Damascus International Trade Fair (15)

16-10-2018

Syria and Crimea have signed several economic and trade agreements, highlighting the role of the peninsula in the Syrian-Russian relation.

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.

25-09-2018

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

28-08-2018

Russian officials have provided more details about their country’s participation in the Damascus International Trade Fair, which will be held starting next week.

21-08-2018

A business event grouping dozens of Russian investors is set to be held in Damascus next month.

12-07-2018

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

03-04-2018

The fall of Eastern Ghouta to the Syrian regime, which is likely to be concluded in the next days or weeks, will have several economic consequences.

06-03-2018

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

21-11-2017

The financial results of some of Syria’s largest companies show an increase in revenues across the board, albeit from very low levels.

14-11-2017

Samer Foz, the increasingly powerful and visible Syrian investor, is expanding his investment portfolio with a new venture in the pharmaceuticals sector.

12-09-2017

The revenues of Syriatel, one of the country’s two mobile phone operators, surged in the first half of this year to more than twice those of its sole competitor, while the launch of a third Iranian-led operator appears to have been postponed.

22-08-2017

The participation of Iranian and Russian companies to the Damascus International Trade Fair has given the opportunity for these two countries to push further their economic and business interests.

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.

11-07-2017

The Syrian Government is seeking to attract Chinese investors but these seem reluctant to take the Syria risk.

05-09-2006
KOTRA, the Korea Trade Investment Promotion Agency, will open a trade office in Damascus in the coming few months, probably in the first quarter of 2007.