Aleppo (1287)

11-01-2016

Postal services and money transfer

05-01-2016

Six municipalities in the opposition-held parts of the Daraa Governorate will see a resumption of waste management services through a new EUR 3.17 million project.

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.

21-12-2015

The Syrian President has issued a decree establishing two new faculties in the University of Tartous.

14-12-2015

Foreign exchange trading

07-12-2015

The Syria Recovery Trust Fund has approved a new project to supply medical equipment to hospitals located in northern, opposition-controlled Syria.

30-11-2015

Syrian industrialists are renewing calls for the establishment of a Turkey boycott office akin to the Israeli Boycott Bureau, a move that has economic as much as political motives.

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.

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

Internet is gradually returning to Aleppo after a 7-month suspension, according to an internet intelligence service.

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

The U.S dollar climbed further in the Syrian foreign currency market this week in spite of attempts by the Central Bank of Syria to curb its rise.

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

The opposition-managed trust fund has announced a new potable water project in northern Aleppo.

19-10-2015

Syria’s olive oil production during the 2014/2015 declined 35 percent on an annual basis according to recent data.

12-10-2015

The Ministry of Industry has provided a new estimate for the value of the destruction of the industrial public sector.

05-10-2015

Money transfers

14-09-2015

Syria’s ministry of electricity has provided a breakdown of its turbines that are at a standstill because of the lack of fuel to feed them.

14-09-2015

The Interim Government, the executive arm of the National Coalition, is planning to open a university in Aleppo to host students living in opposition areas.

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.

27-08-2015

In New-York, on 27 August 2015, Stephen O’Brien, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, delivered the following statement to the Security Council.

17-08-2015

Syria’s inflation rate continued to increase in March and April, according to official data.

17-08-2015

Traffic at Syrian airports increased 20 percent on an annual basis in the first half of this year, according to a Government official.

20-07-2015

Various groups affiliated to the Syrian opposition are pushing for the replacement of the Syrian Pound by the Turkish Lira in the opposition held northern areas raising a fierce debate among activists and other members of the opposition.

13-07-2015

The Syrian Investment Agency, a body licensing and regulating mostly large investments in the manufacturing, agriculture and transport sectors, gave the go ahead to 33 projects in the first half of 2015.

06-07-2015

The production of Portland cement by Syria’s state-owned plants declined in the first half of this year, according to official data.

06-07-2015

Weeks after the city fell in the hands of rebel groups, Idlib is reportedly witnessing the systematic looting of public and private properties.

06-07-2015

The Syrian authorities are continuing to issue legislation targeted at both raising fiscal revenues and encouraging some business sectors.

18-06-2015

Syria’s crop of pistachio, of which it is one of the leading producers in the world, is estimated to have fallen significantly last year.

08-06-2015

Al-Baraka Bank Syria, an Islamic lender, opened on May 28 a branch in Tartous, the bank’s second in less than six months in the coastal area.

08-06-2015

Syria’s free trade zones shipped a total of SYP 84 billion worth of goods last year, according to official data.

25-05-2015

Syrian manufacturers who relocated abroad are banned from exporting their products back to Syria, according to Humam Al-Jazairi, the Minister of Economy.

11-05-2015

The Syrian Government has increased by around a third, compared to last year, the price it will pay to buy the wheat crop from its farmers.

11-05-2015

The General Court of the European Union has rejected an appeal made by Fares Shehabi, the President of the Aleppo Chamber of Industry, to lift sanctions imposed on him.

27-04-2015

More than 100 thousand building violations on real estate properties were recorded in the last four years in Damascus and its countryside, according to a Government official.

13-04-2015

The Damascus Securities Exchange has announced that it was auctioning off the shares of two prominent Aleppo businessmen.

30-03-2015

Idlib, the capital of one of Syria’s fourteen provinces, fell on Saturday outside the control of the regime and in the hands of a coalition grouping opposition forces and the Nusra Front.

09-03-2015

Hundreds of historical sites in Syria have been damaged during the conflict, according to a Government official, a fifth of which are in Aleppo.

09-03-2015

Four individuals of Syrian origin are listed in the world’s billionaires list published by Forbes magazine, although none of them built his wealth in the country.

02-03-2015

The number of companies registered in Syria by the end of last year was slightly above 500,000 according to data from the Ministry of Economy.

02-03-2015

Cham Palaces and Hotels, a large chain of upscale hotels across Syria, reported an increase in revenues in 2014 after years of falling occupancy rates.

16-02-2015

The Syrian government licensed several new pharmaceutical plants last year, a government official said.

10-02-2015

The English transcript of the interview of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad with BBC News on February 10, 2015.

09-02-2015

A Syrian official has announced that the contract of a Qatari company to develop an upscale hospitality project on the Syrian coast is being terminated.

02-02-2015

Syria expects its production and export of olives and olive oil, a major crop in the country, to increase again this year.

26-01-2015

The English transcript of the interview of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad with Foreign Affairs magazine on January 26, 2015.

22-01-2015

Syria’s air transport regulator confirmed that its revenues declined significantly last year as most international airlines rerouted away from Syrian airspace.

22-01-2015

A Russian company is starting works on a 600-ton flourmill near the town of TalKalakh.