News | Economy

18-01-2022
Syria has recently signed a memorandum of understanding on joining China’s Belt and Road Initiative, a long-term, transcontinental infrastructure and investment project that aims to economically integrate countries falling along the ancient Silk Road trade route. Although the agreement is not legally binding, Syria would benefit immensely from its prospective inclusion, as the projects brought about by the initiative would contribute to the country’s post-war reconstruction.

News | Transport

18-01-2022
Hayat Tahrir Al-Sham, the Islamist group that controls the Idlib governorate and rural parts of the Aleppo, Hama, and Lattakia governorates, has recently inaugurated a multi-million dollar expansion of a highway between the Bab Al-Hawa border crossing and the Al-Ghazawiya crossing, which links the rural parts of northern Idlib and Aleppo.

CHART OF THE WEEK

18-01-2022
This chart provides an overview of the passenger traffic at Syria's five airports from 2011 to 2019. In 2010, a total of 4.98 million passengers had passed through the country's airports – Syria’s highest number ever. Though the government had several plans to develop the country's aviation industry and increase the capacities of its various airports, the beginning of the Syrian conflict in 2011 had a dramatic impact on the sector.

News | Food and Agriculture

18-01-2022
Last year, the Syrian government’s wheat imports more than doubled while its procurements of domestic wheat dropped by 48 percent on a year-on-year basis amid severe shortages across the country. Meanwhile, the Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria recently announced plans to import wheat to meet local demand.

News | Economy

18-01-2022
Funding coverage for Syria’s Humanitarian Response Plan in 2021 has reached a historic low, failing to keep pace with the growing number of people classified in need in Syria amid the country’s worsening socioeconomic situation, according to the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs’s 2022 Global Humanitarian Overview.

HLP | News

18-01-2022
In December 2021, the Damascus governorate called on rights holders in the Basilia City area south of Damascus to submit applications for title deeds for their so-called “organisational shares” to the Directorate of Implementation of Decree No. 66. Basilia City is located south of the southern ring highway and covers 954 hectares of land, containing more than 100,000 title deeds according to official statements.

Library| Economic data

24-01-2022
The following tables present an overview of Syria’s key judicial indicators based on data from the Central Bureau of Statistics.

News | Economy

18-01-2022
Syria will likely witness exceptional increases in poverty rates and unemployment, revenue losses, persistent fiscal deficit, and double-digit inflation due to damages to physical capital, weak economic performance, a widening trade deficit, capital flight, external displacement, and economic sanctions, according to a recent report by the UN Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia.

News | Manufacturing

18-01-2022
The Ministry of Industry recently issued the execution plan for a new water bottling plant in the rural part of the Quneitra governorate, one of the few state investments in the governorate. The plant would represent a rare government investment in the governorate, as the area has suffered from poor services and scant investments since 1973, when Syria regained control of Quneitra following the 1967 Six-Day War.

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حقوق السكن والأراضي والممتلكات

18-01-2022
أعلن محافظ إدلب، نهاية العام 2021، عن فك الارتباط بين محافظتي حماة وإدلب، ما يكرس وضع مدينة خان شيخون كمركز إداري مؤقت لمحافظة إدلب الخارجة بمعظمها عن سيطرة النظام. ويترافق ذلك الإعلان مع حملة إعلامية رسمية لتشجيع عودة النازحين إلى المدينة، ومواصلة افتتاح المقار الرسمية فيها، ولكن وسط غياب لبعض الخدمات الرئيسية.
18-01-2022
تسارعت مؤخراً وتيرة تنفيذ المرسوم 237 الصادر في 14 أيلول 2021، الخاص بإحداث منطقة تنظيم مدخل دمشق الشمالي. ويبدو أن محافظة دمشق مصرة على الالتزام بالجدول الزمني الخاص بإحداث منطقة التنظيم، وفق أحكام القانون 10 لعام 2018 القاضي بجواز إحداث منطقة تنظيمية أو أكثر ضمن المخطط التنظيمي العام للوحدات الإدارية. وهذه، هي المرة الأولى التي يتم فيها تطبيق هذا القانون المثير للجدل في نطاق محافظة دمشق.
18-01-2022
خلال انعقاد أعمال الجلستين الأولى والثانية من الدورة الأولى لمجلس محافظة دمشق، مطلع كانون الثاني 2022، جرى خلاف بين الأعضاء، سلّط الضوء على مسؤولية الإدارة السابقة لمديرية المرسوم 66 التابعة لمحافظة دمشق، عن مشاكل في توزيع الأسهم التنظيمية، وكذلك في حرمان كثيرين من السكن البديل في منطقة ماروتا سيتي.
18-01-2022
دعت محافظة دمشق أصحاب الحقوق في منطقة باسيليا سيتي جنوب شرقي العاصمة دمشق، للتقدم بطلبات إلى مديرية المرسوم 66 التابعة لمحافظة دمشق، لاستلام سندات ملكية بأسهمهم التنظيمية، اعتباراً من مطلع كانون الأول 2021. وتقع باسيليا سيتي، جنوبي المتحلق الجنوبي، وتبلغ مساحتها 954 هكتاراً، وفيها أكثر من 100 ألف سند ملكية، بحسب التصريحات الرسمية.

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