Deir-ez-Zor (480)

26-11-2018

This is the list of the 14 heads of Syrian governorates as of 26 November 2018.

20-11-2018

Petroleum services; export-import

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.

12-11-2018

After failing to get any financial support from Russia or Iran, Syria’s ministry of electricity has issued tenders to build and repair power turbines in Aleppo hoping that bidding companies accept cumbersome payment terms.

30-10-2018

The visit last week to the east of the country by Syrian PM Imad Khamis was mostly about reaffirming the presence of the state in a very contested part of the country.

23-10-2018

The government’s Reconstruction Committee has provided a list of the rehabilitation projects that are planned for this year.

22-10-2018

Syria’s power generation utility has issued a tender for the construction of a new power plant in Deir-ez-Zor although its requirement that bidders offer favourable payment terms reduces considerably potential interest in the project.

16-10-2018

A joint report by the FAO and the World Food Program has highlighted the dramatic situation of the Syrian agricultural sector, including the worst wheat harvest in three decades, although the return of security has ensured a relative stabilization in some sub-sectors.

02-10-2018

In an update on its operations, the Syrian Petroleum Company says that various oil fields restarted production this year across the country.

25-09-2018

Government sources have confirmed Syria’s current output of crude oil and that most oil is still supplied through tankers.

28-08-2018

The volume of wheat procured from local farmers this year by the state’s grains purchasing entity declined by a third and was at its lowest level in decades.

28-08-2018

Production has restarted at a relatively important oil field with an American military base in the Deir-ez-Zor area.

21-08-2018

Some USD 300 million are going to be spent in the northeastern region of Syria under American and Kurdish control, mostly through funds provided by Gulf countries, the U.S. Administration has said.

24-07-2018

Syrian engineers have managed to restore production at one of the turbines in the Tayem power plant, which feeds the city of Deir-ez-Zor.

12-07-2018

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

10-07-2018

Moscow has confirmed that several Russian companies had begun operating in Syria’s energy sector.

03-07-2018

The number of residents in Syria stands at around 19.2 million, according to recent estimates.

03-07-2018

The estimated size of Syria's population by governorate as of the end of May 2018.

12-06-2018

Reports on an oil deal between the regime and the PYD have highlighted the continuing prominence of a new Syrian business figure.

29-05-2018

The Syrian government has announced that it was allocating funds to rehabilitate the areas it has recently taken back from the opposition, although it doesn’t seem to have the money to do so.

29-05-2018

A Presidential decree has exempted Syrian manufacturers from the payment of fees for the construction of their factories.

29-05-2018

A Syrian official has said that flights between Lattakia and Sharjah were resuming, highlighting the intermittent use of the airport since the intervention of the Russian army in the conflict.

29-05-2018

This table provides data on passenger traffic at Syria's five civilian airports between 2010 and 2016.

15-05-2018

This table provides data on the nominal and current capacity of the power generation plants operated by the state-owned electricity utility.

10-05-2018

A full breakdown of Syria's 2018 budget with current and investment expenses detailed for each item in the budget.

17-04-2018

In Raqqa, Deir-ez-Zor and other areas under SDF control, local councils continue to announce on a regular basis the rehabilitation of infrastructure and various new development projects.

03-04-2018
03-04-2018

Syria’s regional planning commission has produced a long-term development plan that divides the country into seven regions that do not correspond to the boundaries of the current governorates.

20-03-2018

One of Syria’s leading football players and a former supporter of the opposition has now opened two companies in Syria including in the construction business.

19-03-2018

Two new wells started production north of Damascus last week adding capacity to Syria’s gas production.

13-03-2018

Here is a detailed list of the real estate development areas selected and identified by the Syrian government to attract private investors.

13-03-2018

Syria has established a EUR 80 million joint venture with unidentified private sector investors to develop asphalt deposits near Deir-ez-Zor.

06-03-2018

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

22-02-2018

This is the list of the 14 heads of Syrian governorates as of 22 February 2018.

20-02-2018

Syriatel and MTN-Syria have announced a new increase in their revenues last year as they continue to be important contributors to the government’s finances.

06-02-2018

This is the list of the 14 heads of Syrian governorates as of 05 February 2018.

06-02-2018

Syria has signed a “roadmap agreement” with Russia to build some 2,650 MW of new power plants and turbines, despite the fact that there is no money to pay for these projects, which are worth more than EUR 2 billion.

30-01-2018

Syria’s oil and gas production increased noticeably this year, but output still remains very low and is unlikely to increase by much in the near future.

16-01-2018

Syria’s dramatically poor rainfalls are threatening to have serious economic consequences this year.

09-01-2018

Data as well as official decisions by the Syrian government confirm that its spending priorities continue to go to its core constituency of the coastal area in addition to the families of the soldiers who died fighting for the regime.

20-12-2017

Russia is increasingly clear about its intentions to acquire economic assets in Syria and capitalize on its military and political support to the regime to generate financial returns.

12-12-2017

A Russian state entity has signed an agreement to develop Syrian oil, gas and mining assets, confirming Moscow’s increasing appetite for Syria's underground resources.

14-11-2017

Despite losing billions in the past years, Syria’s transport sector can still rely on its infrastructure that is mostly functioning.

07-11-2017

The government’s reconstruction committee has announced that it would allocate money for the areas of Deir-ez-Zor that were taken back from the Islamic State last week.

31-10-2017

This table provides data on the nominal and current capacity of the power generation plants operated by the state-owned electricity utility.