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03-10-2017

Russia is reportedly willing to provide finance for some of Syria’s large electricity projects, in what would be the first case of important direct funding by Moscow in many years.

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.

26-09-2017

The European Union said that it will organise next spring a new conference to provide financing for Syrian refugees and displaced.

26-09-2017

The takeover of a large gas field near Deir-ez-Zor by Kurdish-affiliated Syrian opposition groups last week draws many economic and political implications for a range of local, regional and international actors including the Syrian regime, Iran, the U.S. but also Russian private contractors.

25-09-2017

The text of the speech of Walid Al-Mouallem in New-York on September 23, 2017.

19-09-2017

Syria and Iran signed last week several agreements in the electricity sector worth hundreds of millions of dollars although most of them will likely remain ink on paper.

19-09-2017

The Syrian government has revised upward its end-of-year targets for oil, gas and phosphate production.

19-09-2017

The issuance of Syrian passports continues to generate significant foreign currency revenues but to a lower extent than in previous years, according to a government official.

19-09-2017

During the first half of 2017, Syrians remained the most numerous foreign investors in Turkey.

12-09-2017

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

12-09-2017

The success by the Syrian regime and the various militias affiliated to it last week in breaking the siege of Deir-ez-Zor could pave the way for important long-term economic benefits.

12-09-2017

Syria’s consumption of oil products stabilized in past months as regular imports from Iran continued, according to a government official.

12-09-2017

The revenues of Syriatel, one of the country’s two mobile phone operators, surged in the first half of this year to more than twice those of its sole competitor, while the launch of a third Iranian-led operator appears to have been postponed.

12-09-2017

The Syrian government announced last week that a Greek-Italian consortium had begun works on a new power plant in Deir Ali near Damascus, in what is likely the largest ongoing engineering project in the country, although how it plans to pay for it remains a mystery.

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

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.

05-09-2017

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

04-09-2017

After years of suspension, power supplies to the city of Aleppo have been restored by the Syrian authorities.

29-08-2017

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

22-08-2017

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

22-08-2017

An English transcript of the speech of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad at a conference by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates in Damascus on August 20, 2017.

22-08-2017

The participation of Iranian and Russian companies to the Damascus International Trade Fair has given the opportunity for these two countries to push further their economic and business interests.

15-08-2017

On Thursday, the Damascus International Trade Fair will reopen after a 5-year hiatus as the Syrian regime attempts to bring back foreign investors and promote a return to normalcy.

25-07-2017

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

25-07-2017

The closure of one of the oldest shops in the traditional Hamidiyeh Souk in Damascus has highlighted the widespread suspicions generated by government decisions in the economic field.

18-07-2017

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

11-07-2017

The Syrian Government continues to import substantial volumes of crude oil thanks to Iran’s financial support, an official has said.

11-07-2017

The Syrian Government is seeking to attract Chinese investors but these seem reluctant to take the Syria risk.

11-07-2017

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

04-07-2017

The Syrian Government has awarded a Russian oligarch the rights to collect a share of its oil and gas revenues in exchange for contributing to free territory from the Islamic State.

27-06-2017

Import-Export

20-06-2017

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

20-06-2017

The launch of a new car assembly plant in Syria, the second in the space of four months only, has served to highlight the steady rise to prominence of an increasingly powerful businessman.

20-06-2017

Syria has reduced customs duties on manufacturing inputs by 50 percent in a bid to encourage local production and reduce imports.

13-06-2017

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

13-06-2017

A Syrian state electricity utility has awarded a contract to a local company to build a 1MW photovoltaic plant, the first in the country.