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09-03-2011

Money transfer and postal services 

08-03-2011

A recent survey by the Central Bureau of Statistics shows that the vast majority of people leaving in illegal housing areas in Syria benefit from the same services as those living in regulated zones.

28-02-2011

Syrian households spent an average of SYP 30,826, or USD 655, a month in 2009, according to a recent survey by the Government.

13-02-2011
The Central Bank of Syria has licensed one new money exchange bureau.
03-02-2011

The Syrian Investment Agency awarded 400 investment licenses to projects across Syria in 2010, including more than half in the manufacturing sector, a figure well above the previous year’s number.

31-01-2011
The management of the Industrial City of Adra, north of Damascus, is inviting local and international engineering companies to build and operate a gas distribution network in the city.
24-01-2011
Syrian Railways has issued a tender for a study to operate dry ports in the country’s three main industrial cities of Adra, Hessia and Sheikh Najjar.
17-01-2011
The Central Bank of Syria has licensed one new money exchange bureau, Al-Saado & Partner.
10-01-2011

Demand for electricity rose 4.2 percent last year, according to Hisham Mashfej, head of PEEGT, the state-owned power utility.

16-12-2010

Syria’s wheat crop crossed the 3 million ton mark this year according to statistics published recently by the Central Bureau of Statistics.

13-12-2010

It rained and snowed across Syria on December 12, 13 and 14, leading to major traffic disruptions around Damascus but also bringing relief as the country feared it would face another year of drought.

06-12-2010
The European Investment Bank is providing Syria with EUR 185 million in concessionary loans to fund projects in the health and water sectors.
05-12-2010

Al-Ghab Sugar and Deir-ez-Zor Sugar, two state-owned sugar refineries, have issued tenders for the building of water treatment stations in their plants.

 

29-11-2010
Naji Otri, Syria’s PM, inaugurated on November 28 the new 102 km motorway linking the two eastern cities of Deir-ez-Zor and Hassakeh.
15-11-2010

The General Establishment of Geology and Mineral Resources has called in international companies to develop of a marble quarry and of asphalt deposits.

01-11-2010

Syria's average production of crude oil stood at 387,357 barrels per day (bpd) in the first nine months of 2009, according to the Ministry of Petroleum.

31-10-2010
A recent Presidential decree is expected to help increase the supply of real estate properties in Syria’s main cities by forcing land owners to build.
25-10-2010

A consortium of Metka and Ansaldo has won a EUR 678 million EPC contract to build a 724 MW Combined Cycle Plant near Deir-ez-Zor.

18-10-2010
The number of investment projects that were licensed by the Syrian Investment Agency in the first nine months of this year, or a year-on-year increase of 74 percent.
14-10-2010

PEEGT, Syria’s electricity utility, has issued a tender for the provision of consultancy services for the construction of a power plant in Deir-ez-Zor.

19-09-2010

The Central Bank of Syria has licensed two new money exchange bureaus.

19-09-2010

Al-Furat University, the state-owned academic institution located in Syria’s eastern region, has added a new Agriculture Faculty.

13-09-2010

The International Bank for Trade and Finance (IBTF), a local commercial bank, has issued a EUR 64 million bridge loan to part-finance a turnkey power project.

13-09-2010
China National Petroleum Corporation has gained the approval of Chinese state authorities to buy 35 percent of Syria Shell Petroleum Development.
06-09-2010

The Syrian Prime Minister has inaugurated a new irrigation project on the Euphrates as his Government promises to give more attention to the country’s eastern region.

23-08-2010

The Syrian-Kuwaiti Al-Jaz Group, a company founded in 2007 with investment projects in the eastern and northern regions of the country, has gone bankrupt only a few months after it began operating.

08-08-2010
The combined value of the investments in Syria's industrial cities reached SYP 441.7 billion at the end of the first half of this year or an annual increase of 70 percent.
02-08-2010

Syria's average production of crude oil increased by around 3 percent in the first half of this year as new joint venture companies begun production.

 

02-08-2010

The Central Bank of Syria has licensed a new money exchange company and five bureaus.

26-07-2010

China National Petroleum Corporation will begin construction of a USD 2 billion refinery in Syria in the second quarter of next year, according to press reports.

18-07-2010

The number of branches and offices run by private sector banks in Syria increased by around 13 percent in the first half of this year.

12-07-2010

Several small and medium-sized Syrian cities will witness the opening of university faculties next year.

12-07-2010

The Syrian Investment Agency has announced that it had given a license to some 232 new investments in the agricultural, manufacturing and transport sectors in the first half of this year.

27-06-2010
The Central Bank of Syria has licensed a new money exchange bureau.
21-06-2010

Syria and Iran have laid the foundation stone of a joint university to be built in Lattakia.

24-05-2010
China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) has acquired a 35 percent stake in Syria Shell Petroleum Development (SSPD), until then a fully-owned subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell.
24-05-2010
Khalil Sultan Al-Abed, the Syrian agent of Iran Khodro, the Iranian car manufacturer, was assassinated in Damascus on May 16, 2010.
24-05-2010
Syria's production of crude oil will decline by around 7 percent in the next five years, according to estimates from the Ministry of Petroleum.
17-05-2010

The number of business projects that have received a licence by the Syrian Investment Agency in the first quarter of 2010 increased by 87.5 percent compared to the same period of last year.

03-05-2010
Syria's average production of crude oil reached 382,269 barrels per day (bpd) in the first quarter of 2010, according to the Ministry of Petroleum.
12-04-2010
Al-Aqeelah Takaful, one of Syria’s two Islamic insurers, plans to list in the Damascus Securities Exchange before the end of the year, as its first quarter premium income has doubled, Firas Al-Azem, its General Manager, said.
22-03-2010
The Central Bank of Syria has licensed a new exchange bureau.