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27-11-2018

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.

12-11-2018

The following factsheet provides technical details on, and lists the status of, Syria’s main gas treatment plants as of July 04, 2017.

30-10-2018

The value of the import licenses granted to Syrian traders by the Ministry of Economy declined in the first three quarters of this year, official data indicate.

29-10-2018

A Syrian court has reportedly discharged a freezing order on the assets of a prominent Syrian investor.

23-10-2018

Syrian official media recently reported the delivery of hundreds of electric generators offered by the Chinese government to Damascus.

11-10-2018

In this 2,200-word factsheet we provide a profile of the Syrian cement sector.

02-10-2018

The main highlights of the 60th edition of the Damascus International Trade Fair, which was held last month, included a relatively large Russian presence, a very limited one by Chinese companies and the absence of announcements of major business deals.

02-10-2018

China’s Huawei is considering withdrawing from Syria, posing a serious challenge to the country’s telecommunications sector, and highlighting the unwillingness of Chinese companies to take the Syria risk.

25-09-2018

Syrian state entities have signed contracts worth several dozens of millions of dollars to buy heavy machinery from China and Russia.

18-09-2018

Syria’s foreign trade deficit increased again in 2017, initial data indicate.

18-09-2018

The tables below provide a list of Syria's main trading partners last year with the value of their exports to, and import from, Syria.

17-09-2018

The tables below provide a list of Syria's main trading partners last year with the value of their exports to, and import from, Syria.

11-09-2018

The Syrian government has signed a contract to import 1,000 transit buses from China in the next year, a contract worth dozens of millions of dollars.

31-07-2018

The Syrian government has extended for six more months the exemption on custom duties granted to imports from Iran.

31-07-2018

The U.S. has blacklisted a number of Syrian and other individuals and entities over the regime’s chemicals production programme.

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.

12-07-2018

In this 2,600-word factsheet we look at China’s economic interests in Syria.

10-07-2018

The two tables below list the number of foreigners by nationality who entered Syria in the period 2010-2016.

03-07-2018

Export-import; building materials trading; contracting

02-07-2018

Iran exports to Syria, including radars, continued to increase last year, positioning it as the country’s third largest supplier.

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.

25-06-2018

The text of the interview of Bashar Al-Assad by Russian NTV Channel in Damascus on Sunday June 24, 2018.

12-06-2018

Export-import; contracting

10-05-2018

The text of the interview of Bashar Al-Assad by Kathimerini, a Greek daily, in Damascus on May 10, 2018.

10-04-2018

A British petroleum company has confirmed that oil continues to be extracted from its fields in northern Syria despite western sanctions.

27-03-2018

The imposition of new duty fees has disrupted Syria’s car assembly sector, which despite being very small had even started assembling Toyota cars.

06-03-2018

A Lebanese media close to the Syrian regime has provided an estimate for the oil production in the Kurdish-controlled part of the country.

06-03-2018

Filings from some companies have confirmed the improvement in the Syrian business environment in 2017 after years of steep decline.

30-01-2018

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

19-12-2017

A Russian official has expressed what is the bluntest statement to date on Russia’s ambition to get hold of as much of Syria’s energy and other economic resources as possible.

12-12-2017

The combined number of cars assembled by Syria’s five car assembly plants reached a mere 499 cars in the first 11 months of the year, a reflection of the dismal situation of the market and of the purchasing power of the population.

12-12-2017

A selection of reports, papers and articles on Syria.