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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.
15-03-2010

The lack of funding is the main obstacle to implementing the USD 43.6 million Syria Drought Response Plan established last year by the United Nations to help alleviate the impact of the drought affecting Syria’s northeast.

08-03-2010
The Central Bank of Syria has licensed 4 new money exchange bureaus.
08-03-2010
The state institution in charge of reclaiming lands in the Euphrates basin will add some 23,000 hectares of cultivable land in 2010 at a cost of SYP 9 billion.
08-02-2010

Venezuela might increase its stake in the Furoqlos Oil Refinery project to provide it with the financing needed for its launch, Sufian Al-Allaw, Syria’s Minister of Petroleum, said.

01-02-2010
Syria's average production of crude oil stood at 376,920 barrels per day (bpd) in 2009, according to the Ministry of Petroleum.
28-12-2009
The number of branches and offices run by the private banking sector increased to 166 as at the middle of December.
28-12-2009
Syria and the World Food Programme signed an agreement to provide USD 22 million in emergency aid to Syria’s drought-affected population.
27-12-2009

Set up of bakery

07-12-2009

Syria’s Ministry of Electricity has awarded two new EPC projects that will add 1,050 MW in power capacity.

16-11-2009

Tatneft, a Russian oil company, is planning to start production of some 5,000 barrels of oil per day from its fields located in eastern Syria.

 

09-11-2009

The Central Bank of Syria has licensed six new foreign exchange bureaus.

02-11-2009
Syria's average production of crude oil stood at 375,936 barrels per day (bpd) in the first nine months of 2009, according to the Ministry of Petroleum.
02-11-2009

The Syrian-Qatari Holding Company (SQHC) plans to invest around USD 100 million in the construction of two sewage treatment stations, according to Hassan Mukayed, its CEO.

02-11-2009
Jazeera Airways has announced that it was expanding its services to Syria by adding a new destination, Lattakia.
02-11-2009

TERNA Group of Greece will compete with Cham Holding for the country's first Independent Power Plant project in Nassirieh, according to Qussay Kayyali, Minister of Electricity.

05-10-2009
In spite of strong interest from local investors, Syria’s industrial cities have yet to attract significant numbers of foreign companies.
14-09-2009
The Syrian President has enacted a decree, exempting investment projects located in the Eastern Region from tax and fees for a period of ten years.
07-09-2009
The number of pupils who are enrolled in Syrian schools and kindergartens this year stands at 5.3 million, or one fourth of the country’s total population.
24-08-2009
Syria has been facing severe power cuts since mid-July as output is failing to cope with growing demand, raising an outcry from the public.
24-08-2009

Sinochem, a state-owned Chinese enterprise, is purchasing Emerald Energy, a company that holds 50 percent of the rights over Block 26, northeast of Syria, for an estimated value of USD 878 million.

24-08-2009
The Syrian Cabinet approved on August 18 a draft law to exempt investment projects located in the Eastern Region from tax and fees for a period of ten years.
03-08-2009
IFA Financial Services will manage the initial public offering of Engineers Holding Company (EHC), a holding firm, the brokerage firm has announced.
03-08-2009
Syria's average production of gas stood at 21.2 million cubic meters a day in the first half of 2009, according to the Ministry of Petroleum.
03-08-2009
Syria's average production of crude oil declined to 376,852 barrels per day (bpd) in the first half of 2009, according to the Ministry of Petroleum.