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20-03-2019

A press briefing by James Jeffrey after the Brussels conference on Syria on March 12-14, 2019.

20-03-2019

The annual Brussels conference on aid to Syria ended last week with a significant increase in amounts pledged by various countries.

20-03-2019

One of Syria’s most prominent new business cronies has been arrested in Kuwait on charges of money laundering.

20-03-2019
The text of the declaration by the co-chairs of the Brussels III Conference held on March 12-14, 2019.

20-03-2019

This table lists the participants at the Brussels meeting on March 12-14, 2019 (Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region - Brussels III Conference).

13-03-2019

While most attention has focused on the Marota City development in Damascus, other Syrian provinces also plan their own real estate redevelopment projects and are setting-up holding companies for that purpose.

27-02-2019

The relatively stable situation in most of Syria has reflected positively on the performance of Syrian banks, which have broadly reported an improvement in their financial results last year.

13-02-2019

The text of a statement on Syria issued by the U.S. and a number of allied counytries in Washington following a meeting of their foreign ministers:

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

European sanctions inflicted last week on several Syrian investors and companies are disrupting more than expected their business activity.

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

DP World says that it is establishing what it calls a trade corridor between Dubai and Syria to ease transport between the UAE and the Mediterranean.

15-01-2019

Qatar National Bank Syria has announced the resignation of its CEO, the third such executive to resign from Syria’s top private banks in the past six months.

24-12-2018

The Ministry of Tourism is saying that the number of foreign arrivals increased this year, although it did not give numbers; the reopening of the Nassib border crossing increased arrivals from Jordan.

18-12-2018

Contracting; export-import

18-12-2018

Heavy machines trading; oil equipment services; contracting; export-import

17-12-2018

Chinese investors, among others, have recently been visiting the site of the Marota City project, which is struggling to attract investors and funding.

17-12-2018

Fransabank Syria has announced the resignation of its Lebanese chairman, confirming the dissociation policy adopted by Lebanese banks operating in the country.

04-12-2018

Trading of uPVC (unplasticized polyvinyl chloride); contracting

03-12-2018

Saudi Arabia is providing grant aid to UNRWA, including for its Syria programmes, helping partly offset the withdrawal of American funding.

27-11-2018

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

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.

27-10-2018

The joint statement following the quadrilateral meeting in Istanbul on October 27 between the heads of states of Turkey, France and Russia and the German chancellor.

23-10-2018

A delegation of 50 Syrian investors led by Mohammad Hamsho participated last week in Tehran in a bilateral economic forum.

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:

19-10-2018
Señor Presidente, Embajador Lorenti, [Sacha Lorenti, Bolivia],
16-10-2018

Cement export-import; Building materials trading

16-10-2018

The Nassib border post between Syria and Jordan, which is a strategic trading point for the whole Levant region, reopened yesterday after three years of closure.

02-10-2018

Trading of clothes and leather products

25-09-2018

Providing guarantees for loans to SMEs and microfinance projects

18-09-2018

Syria’s foreign trade deficit increased again in 2017, initial data indicate.

18-09-2018

Syrian private sector banks continued to post a modest increase in their main indicators in the first half of this year, as Islamic lenders now represent almost 40 percent of the sector.

18-09-2018

The government has multiplied by five the transit fee levied on trucks transiting through Syria in an obvious bid to increase its leverage on Lebanon and Jordan.

18-09-2018

The tables below provide a list of Syria's main trading partners last year with the value of their exports to, and import from, Syria.