In this business profile, The Syria Report provides an overview of Stroytransgaz, a Russian private sector company at the heart of Russia's soft power in Syria and a major player in the country's economy.
In this business profile, The Syria Report provides an overview of Tarif Al-Akhras, a prominent Syrian businessman from Homs and a close relative of Asma Al-Assad. Mr Al-Akhras rose to fame before the 2011 conflict and became a major player in the country's food trade, particularly in the sugar industry.
This profile examines the Commercial Bank of Syria, the largest lender in the country which has managed to maintain its leading role in the banking sector as the main bank for state-owned enterprises and institutions despite being under western sanctions for nearly ten years.
In this business profile, The Syria Report provides an overview of Mohammad Hamsho, a prominent Syrian businessman whose rise to fame predates the conflict and who is largely believed to be acting as a front for the President's brother, Maher Al-Assad.
This business profile provides an overview of Khodr Ali Taher, who represents an archetype of war profiteers in Syria following the 2011 conflict.
In this business profile, The Syria Report provides an overview of Wassim Qattan, a murky Damascene businessman who emerged among Syria’s business elite only a few years ago.