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02-02-2016

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

05-01-2016

Six municipalities in the opposition-held parts of the Daraa Governorate will see a resumption of waste management services through a new EUR 3.17 million project.

23-11-2015

Two hospitals in the opposition-held parts of Syria are getting new financial support.

23-11-2015

Kurdish-led areas in northern Syria are continuing to issue new laws, to license businesses and to take other measures that are strengthening their drive to gain more autonomy from the rest of the country.

13-11-2015

The Syria Recovery Trust Fund is receiving another USD 15 million to fund development projects within opposition-held territories in Syria.

09-11-2015

Airstrikes in northern Syria, allegedly from Russian airplanes, have destroyed the factories of two of Syria’s most prominent industrial concerns.

19-10-2015

Syria’s olive oil production during the 2014/2015 declined 35 percent on an annual basis according to recent data.

14-09-2015

The opposition-held segment of Aleppo is benefitting from new funds for the collection and treatment of its solid waste.

31-08-2015

The trust fund in charge of funding development and humanitarian projects in opposition-held parts of the country announced in August financial agreements worth more than EUR 4 million for new projects.

13-07-2015

The Syrian Investment Agency, a body licensing and regulating mostly large investments in the manufacturing, agriculture and transport sectors, gave the go ahead to 33 projects in the first half of 2015.

06-07-2015

Weeks after the city fell in the hands of rebel groups, Idlib is reportedly witnessing the systematic looting of public and private properties.

18-06-2015

Syria’s crop of pistachio, of which it is one of the leading producers in the world, is estimated to have fallen significantly last year.

08-06-2015

Al-Baraka Bank Syria, an Islamic lender, opened on May 28 a branch in Tartous, the bank’s second in less than six months in the coastal area.

27-04-2015

The dollar accelerated last week its gains against the Syrian pound, crossed the 300 pounds level, and is now traded at its highest level on record.

30-03-2015

The Syrian pound has continued its gradual decline last week, a trend that was reinforced by the fall of Idlib outside regime control.

30-03-2015

Idlib, the capital of one of Syria’s fourteen provinces, fell on Saturday outside the control of the regime and in the hands of a coalition grouping opposition forces and the Nusra Front.

02-02-2015

Syria expects its production and export of olives and olive oil, a major crop in the country, to increase again this year.

22-01-2015

A Russian company is starting works on a 600-ton flourmill near the town of TalKalakh.

10-11-2014

The few large private sector investments still being established in Syria remain concentrated in the coastal area and around Damascus, data from a licensing body shows.

27-10-2014

The Syrian President has issued a decree nominating five new Governors in Lattakia, Tartous, Aleppo, Idlib and Quneitra.

13-10-2014

Occupancy rates in hotels in the coastal area were high during the summer season and in September according to the Chairman of Syria’s Federation of Chambers of Tourism.

15-09-2014

Syria’s olive oil production is expected to drop by almost half this year because of the poor climatic and security conditions.

01-09-2014

The Syrian Investment Agency licensed 40 projects in the first eight months of the year, most of them located around Damascus and in the coastal area.

18-08-2014

Following months during which its value remained relatively stable compared to the dollar, the Syrian Pound has lost again some ground.

18-08-2014

The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Idlib has elected a new bureau.

15-08-2014

The text of U.N. Security Council resolution 2170 (2014) adopted on August 15, 2014, calling on all States to act to suppress the flow of foreign fighters, financing and other support to Islamist extremist groups in Iraq and Syria, and putting six persons affiliated to those groups on its terrorist sanctions list.

07-07-2014

Syria’s olive production, a major bread earner in various parts of the country, will be declining this year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture.

07-07-2014

The executive arm of the Syrian opposition is continuing to take various steps to strengthen its credentials in opposition areas and among refugee communities.

19-05-2014

Updated May 20, 2014: In spite of limited financial means, the Interim Government of the Syrian opposition has announced plans to restore production at a power plant as well as to relocate within Syrian territory.

17-02-2014

A bomb planted last week under the Carlton Aleppo Hotel, which had opened its doors only a few months before the beginning of the uprising, destroyed parts of the property and killed several soldiers.

27-01-2014

Inflation data for the month of June 2013, which were released only now by the Syrian government, confirm the surge in retail prices across all product segments.

23-12-2013

Attacks on Syria’s gas infrastructure are continuing, leading to an increase in power cuts across the country.

02-12-2013

Almost 50 percent of all Syrian companies are located in the governorates of Aleppo, Damascus and Damascus Countryside, records from the Ministry of Economy show.

25-11-2013

Syria’s 2012/2013 olive crop has remained stable, according to estimates from the Ministry of Agriculture.

11-11-2013

Syria’s pistachio crop is expected to reach a record level this year, according to the head of the Federation of Chambers of Agriculture.

11-11-2013

Data from the Syrian Investment Agency, and other anecdotal evidence, indicate that there has been an increase in recent weeks in the number of investment projects established in the coastal area.

12-04-2013

The Syrian President has issued a decree establishing a faculty of medicine in the coastal city of Tartous.

25-03-2013

The Syrian Government is establishing a new university faculty in the city of Suweida, one of fifteen new faculties established in the last two years.

11-03-2013

The number of Syrian refugees crossed the 1 million mark last week as the United Nations warned of a humanitarian situation that is “dramatic beyond description.”

18-02-2013

Rental prices are increasing in central parts of Damascus but decreasing in some other parts of the country as people relocate to escape violence.

24-01-2013

The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations, has issued an alarming statement on the state of the Syrian agricultural sector and on its impact on both the levels of food supply and the livelihood of large segments of the Syrian population.

21-01-2013

On January 16, the Syrian President appointed new governors for two of the most contested provinces in the country.

24-12-2012

The Syrian government is establishing a new university faculty in the town of Salamieh, located in central Syria.

22-10-2012

Syria will hold by-elections on December 1 to fill five seats in Parliament to replace, among others, two defecting MPs.

17-09-2012

Almost half of illegal housing areas across Syria are located in the Damascus countryside, according to a state body.

17-09-2012

Syria produced 1 million tons of flour in the first six months of this year, according to the General Company for Mills.

02-09-2012

This document is an English language transcript of the interview given by Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad to Ad-Dunia, a Damascus based TV station on August 29. The translation is from the Syrian News Agency.

13-08-2012

The Syrian President issued today a decree establishing two new university faculties among a dozen or so that has been created in rural areas of Syria in the last eighteen months.