Suweida (188)


Across the country, there are increasing situations of strikes as Syrians protest their harshening economic conditions and continuing chaos.


The Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources has tightened further the allocation of oil products sold to private car owners as part of its efforts to face the massive shortage in oil products.


The Central Bureau of Statistics has provided new population and household expenditures data based on a large survey it conducted at the end of 2017.


Interior design works


The shortages of energy products are increasing economic hardship for Syrians and posing various types of economic and public services challenges.


As energy shortages get more acute the Syrian government has announced plans for a more severe rationing of petrol and blamed Egypt for preventing Iranian oil supplies through the Suez Canal.


An increase in planted areas combined with good rainfalls should help improve this year’s wheat and barley crops, a government official has said.


Official data indicate a small increase in the number of new manufacturing investments in the country, although prospects for next years appear more pessimistic.


The Central Bureau of Statistics has provided an estimate of the average monthly budget a Syrian household needs in order to live decently.


Several Syrian banks have reopened a branch in the southern city of Daraa as they start a slow expansion of their network.


A full breakdown of Syria's 2019 budget with current and investment expenses detailed for each item in the budget.


The cancellation of a management contract between a state entity and a private sector company only weeks after it was signed could be part of government pressures on the province of Suweida.


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


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.


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


Export-import; contracting


Building materials trading; electronics trading; export-import


Data from the Ministry of Industry indicate that investment in manufacturing, which is already very low, declined in the first half of 2018, contradicting official statements on an economic recovery.


Trading of electronic equipment


The estimated size of Syria's population by governorate as of the end of May 2018.


The Syrian regime is clamping down on Ayman Jaber, one of Syria’s most prominent warlords and a long-time business partner of the Assad family.


A full breakdown of Syria's 2018 budget with current and investment expenses detailed for each item in the budget.


Syria’s regional planning commission has produced a long-term development plan that divides the country into seven regions that do not correspond to the boundaries of the current governorates.


Syria’s power generation utility wants to raise some USD 147 million to fund several renewable electricity generation projects.


Here is a detailed list of the real estate development areas selected and identified by the Syrian government to attract private investors.


Import-Export of pharmaceuticals, medical equipment and accessories, ambulances, baby food, cosmetics and raw processed wood


This is the list of the 14 heads of Syrian governorates as of 22 February 2018.


This is the list of companies licensed by Syria's real estate commission.


This is the list of the 14 heads of Syrian governorates as of 05 February 2018.


The Syrian government has raised significantly the minimum capital requirement for foreign exchange companies as the national currency depreciated to a tenth of its value relative to the dollar in the past six years.


The number of real estate transactions in Syria's fourteen provinces between 2010 and 2016.


Despite promises by the Syrian authorities that the number of checkpoints on the country’s roads would be reduced, some new ones are being established, leading to an increase in costs for producers and consumers alike.


Consultancy services, trading and contracting


Around half of Syria’s state-owned manufacturing companies are in such dire straits that they will likely never start operations again, an official report has found.


The Higher Council for Public Private Partnership has listed a number of projects to be offered to private investors, although very few appear likely to be launched any time soon.


A full breakdown of Syria's 2017 budget with current and investment expenses detailed for each item in the budget.


The Syrian government is trying to cancel levies extorted by regime checkpoints as growing protests from traders and transporters alike reflect the exasperation of the population.


Some USD 11 billion would be required to kickstart Syria’s agricultural production, improve livelihoods, and reduce migration and the need for humanitarian aid, a report by the FAO has found.


A Jordanian official has said that his government would consider an opening of a new border crossing with Syria, potentially enabling a resumption of trade ties between the two countries.


The Syrian President has appointed a member of the security forces to head the Deir-ez-Zor province, the fourth such decision to appoint a member of the military apparatus as governor in the space of three months.


The Syrian President has appointed a new governor in Aleppo, Hussein Ahmad Diab.


Manufacturing and trading of medicines


Storage and trading of medicines, food, medical equipment


Postal and money transfer services


The number of investment projects licensed by the Syrian Investment Agency in the first half of 2016 declined markedly on an annual basis.