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.
This profile provides an overview of the Syria Trust for Development, one of the country's largest NGO established by Asma Al-Assad.
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 the Joud family, one of the most powerful family in Syria, their business interests, and associated companies. Over several decades, the family has established a group of companies active in a range of sectors.
This profile examines the key economic interests and ties of Baraa and Hussam Katerji, also known as the Katerji brother. Similarly to their contemporary, the Katerjis are part of the younger generation of businessmen that emerged following the beginning of the conflict. Thanks to their extensive business networks in the Syrian northeast, Baraa and Hussam […]
This business profile provides an overview of Khodr Ali Taher, who represents an archetype of war profiteers in Syria following the 2011 conflict.
This profile provides an overview of the Syria Civil Defence, also known as the White Helmets, a grassroots organisation made up of ordinary Syrians who volunteer whose actions have earned them global recognition, including a Nobel Peace Prize nomination.