreeing to do this interview. It’s a pleasure to be here in Damascus.

President Assad: You’re most welcome in Syria.

29-05-2018

The Syrian government has announced that it was allocating funds to rehabilitate the areas it has recently taken back from the opposition, although it doesn’t seem to have the money to do so.

29-05-2018

A Presidential decree has exempted Syrian manufacturers from the payment of fees for the construction of their factories.

29-05-2018

A Syrian official has said that flights between Lattakia and Sharjah were resuming, highlighting the intermittent use of the airport since the intervention of the Russian army in the conflict.

29-05-2018

This table provides data on passenger traffic at Syria's five civilian airports between 2010 and 2016.

28-05-2018

A new attack on the Mhardeh power station last week stopped production at the plant and highlighted the unstable situation in the northwestern part of the country.

22-05-2018

The Aleppo Free Provincial Council has announced the relaunch of a public transport service in areas under its control.

15-05-2018

While Syria’s electricity production increased last year, it remained well below its pre-2011 levels.

15-05-2018

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

15-05-2018

The production of electricity by Syria's power plants between 2011 and 2017.

10-05-2018

A full breakdown of Syria's 2018 budget with current and investment expenses detailed for each item in the budget.

08-05-2018

The withdrawal of rebel forces from their pocket north of Homs is going to ease the transport of goods and passengers in central Syria.

01-05-2018

Numbers from various sources indicate a slight improvement in demand for cement last year, which is one more indication that some sectors of the Syrian economy started recovering in 2017.