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02-10-2017

The Ministry of Economy is preparing to relaunch bilateral business councils with several countries it considers “friendly,” including the Czech Republic, a member of the European Union.

12-09-2017

The tables below provide a list of Syria's main trading partners last year with the value of their exports to, and import from, Syria.

12-09-2017

Oil drilling and wells maintenance, other oil services

12-09-2017

Syria’s foreign trade declined by around a fifth last year, suggesting a further contraction in spending and investment, initial data show.

06-09-2017

The tables below provide a list of all Syria's trading partners last year with the value of their exports to, and import from, Syria.

22-08-2017

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

25-07-2017

The text of U.N. Security Council resolution 2368 (2017) adopted on July 20, 2017 encouraging Governments to update their methods for cutting off funds to terrorist groups, preventing their travel, banning them from acquiring arms and ensuring that sanctions were fully implemented.

The text of the resolution reads as follows:

25-07-2017
13-06-2017

Several prominent Syrian businessmen, under pressure by the regime, have sold their assets to members of the new business elite, a reflection of how the war is changing the Syrian business landscape.

06-06-2017

The text of the interview of Bashar Al-Assad by WION, an Indian TV station, in Damascus on June 03, 2017.

16-05-2017

The Central Bank of Syria has revoked the license of one of the few microfinance institutions working in the country.

16-05-2017

Elsewedy, an Egyptian industrial group, has changed the name of all its Syrian subsidiaries, in an apparent move to dissociate itself from Syria, which remains under western sanctions.

09-05-2017

The tables below provide a breakdown by countries of Syria's exports and imports in 2010, the last year before the uprising and for which data from the Syrian authorities is available.

09-05-2017

The tables below provide details on the main clients and suppliers of oil products to Syria in 2009, the last year for which data is available.

02-05-2017

In this 2,500-word factsheet, we provide an overview of Syria’s economic and financial relations with Russia.

25-04-2017

Russian oil engineering companies are reportedly already active in Syria as the Syrian President said that new contracts would be granted to them.

18-04-2017

The Central Bank of Syria is reportedly considering issuing dollar-denominated treasury bonds to finance the import of energy products, a prospect that could reflect a disconnect of the financial authorities with economic and political realities.

11-04-2017

The list below includes the names of all the Syrian entities that have been blacklisted by the European Union since the beginning of the uprising in March 2011.

11-04-2017

The international community has pledged to give USD 5.9 billion to offset the humanitarian impact of the war on Syria and its neighbouring countries.

28-03-2017

A Syrian investor is playing a key role in one of the largest merger and acquisition deals in the MENA region.

28-03-2017

Western airlines are planning a resumption of flights to and through Syria, the Minister of Transport has said, although the prospects of this happening any time soon appear remote.

21-03-2017

An Egyptian official has said that his government is planning to establish an industrial zone dedicated to Syrian investors, potentially dashing any hope of a return of these investors to their home country.

28-02-2017

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

27-02-2017

The attempt by the Syrian government to lure back investors who fled the country is facing resistance from regime cronies, reflecting the obstacles that any serious reconstruction drive will face.

27-02-2017

The government is embarking on a new deal to import much needed wheat although it only has money to procure a small portion of its requirements.

21-02-2017

While a Syrian company announced last week the beginning of production and sale of two new cars assembled locally, the Government still struggles to attract back manufacturers.

07-02-2017

Syria is the third largest per-capita consumer of table olives in the world, a recent report has found.

31-01-2017

International organisations plan to spend this year USD 8.0 billion on refugees, IDPs and host communities in Syria and neighbouring countries, an amount that will help boost somewhat the Syrian and regional economies.

31-01-2017

Syria’s one-million-ton wheat import deal from Russia, which was contracted to a little-known company, is now reportedly in jeopardy, highlighting the disruptive role regime cronies play in all sectors of the economy.

24-01-2017

Some 180 thousand Syrian children were born in Turkey in the past five years, according to official data.

17-01-2017

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

03-01-2017

The text of U.N. Security Council resolution 2336 (2016) adopted on December 31, 2016 supporting the efforts by Russia and Turkey to enforce a ceasefire and jump-start a political process.

13-12-2016

The Syrian government is planning to reopen the Aleppo Airport years after it was closed.

13-12-2016

The text of the interview of Bashar Al-Assad by Syrian daily newspaper Al-Watan on December 08, 2016.

06-12-2016

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

29-11-2016

Syrian exports were at a record low last year, data indicate.

01-11-2016

Syrians now comprise a significant share of the Lebanese labour market, according to a recent research, although historical and structural factors seem as significant as the presence of refugees.

18-10-2016

Syria has finally concluded a deal to buy wheat from Russia albeit at a significantly discounted price.

20-09-2016

A European Union court has lifted sanctions on two parent companies that were blacklisted in 2014 for the shipment of oil products to the Syrian regime.

26-07-2016

Bank Audi, Lebanon’s largest commercial bank, is changing the commercial name of it Syrian affiliate in an apparent bid to distance itself from the Syrian market.

19-07-2016

Syria’s manufacturing sector has been seriously battered by the war as a recent event held in Damascus pointed out.

04-07-2016

The following is a short profile of the members of the Syrian Government appointed on July 03, 2016.

17-05-2016

The text of the statement of the International Syria Support Group following a meeting in Vienna on May 17, 2016.

01-03-2016

The text of U.N. Security Council resolution 2268 (2016) adopted on February 26, 2016, endorsing the cessation of hostilities agreement reached by the United States and the Russian Federation, co-chairs of the International Syria Support Group.

23-02-2016

The number of Syrian refugees in Europe increased six-fold last year to almost 900 thousand, according to the latest data from the UN, still less than 0.2 percent of the population of the continent.

16-02-2016

Text of interview of Bashar Al-Assad by AFP on February 12, 2016. The transcript is by SANA, the Syrian state news agency.

16-02-2016

The full text of the Statement of the International Syria Support Group following its meeting in Munich on February 11 and 12, 2016:

26-01-2016

An increasing number of H1N1 virus cases are being reported in Syria, although the number of deaths appears so far limited.