News | Retail & Trade

31-01-2023
Lebanon’s exports to Syria increased by 290 percent last year, according to the Lebanese Customs Authorities. Curiously, one commodity, polyethylene, made up 74 percent of Lebanon’s exports to Syria last year, surging by nearly 30,000 percent year-on-year despite accounting for lower volumes.

News | Others

31-01-2023
New figures issued by the European Union indicate that Syrian first-time asylum applicants increased in 2022 for the second year in a row, while illegal border crossings nearly doubled year-on-year. 

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31-01-2023
This chart provides an overview of the funding requirements and contributions for the Syrian humanitarian crisis between 2012 and 2023.

Library | Reports

24-01-2023
In this profile, The Syria Report provides an overview of the Hijaz Railways Organisation, the country's second railway operator.

News | Transport

31-01-2023
The number of passengers and goods transported by the Syrian Railways Organisation, Syria’s main railway operator, increased by 127 percent and 26 percent, respectively, in 2022, compared with 2020 (data for 2021 is unavailable). 

DATA | Foreign trade

02-02-2023
The table below provides a monthly breakdown of trade between Syria and Turkey from 2010 to 2022.

News | Others

31-01-2023
A Food and Agriculture Organisation project, which represents the first Russia-funded FAO project in Syria, has recently launched operations in Aleppo.

Library | Press reviews

DATA | Finance

02-02-2023
The following table provides an overview of the black market rate and the official exchange rates still in use set by the Central Bank of Syria.

Library | Political documents

28-01-2023
The following is a transcript of the briefing made by the U.N. Special Envoy for Syria Geir O. Pedersen Syria to the Security Council on January 25, 2023.

DATA | Finance

02-02-2023
This is an overview of the value of gold in Syria since January 2011, according to the Craft Society for Jewels and Jewelry in Damascus.

News | Finance

31-01-2023
Cham Capital, one of the seven brokerage firms still operating in the Damascus Securities Exchange, has recently announced that it was dissolving. The closure of the Makhlouf-linked company had been expected for two years.

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