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20-02-2018
2,000 Miscellaneous refrigerators
2,500 Miscellaneous Washing Machines
500 Ovens
500 Watercoolers
19-02-2018

Syria has issued a tender for the import of new volumes of soft milling wheat.

06-02-2018

Syria has signed a “roadmap agreement” with Russia to build some 2,650 MW of new power plants and turbines, despite the fact that there is no money to pay for these projects, which are worth more than EUR 2 billion.

30-01-2018

Chinese companies are increasingly enquiring about business opportunities in Syria, although no funding for reconstruction is expected to come from Beijing.

30-01-2018

Syria’s oil and gas production increased noticeably this year, but output still remains very low and is unlikely to increase by much in the near future.

30-01-2018

The Ministry of Domestic Trade wants to lower the cost of producing bread by reducing the volume of yeast in it.

29-01-2018

Syria’s two main airlines have announced an increase in the size of their operating fleets as they repair old planes and lease others from the market.

23-01-2018

Iranian media are reporting increasing concerns that their companies will be squeezed out from the Syrian market by Russia, which is itself pressing for Damascus to repay its debts.

23-01-2018

As they seek to gain influence and access to Syrian resources, Iran and Russia are also expanding ties with Damascus in the education sector.

16-01-2018

Data from several business sectors are confirming that Syria’s economy likely grew last year.

02-01-2018

Recent statements by American officials but also reports from Raqqa suggest that the United States is considering getting involved in some form of reconstruction in Syria’s northeastern region.

02-01-2018

Syria’s foreign trade value, composed overwhelmingly of imports, increased by some 18 percent in the first ten months of 2017, according to official reports.

19-12-2017

The Minister of Petroleum has set production targets for both oil and gas for next year and 2019.

19-12-2017

A Russian official has expressed what is the bluntest statement to date on Russia’s ambition to get hold of as much of Syria’s energy and other economic resources as possible.

12-12-2017

The combined number of cars assembled by Syria’s five car assembly plants reached a mere 499 cars in the first 11 months of the year, a reflection of the dismal situation of the market and of the purchasing power of the population.

12-12-2017

Syria will use an Iranian credit line to build a USD 25 million veterinary vaccine plant that will meet much of the local demand.

12-12-2017

A selection of reports, papers and articles on Syria.

07-12-2017

The press statements of the presidents of Russia, Iran and Turkey after their meeting on November 22 in Sotchi, Russia:

07-12-2017

The concluding statement of the November 22 meeting between Vladimir Putin, Hassan Rouhani and Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Sotchi, Russia:

28-11-2017

The Syrian Minister of Economy has implicitly acknowledged that his government will receive no major funding for the reconstruction effort.

28-11-2017

Syrian-Iranian bilateral trade, excluding crude oil, increased over the past two years, although it remains well below its pre-uprising level.

14-11-2017

Iran is planning to finance the construction of a sugar refinery production line, according to the head of the state sugar production body.

14-11-2017

Data from the Syrian government provide indications on the sources of Syria’s crude oil procurements.

07-11-2017

Syria and Oman signed last week a memorandum of understanding in the oil and gas sector, an agreement that has a political as much as an economic significance.

07-11-2017

Import-export of building materials, electric and electronic equipment

24-10-2017

Syria’s car assembly plants produced a combined 1,500 units so far this year, according to a local media.

24-10-2017

On Sunday 22 October, the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces captured the large Omar Field east of Deir-ez-Zor, effectively leaving the Syrian regime without direct control on any of the country’s largest oil fields.

24-10-2017

Syria’s production of phosphate has restarted after a stoppage of almost 18 months, but the revenues the government will collect will be limited.