December 12, 2000
A reactivation of the Arab economic boycott on Israel would be a response to the Zionist aggression against the Palestinians.
Financial cooperation between the European Union and Syria will gain new life this coming week, with the European Investment Bank (EIB) loaning Syria money - an estimated $66 million - for the first t
December 11, 2000
Syria will soon launch a set of measures to reform its uncompetitive industrial sector.
Franco-Lebanese bank Societe Generale Libano-Europeenne de Banque (SGLEB) announced that its new branch in the Damascus free zone in Syria had opened for business. The bank is the first of the four
During the meeting of the ruling Baath Party’s Regional Command headed by Syrian President Bashar Assad, decrees were approved on the establishment of private banks, a stock market, and the introducti
A senior source at the European Commission Office in Damascus revealed that the European Investment Bank will launch its first investment project in Syria next year. According to <I>Al-Watan</I> newsp
December 10, 2000
A joint Lebanese-Syrian technical team will start rehabilitating the Lebanese and Syrian sections of the Iraqi oil pipeline in January, the Daily Star
Financial cooperation between the European Union and Syria will gain new life this coming week, with the European Investment Bank (EIB) loaning Syria
The Saudi Syrian National Company will begin to produce and market various dairy products, yogurt and fruit juices in the beginning of next year.
The Syrian Customs General Authority has recently imposed new taxes on the import of new cars. As a result, a new car purchase remains a dream for millions of Syrians.
December 7, 2000
Syrians will soon be able to watch movies of choice and without having to pay a fortune.
Graced with high oil prices, Syria has traded in its policy of financial austerity for heavy spending, aiming to rekindle growth in a country long known for its stagnating economy.
December 6, 2000
Syria ordered three civilian radar systems last month, valuing a total of $29 million from the Anglo-Italian company AleniaMarconi Systems.
The Syrian Aviation Public Authority reported that 2,800 airplanes had landed and taken off at the Syrian airports in June 2000, translating into a 13 percent increase since June 1999.
Aram Saleeba, the director general of Syria’s giant Al-Hasaka irrigation and land reclamation undertaking has provided additional details about the project.