Economy

08-10-2018
Syrian government institutions have published in recent weeks their estimates of the value of the destruction in several areas and business sectors.
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.
02-10-2018
The Al-Bab Local Council has launched a gas filling plant, which will supply the whole Euphrates Shield Area, while a new Palace of Justice, funded by Turkey, has also opened north of Aleppo.
18-09-2018
Syria’s foreign trade deficit increased again in 2017, initial data indicate.
11-09-2018
The U.S. Treasury has blacklisted a number of Syrians and other nationals and entities associated with Syria’s oil procurement networks, including one of the most prominent war profiteers.
11-09-2018
Iran is taking half of the already meagre revenues the Syrian government receives from phosphate extraction to pay for the debt owed by Damascus, a quasi-official media is reporting.
04-09-2018
In a public meeting, the Syrian Prime Minister gave a bleak assessment of the impact of the war on the country’s foreign currency reserves and economic assets.
28-08-2018
The Euphrates Shield Area (ESA) is witnessing several new developments that highlight its increasing autonomy relative to Damascus but also its rising ties to Turkey.
28-08-2018
Russian officials have provided more details about their country’s participation in the Damascus International Trade Fair, which will be held starting next week.
21-08-2018
Some USD 300 million are going to be spent in the northeastern region of Syria under American and Kurdish control, mostly through funds provided by Gulf countries, the U.S. Administration has said.
21-08-2018
A UN agency has estimated that in the past year the war has generated additional losses of some USD 60 billion to the Syrian economy.
21-08-2018
A company managing one of the main commercial malls in Damascus has reportedly been stripped from its contract to the benefit of an influential regime crony, highlighting the increasingly insecure Syrian business environment.
07-08-2018
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07-08-2018
United Nations agencies contracted Syrian companies for more than USD 160 million of goods and services last year, UN documents show.
07-08-2018
Bilateral trade between Lebanon and Syria declined markedly in the first half of this year according to data from the Lebanese customs.

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