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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:

21-11-2017

The opening of a crossing between opposition and regime-held areas in the province of Hama has highlighted the continued economic and trade dependency of the two parties.

14-11-2017

Despite losing billions in the past years, Syria’s transport sector can still rely on its infrastructure that is mostly functioning.

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.

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 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.

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.

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 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.

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.

15-08-2017

The Syrian government has updated its estimate for the loss incurred by its railway network, one of the largest in the Middle East.

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.

15-08-2017

Fly Damas, one of two private airlines in Syria, has launched the country’s first cargo plane a few days before the beginning of the 59th edition of the Damascus trade fair.

15-08-2017

Samer Foz is reportedly building a large sugar refinery near Homs, further expanding the scope of his activities.

14-08-2017

Syria’s trade with two of its neighbours remained mostly unchanged in the first half of this year, official data indicate.

25-07-2017

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:

11-07-2017

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

20-06-2017

Contracting

20-06-2017

Traffic at Syrian airports declined by more than three quarters since 2011 although it somewhat stabilized in the past two years, official data show.

13-06-2017

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

12-06-2017

The revenues of the Islamic State from crude oil have decreased by two thirds since 2015, a Russian official has said.

06-06-2017

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

06-06-2017

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

06-06-2017

Starting June 21, Cham Wings will fly to Erevan connecting Armenian Syrians in the two countries.

30-05-2017

A British oil company that has rights over oil fields located in northeast Syria has said that production at these fields has increased significantly since the beginning of the year although it receives no revenues from them.

30-05-2017

The U.S.-led coalition against the Islamic State has destroyed dozens of bridges as Syria’s transport infrastructure has been largely affected by the war, Ali Hammoud, the Minister of Transport said.

23-05-2017

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

23-05-2017

Contracting, decoration works, maintenance of hospitals and medical centers

23-05-2017

The Islamic State is banning the use in its territory of any currency other than its own Dinar in an apparent bid to collect as much dollars as possible from the market before a potential withdrawal.

16-05-2017

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

16-05-2017

The list below includes all the Syrian individuals, entities, aircrafts and vessels that have been put under sanctions by the U.S. Administration since 2005.

16-05-2017

The Ministry of Tourism said that arrivals increased markedly in the first quarter of this year, although it did not say how many of these visitors were actual tourists.

16-05-2017

The Syrian government is increasing its control over the local wheat market in a bid to procure as much wheat as possible from the local crop.

16-05-2017

The Syrian opposition has opened a new crossing with Iraq near the border with Jordan, enabling the flow of goods between the two sides of the border, the first such position currently under the control of the Syrian opposition.

16-05-2017
The text of the interview of Bashar Al-Assad by ONT, a TV station from Belarus, in Damascus on May 11, 2017.

09-05-2017

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

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

Fly Damas has announced that it will start a weekly route to Suleimanieh in Iraq.

09-05-2017

Syria’s exports contracted further in the first quarter of this year, according to a government official.