News | Telecoms & IT

07-12-2021
A massive transfer in the ownership of Syriatel, one of Syria’s largest companies, occurred last month. After the government reactivated the trading of the company's share in the Damascus Securities Exchange, record-high deals reflected a transfer of ownership in the company. Yet, little information is available on the company's new shareholding structure.

News | Others

07-12-2021
On November 24, the European Union General Court issued varied judgements on applications submitted by three Syrian businessmen and one company regarding their inclusion on the EU Syria sanctions list. That same day, the highest French court dismissed a case brought against a former regime official. Meanwhile, the following week, the European Union sanctioned the privately owned Syrian airline Cham Wings in view of the Belarusian border crisis.

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07-12-2021
Gold is traditionally an important means of savings for many Syrian households. With rising inflation over the past years, which reduced the value of cash holdings, the precious metal gained additional importance. This chart covers the price of gold in Syria between February 2011 and December 2021.

News | Economy

07-12-2021
Last week, a high-ranking delegation of Iranian ministers, parliamentary officials, and private sector businesspersons met with their Syrian counterparts in yet another attempt to activate past agreements and projects.

News | Economy

07-12-2021
Damascus has retained its rank as the cheapest city in the world out of 173 major cities, according to a bi-annual survey published by the Economist Intelligence Unit. As prices generally firmed up elsewhere, they have fallen in Damascus due to the rapid depreciation of the country’s currency.

HLP | News

07-12-2021
The General Establishment of Housing has recently issued a series of statements stating that it would speed up the process of allocating homes to applicants for social housing projects; however, this move comes with amendments to the contract conditions without the prior consent of applicants.

Library| Economic data

07-12-2021
The following tables present an overview of Syria’s key building and construction indicators based on data from the Central Bureau of Statistics.

News | Economy

07-12-2021
The opposition-affiliated Syria Recovery Trust Fund, a multi-donor trust fund that finances projects in areas outside government control in Syria, has received a new contribution to fund early recovery projects in northern Syria.

News | Finance

07-12-2021
Syria’s fourth microfinance bank, an affiliate of the Bemo group, has announced that last month it began operations from its main branch in Rural Damascus.

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حقوق السكن والأراضي والممتلكات

30-11-2021
نظّم قانون الأحوال الشخصية رقم 59 لعام 1953، وتعديلاته، أحكام الميراث بالاستناد إلى الشريعة الإسلامية. ولم يستثن القانون الطائفة العلوية من أحكامه، على عكس استثناءه الصريح للطائفتين الدرزية والمسيحية.
30-11-2021
لا تبدو العودة إلى مدينة الحجر الأسود جنوبي دمشق أمراً قابلاً للتحقق في المدى المنظور رغم الاعلانات الرسمية المتكررة. إذ لا زالت الأنقاض تعيق الحركة في الشوارع الرئيسية والفرعية، وما زالت أعمال تأهيل البنى التحتية في مراحلها الأولى.
07-12-2021
تتسبب عمليات التهريب بتوتير الأوضاع الأمنية في المناطق المأهولة على الحدود السورية-الأردنية، ما بات ينعكس بشكل مباشر على حقوق السكن والأرض والملكية.
07-12-2021
في نهاية تشرين الثاني الماضي، أصدرت المؤسسة العامة للإسكان، مجموعة إعلانات متتالية تفيد بتسريع عملية تخصيص منازل للمكتتبين على مشاريع السكن الاجتماعي. ولكن، يبدو أن ذلك يترافق مع تغيير في شروط التعاقد من دون اتفاق مسبق لجهة رفع قيمة الأقساط الشهرية، مع التهديد بإلغاء التخصيص في حال عدم التسديد.

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