Homs (858)

30-01-2012
30-01-2012

A bomb blast targeted this morning a 24” gas pipeline supplying the power plant of Banias, according to the Syrian news agency, SANA.

25-01-2012

Al-Ahliah Transport, one of the largest passenger transport companies in the country, announced a 30 percent decline in revenues last year on the back of the unrest resulting from the popular uprising that began in March.

23-01-2012

The Syrian Government has announced the formal launch of a scheme to build 50,000 low cost housing units across the country in a bid to supply affordable housing for the population.

22-01-2012

Power outages and attacks on the power distribution network have cost the Syrian economy an estimated SYP 23 billion, or around USD 400 million, according to the Minister of Electricity.

18-01-2012

The number of investment projects licensed by the Syrian Investment Agency halved in 2011 compared to the previous year, although in terms of value the figures are surprisingly stable.

16-01-2012

The Syrian Government has licensed two political parties under the Party Law enacted last year.

15-01-2012

More than half of all electricity produced in Syria is consumed by households, according to a recent study by the Ministry of Electricity.

09-01-2012

Taxes and fees collected in Damascus by the Ministry of Finance rose 11 percent in the first eleven months of last year, according to Al-Watan, a local daily.

08-01-2012

Updated January 08, 2011: An explosion targeted last week a gas pipeline near the city of Homs leading to the interruption of supplies to two power plants and adding to Syria’s electric supplies problems.

02-01-2012

Deteriorating political relations between Syria and Turkey are having an increasingly negative impact on Turkish companies doing business in Syria.

02-01-2012
21-12-2011

Syrianair has announced a resumption of the Aleppo-Beirut route after a suspension of nine years.

12-12-2011

Business activity remained apparently normal in central parts of Damascus and Aleppo on Sunday, although other parts of the country appeared to be complying with calls for a general strike by the Syrian opposition.

07-12-2011

The English transcript of the interview of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad with ABC News on December 07, 2011.

28-11-2011

As Banque Saudi Fransi announced that it was quitting the Syrian market, Al-Baraka Bank said that it was planning to expand its presence in the country.

24-11-2011

Russia’s Stroytransgaz has announced that it had signed an extension and amendment agreement on the North and South Middle Area Gas Development project.

24-11-2011

Syria’s olive oil production in the 2010/2011 crop is estimated at 180,000 tons, while exports are forecast at 25,000 tons, according to the International Olive Oil Council.

23-11-2011

Syria produced an average of 378,091 barrels of crude oil per day in the first nine months of the year, according to the Ministry of Oil, as international sanctions led to a reduction in output in the third quarter.

21-11-2011

Updated November 21: Syria has awarded a EUR 19 million contract to France’s Alstom to build ten power transformers across the country, according to Al-Thawra, a local daily.

21-11-2011

Updated November 21: The consumption of heating oil in Syria jumped last month as the coming winter season is leading a growing number of Syrians to store the product, while attacks on the distribution network are also disrupting supplies.

20-11-2011

General trading and contracting

07-11-2011

Book of conditions to be purchased from company (SYP 1500)

02-11-2011

Book of conditions to be purchased from company (SYP)
 

24-10-2011

The supply of gas oil at government-sponsored prices is becoming increasingly scarce in various parts of the country, although Damascus remained little affected until now.

24-10-2011
24-10-2011
23-10-2011

The Syrian President has named two new governors, Yasser Al-Shoufi and Hussein Makhlouf, for the Governorates of Idlib and Rural Damascus, according to SANA.

16-10-2011

Syria’ National Energy Center is issuing a tender for the turnkey engineering, procurement and construction of a wind power park on Lake Qattineh, as a previous deal with Gamesa of Spain apparently failed to materialize.

10-10-2011
03-10-2011

Power and energy projects

26-09-2011

Issam Anbouba, one of Syria's most prominent businessmen, has resigned from the Board of Directors of Syria Gulf Bank.

19-09-2011
18-09-2011

Horticulture works

18-09-2011

Syria has established a new state entity in charge of power transmission, the Public Establishment for Electricity Transmission, or PEET, as the country increasingly seeks to diversify its sources of energy.

17-09-2011

 Book of conditions to be purchased from company (SYP 1500)

05-09-2011

The four businessmen and three corporations sanctioned by the European Union last week form part of a growing list of business actors that are feeling the weight of the international pressure on Syria.

05-09-2011

The European Union has banned all imports of Syrian oil and sanctioned a new list of businessmen and corporations as it appears increasingly intent on using economic sanctions as its primary tool for reducing the Syrian authorities' grip on power.

05-09-2011

In response to the Syrian government's ongoing use of force against the country's civilian population, the European Union officially implemented an oil embargo against Syrian crude on Saturday - dealing a serious blow to the Syrian economy. The last three days also saw a troubling rise in violence with over 45 people killed amid security crackdowns across the country.

29-08-2011

The end of the holy month of Ramadan is approaching and the stalemate between the government and the opposition carries on with both sides holding fast to their respective positions.

28-08-2011

Syria’s jobless population reached 468,009 in 2010, or an unemployment rate of 8.9 percent out of a total labour force of 5.11 million, according to a survey by the Syrian government.

22-08-2011

On Thursday in a significant diplomatic development, the US and its European allies called upon Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to step down from power. The move was met with repugnance on the part of the Syrian government.

21-08-2011

Syria’s Baath Party, which has been ruling Syria single-handedly for almost five decades, is establishing a private university, a move that will help it find new sources of finance but that also fully contradicts its proclaimed socialist principles.

18-08-2011

The Syrian Petroleum Company has made a new gas discovery in the region of Qara north of Damascus, according to the Minister of Oil.

15-08-2011

Six new university faculties were established by Presidential decree last week, all of them located in some of the least developed areas of the country.