Aleppo (1310)

08-03-2016

Trade of household and industrial equipment, electric and electronic appliances

08-03-2016

A weekly selection of reports, papers and articles on Syria.

08-03-2016

Text of interview of Bashar Al-Assad by German TV channel ARD on March 01, 2016. The transcript is by SANA, the Syrian state news agency.

01-03-2016

A Russian company has announced that it won a contract for the construction of several flourmills in the province of Homs.

01-03-2016

Private investment fell sharply last year in Syria, after a relative respite in 2014, data from a government body indicate.

01-03-2016

A weekly selection of reports, papers and articles on Syria.

01-03-2016

The text of U.N. Security Council resolution 2268 (2016) adopted on February 26, 2016, endorsing the cessation of hostilities agreement reached by the United States and the Russian Federation, co-chairs of the International Syria Support Group.

29-02-2016

Two tables detailing the number and value of projects licensed by the Syrian Investment Agency as well as their geographic distribution between 2008 and 2015.

23-02-2016

UPDATED: A weekly selection of reports, papers and articles on Syria.

23-02-2016

Seats allocated to each electoral district in the Parliamentary elections to be held on April 13, 2016.

23-02-2016

The use of the dollar and of gold for transactions or as a reference of value is gaining ground across Syria as the national currency continues to decline.

23-02-2016

The Syrian President has issued a decree calling on parliamentary elections to be held on April 13.

23-02-2016

Text of interview of Bashar Al-Assad by El Pais on February 21, 2016. The transcript is by SANA, the Syrian state news agency.

16-02-2016

Text of interview of Bashar Al-Assad by AFP on February 12, 2016. The transcript is by SANA, the Syrian state news agency.

16-02-2016

A weekly selection of reports, papers and articles on Syria.

16-02-2016

The dollar continued to gain in the Syrian foreign exchange market as speculation is believed to weigh increasingly on the value of the Syrian Pound.

09-02-2016

The dollar has crossed, and stabilized above, the 400-pound mark in the Damascus foreign exchange market and sets to remain at these levels for the foreseeable future in spite of Government efforts to restrict imports and demand for foreign currencies.

09-02-2016

A weekly selection of reports, papers and articles on Syria.

09-02-2016

Manufacturing of paper products

02-02-2016

Following our report last week on the spread of H1N1 in Syria, more information is available.

02-02-2016

Syria’s inflation rate stood at 38.8 percent in July on an annual basis.

26-01-2016

An increasing number of H1N1 virus cases are being reported in Syria, although the number of deaths appears so far limited.

26-01-2016

Trade of cosmetics, perfumes and decoration items

19-01-2016

The shortages of wheat are leading to an increase in the price of bread in areas under the control of ISIS and the PYD, according to local activists.

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.