Deir-ez-Zor (407)

07-03-2017

The success last week of regime forces in linking areas under their control with those of the Kurdish PYD will likely improve supplies of energy and agricultural products in Damascus and other parts of the country, lower costs and provide a small boost to economic activity.

27-02-2017

An attack on Syria’s last standing gas processing plant temporarily shut down most electricity production across the country, highlighting the extreme weakness of the country’s energy infrastructure.

27-02-2017

Syria’s consumer prices increased by more than 50 percent last August, the most recent date for which official data are available.

21-02-2017

The Syrian President has issued a law aiming at clamping down more severely on illegal quarries and raising government revenues from them.

14-02-2017

A Greek-Italian engineering consortium is just weeks away from completing a large power plant south of Damascus, almost seven years after it began works.

14-02-2017

Consumer prices continued to rise steeply in the middle of last year, new data indicate.

14-02-2017

The very poor position of Syrian universities in a global ranking for higher education institutions highlights the dismal level of teaching and research in Syria.

31-01-2017

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

24-01-2017

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

10-01-2017

The following factsheet provides technical details on, and lists the status of, Syria’s main gas treatment plants as of July 25, 2016.

10-01-2017

ISIS blew up this week a large gas processing plant near Palmyra, sending a clear warning on what it could do to other economic assets under its control in Syria’s east.

20-12-2016

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

20-12-2016

Local activists have highlighted the continuing oil trade taking place between the Islamic State and the Syrian regime through an increasingly powerful intermediary.

20-12-2016

Last week saw the addition of several individuals and entities based in Syria by the United Nations and the United States.

20-12-2016

Only a week after the announcement that Aleppo Airport will resume its operations soon, flights have resumed at Lattakia’s Bassel Al-Assad airport.

13-12-2016

A deal reached today to end all fighting and evacuate both armed rebels and civilians from eastern Aleppo marks the effective end of the battle of Aleppo and the victory of the Syrian regime and its allies.

15-11-2016
Syria's inflation rate was mostly stable in March and April, the last two months for which data are available, the government's statistical body has said.

01-11-2016

The Syrian President has appointed a member of the security forces to head the Deir-ez-Zor province, the fourth such decision to appoint a member of the military apparatus as governor in the space of three months.

25-10-2016

Last week, Syrian regime forces battled ISIS around two major oil and gas fields in the centre of the country, while at the UN, the government has asked the U.S.-led coalition to stop bombing oil fields controlled by the Islamic State.

18-10-2016

Syria’s Kurds are launching a university in the city of Qamishli, the second in the space of one year.

18-10-2016

The new governor for the province of Hassakeh, recently appointed by Bashar Al-Assad, is a former military and security official, known for his brutality against civilians.

11-10-2016

The list of members of the National Coalition’s political committee and of its bureau elected on October 04, 2016.

11-10-2016

Syria’s annual inflation rate stood at 44.1 percent in February, according to official data.

27-09-2016

The Syrian government has sent two of its members to Hassakeh as a means of reaffirming its bid for influence in the northeastern province.

20-09-2016

Although estimates of Syria’s wheat crop vary they all confirm a further decline in output.

28-06-2016

Syria's annual inflation rate per consumption category.

28-06-2016

Syria’s oil minister has provided new estimates for Syria’s annual oil import bill and the industry’s total losses since the beginning of the uprising.

27-06-2016

Syria’s official annual inflation rate reached 48.1 percent, according to the Central Bureau of Statistics.

14-06-2016

Syria’s electricity production fell 12 percent in 2015, the fourth year in a row it declines.

14-06-2016

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

07-06-2016

While many investors expect to benefit from significant business opportunities as soon as the Syrian war ends, in practice many obstacles stand before any meaningful and large scale reconstruction effort.

17-05-2016

A Syrian legal committee is seeking reparations of more than USD 5 billion from Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for his alleged responsibility in the looting of hundreds of Syrian factories.

17-05-2016

The number of real estate transactions in Syria's fourteen provinces between 2010 and 2015.

26-04-2016

Fighter jets from the U.S.-led coalition have targeted again the DEZGAS plant near Deir-ez-Zor, a local media has reported.

25-04-2016

This table provides data on Syria's resident population at the end of 2010 distributed across the 14 governorates.

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.

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

Seats allocated to each electoral district in the Parliamentary elections to be held on April 13, 2016.

23-02-2016

The Syrian President has issued a decree calling on parliamentary elections to be held on April 13.

02-02-2016

Syria’s inflation rate stood at 38.8 percent in July on an annual basis.

26-01-2016

Iran’s delivery of crude oil to Syria has helped stabilise the supply of oil products to the market, whiles strikes by the U.S.-led coalition have increased the losses of the country’s oil industry, the Minister of Petroleum has said.

18-01-2016

The following text contains the remarks of UN envoy Staffan De Mistura to the Security Council on January 18, 2016.

21-12-2015

The Syrian President has issued a decree establishing two new faculties in the University of Tartous.

07-12-2015

The Syrian Government has updated its estimate for the losses of the Syrian oil sector which seems to factor in the damage from the latest attacks by the international coalition.

23-11-2015

Airstrikes on oil and gas fields in eastern Syria by the U.S.-led coalition appear to have already led to a rise in power cuts in Damascus and other Syrian cities.

16-11-2015

The U.S. is stepping up its airstrikes against Syrian oil fields and installations held by ISIS, potentially endangering critical assets for Syria’s future reconstruction.

02-11-2015

An update by the Ministry of Petroleum has confirmed the dire situation of the Syrian oil and gas industry.

28-09-2015

The Syrian Ministry of Petroleum has updated its estimate of the losses suffered by Syria’s gas industry since the beginning of the uprising in March 2011.

14-09-2015

Syria’s ministry of electricity has provided a breakdown of its turbines that are at a standstill because of the lack of fuel to feed them.