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21-04-2016

Geneva , 21 April 2016

I was away yesterday for personal family reasons, so my apologies if I could not be with you yesterday. But we all have a family too and sometimes we do have a coincidence of urgent family issues to address and I had to do so, so my apologies. Nothing political, no significance on that, no reasons except my own family.

19-04-2016

Some 70 percent of the members of parliament “elected” last week in Syria are new entrants, reflecting the important change that has affected the powerbase of the Syrian regime.

19-04-2016

The list of the 250 members of Parliament following the elections organized on April 13, 2016.

05-04-2016

Syria’s electricity sector will require investments of EUR 7 billion in the next five years to recover, according to the Minister of Electricity.

05-04-2016

Japan has provided a new financial grant to the main opposition-managed fund dedicated to finance projects in rebel areas.

29-03-2016

Only 10 percent of Aleppo’s factories and plants are still operating, according to data from the Ministry of Industry.

22-03-2016

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

15-03-2016

The announcement of a Russian withdrawal from Syria has caused panic in the Syrian foreign exchange market leading to a significant drop in the value of the Syrian pound.

15-03-2016

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

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.