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26-03-2019

Syria’s main state entities operating in the cereals sector are set to merge into a single institution that will be headquartered in Hassakeh.

20-03-2019

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

19-03-2019

Syria’s cotton harvest has remained stable last year, although it was still only at around a tenth of the average volume in the decade preceding the uprising.

13-03-2019

Turkey has reopened to its truck drivers a key border crossing with Syria, raising tensions and protests from their Syrian counterparts.

12-03-2019

Syria’s unrelenting energy crisis is pushing the government to try various solutions, including new supplies from the northeast and more import licenses to private investors.

13-02-2019

The value and flows of trade between Syria and Turkey remained unchanged last year, according to Turkish official statistics.

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.

23-01-2019

Opposition media are reporting that oil supplies from Kurdish to regime areas are ongoing through the intermediation of a Syrian business family recently put under sanctions.

24-12-2018

The withdrawal of American forces from Syria’s northeastern region will have important economic consequences.

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

The following factsheet provides technical details on, and lists the status of, Syria’s main gas treatment plants as of July 04, 2017.

30-10-2018

The visit last week to the east of the country by Syrian PM Imad Khamis was mostly about reaffirming the presence of the state in a very contested part of the country.

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

Syria has issued a new international tender to import wheat, the fourth since the beginning of the year.

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.

02-10-2018

In an update on its operations, the Syrian Petroleum Company says that various oil fields restarted production this year across the country.

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.

31-07-2018

An opposition development fund financed by western countries has announced that it was supporting, for the first time, projects in northeast Syria.