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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

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.

28-11-2017

The Syrian Minister of Economy has implicitly acknowledged that his government will receive no major funding for the reconstruction effort.

28-11-2017

Syrian-Iranian bilateral trade, excluding crude oil, increased over the past two years, although it remains well below its pre-uprising level.

24-10-2017

On Sunday 22 October, the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces captured the large Omar Field east of Deir-ez-Zor, effectively leaving the Syrian regime without direct control on any of the country’s largest oil fields.

24-10-2017

These two tables provide data on Syria's production of rock phosphate between 2003 and 2016 as well as its reserves and global ranking.

Syria's Production of Phosphate 2003-2016 (thousand tons)

02-10-2017

The Ministry of Economy is preparing to relaunch bilateral business councils with several countries it considers “friendly,” including the Czech Republic, a member of the European Union.

12-09-2017

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.

12-09-2017

Syria’s foreign trade declined by around a fifth last year, suggesting a further contraction in spending and investment, initial data show.

06-09-2017

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

22-08-2017

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

22-08-2017

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

15-08-2017

On Thursday, the Damascus International Trade Fair will reopen after a 5-year hiatus as the Syrian regime attempts to bring back foreign investors and promote a return to normalcy.

14-08-2017

Syria’s trade with two of its neighbours remained mostly unchanged in the first half of this year, official data indicate.

25-07-2017

The text of U.N. Security Council resolution 2368 (2017) adopted on July 20, 2017 encouraging Governments to update their methods for cutting off funds to terrorist groups, preventing their travel, banning them from acquiring arms and ensuring that sanctions were fully implemented.

The text of the resolution reads as follows: