Aleppo (1499)

20-02-2019

The following text is a transcript by state news agency SANA of the speech of Bashar Al-Assad delivered before the heads of local councils elected in September 2018 during the local administration elections:

06-02-2019

Syria’s production of olive oil, a key product in large parts of the country, declined by some 20 percent last year, according to a government official.

06-02-2019

A Jordanian official delegation held talks in Syria late January to discuss the resumption of flights between Amman and Damascus, the Petra news agency reported.

30-01-2019

The list below includes the names of all the individuals that have been blacklisted by the European Union since the beginning of the Syrian uprising in March 2011.

30-01-2019

Smelting and manufacturing of metal products

23-01-2019

The Government’s plans to spend on investment projects are falling short because of a continuous shortage of cash, the recent example of a serum production plant shows.

22-01-2019

The United Arab Emirates organized on Sunday probably the most prominent event involving Syrian businessmen outside Syria since 2011.

22-01-2019

The list below includes the names of all the Syrian entities that have been blacklisted by the European Union since the beginning of the uprising in March 2011.

15-01-2019

The text of the memorandum on Idlib signed by Russia and Turkey in September 2018.

08-01-2019

Preliminary data indicate that demand for cement, a proxy for construction activity, was at best stable last year.

18-12-2018

Shortages of various key products in the market are highlighting the continuing difficulties faced by the government to deliver goods and services to its population.

04-12-2018

Syria’s main opposition-affiliated development fund announced in the past three months the financing of several new projects in the country’s north and northeast.

27-11-2018

The list below includes all the Syrian individuals, entities, aircrafts and vessels that have been put under sanctions by the U.S. Administration since 2005.

27-11-2018

The number of companies established by Syrians in Egypt continues to rise rapidly, official Egyptian data indicate.

26-11-2018

This is the list of the 14 heads of Syrian governorates as of 26 November 2018.

20-11-2018

Production of textiles and garments

20-11-2018

New taxes by the Ministry of Finance are increasing significantly the price of gold, an important store of value for Syrian households.

13-11-2018

Turkey has inaugurated a new border crossing with the area of Afrin, increasing to five the number of open crossings between the two countries.

12-11-2018

After failing to get any financial support from Russia or Iran, Syria’s ministry of electricity has issued tenders to build and repair power turbines in Aleppo hoping that bidding companies accept cumbersome payment terms.

06-11-2018

UPDATED on November 06, 2018 at 7:41 pm GMT - A new lobby of Syrian businessmen, grouping mostly investors based abroad that have kept ties with the Syrian regime, has been formed.

30-10-2018

The Aleppo City Council has announced the beginning of development works on a large informal housing area that has been emptied from its residents.

30-10-2018

A conference on reconstruction was organized last week by the Interim Government of the Syrian opposition.

30-10-2018

The Damascus Countryside governorate has granted contracts worth SYP 3.5 billion (USD 7.5 million) to remove rubble from the streets of destroyed cities in the governorate.

23-10-2018

Two crossings between Idlib and regime areas are set to reopen two months after they were closed.

23-10-2018

The government’s Reconstruction Committee has provided a list of the rehabilitation projects that are planned for this year.

19-10-2018

JE: I have done this work of leading the Humanitarian Task Force for nearly three years, there has been too many setbacks, we have failed more often than we have achieved what we wanted, but there have been also some positive developments and we have two now that I would like to mention:

16-10-2018

A joint report by the FAO and the World Food Program has highlighted the dramatic situation of the Syrian agricultural sector, including the worst wheat harvest in three decades, although the return of security has ensured a relative stabilization in some sub-sectors.

16-10-2018

Despite the country’s high unemployment rate, Syrian businesses, including state-owned enterprises, are continuing to report a shortage in skilled manpower, which is hampering their operations.

11-10-2018

In this 2,200-word factsheet we provide a profile of the Syrian cement sector.

09-10-2018

The American and British aid agencies have asked aid agencies to stop using the border crossing between Turkey and the Idlib area for fear that taxes on trucks transporting aid were partly used by Hayat Tahrir al-Sham, Reuters reported.

09-10-2018

Iran and Syria signed last week an agreement to build a new power plant in Lattakia, although it is unlikely financing for the project has been secured.

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.

08-10-2018

Syria’s state-owned water bottling company is seeking to expand its capacity in a sector it has a monopoly on.

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.