Tartous (553)

11-10-2018

In this 2,200-word factsheet we provide a profile of the Syrian cement sector.

09-10-2018

Syria’s PM, Imad Khamis, visited last week the two coastal provinces of Tartous and Lattakia where he inaugurated a host of projects including the first government project or building to be named after Bashar Al-Assad.

09-10-2018

Russian Railways, a state entity, has said that it was looking for opportunities to develop Syria’s railway network and infrastructure.

08-10-2018

Syria’s state-owned water bottling company is seeking to expand its capacity in a sector it has a monopoly on.

02-10-2018

The main highlights of the 60th edition of the Damascus International Trade Fair, which was held last month, included a relatively large Russian presence, a very limited one by Chinese companies and the absence of announcements of major business deals.

18-09-2018

The Ministry of Petroleum is negotiating over several oil and gas exploration contracts with countries allied to the regime, an executive from a state-owned company said.

11-09-2018

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.

11-09-2018

Taxes and fees collected by the Syrian Customs Department continued to increase during the first six months of this year.

28-08-2018

Data from the Ministry of Industry indicate that investment in manufacturing, which is already very low, declined in the first half of 2018, contradicting official statements on an economic recovery.

07-08-2018

Aromatic and medical plants distillation

24-07-2018

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.

24-07-2018

Syrian banks are expanding again their branch network as they seek to capitalize on the improving security situation across the country.

03-07-2018

The number of residents in Syria stands at around 19.2 million, according to recent estimates.

03-07-2018

The estimated size of Syria's population by governorate as of the end of May 2018.

05-06-2018

A decree granting citizenship to dozens of foreigners, including prominent Syrian investors, has created an uproar in Lebanon.

05-06-2018

The Syrian regime is clamping down on Ayman Jaber, one of Syria’s most prominent warlords and a long-time business partner of the Assad family.

22-05-2018

The foundation stone of a rare Russian investment in Syria was laid last week near Tartous.

22-05-2018

Construction of roads, water treatment plants, etc.

22-05-2018

Export-import

15-05-2018
15-05-2018

This table provides data on the nominal and current capacity of the power generation plants operated by the state-owned electricity utility.

10-05-2018

A full breakdown of Syria's 2018 budget with current and investment expenses detailed for each item in the budget.

29-04-2018

Export-import

24-04-2018

While the Syrian government continues to boast of its success in covering basic expenses, including civil servants’ salaries, in practice it is mortgaging the country’s long-term economic prospects.

24-04-2018

Last week, Russia and Syria signed several new economic cooperation agreements during an international business forum organized in Crimea, including to develop offshore resources.

23-04-2018

Cement sales by state-owned companies declined in the first quarter of this year, according to official data.

19-04-2018

In this 2,300-word factsheet we provide a profile of Samer Foz, who in the space of the past two years has risen to become Syria’s most powerful investor.

03-04-2018
03-04-2018

Syria’s regional planning commission has produced a long-term development plan that divides the country into seven regions that do not correspond to the boundaries of the current governorates.

20-03-2018
13-03-2018

Here is a detailed list of the real estate development areas selected and identified by the Syrian government to attract private investors.

06-03-2018

At a business forum held in Moscow last week, many obstacles still seemed to stand in the way of the improvement in the economic and business ties between Syria and Russia.

05-03-2018

Iran is furthering its reach in Syria’s education sector while the Syrian government seems unable to meet its promises to invest in that sector.

22-02-2018

This is the list of the 14 heads of Syrian governorates as of 22 February 2018.

20-02-2018

Sales of cement at Syria’s state-owned plants slightly decreased last year, according to preliminary data.

13-02-2018

Freight transportation services

06-02-2018

The following table provides data on traffic in Syria's two commercial ports of Lattakia and Tartous between 2006 and 2017.

06-02-2018

This is the list of the 14 heads of Syrian governorates as of 05 February 2018.

06-02-2018

Syria’s two main ports of Tartous and Lattakia witnessed increased activity in 2017 on the back of growing imports.

30-01-2018
Export and import of medicines 
16-01-2018

Syria’s dramatically poor rainfalls are threatening to have serious economic consequences this year.

09-01-2018

Export and import of medicines and medical eqiupments

09-01-2018

The Ministry of Tourism has offered for investment a large plot of land on the Mediterranean coast, which will likely go to regime linked figures and, possibly, Russian investors.

09-01-2018

Data as well as official decisions by the Syrian government confirm that its spending priorities continue to go to its core constituency of the coastal area in addition to the families of the soldiers who died fighting for the regime.