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Sharp decline in agricultural products in Syria

Sharp decline in agricultural products in Syria

November 21, 2014, No Comments

Syrian Economic Forum – November 18, 2014 The agricultural sector is considered as one of the most affected economic sectors because of the crisis in Syria, as its contribution to... Read More»

US Dollar in “Central Bank” overcomes a new obstacle, Damascus and Aleppo experience significant rising

US Dollar in “Central Bank” overcomes a new obstacle, Damascus and Aleppo experience significant rising

November 21, 2014, No Comments

Eqtisad – November 16, 2014 Central Bank of Syria continued to raise the official US dollar price today, as the sale of US dollar, in foreign exchange rates against the... Read More»

Oil prices in the local markets has a 10% increase since the beginning of 2014

Oil prices in the local markets has a 10% increase since the beginning of 2014

November 21, 2014, No Comments

Aliqtisadi – November 16, 2014 Oil prices rose in the Syrian markets since the beginning of this year until November, for around up to 30 Syrian pounds per liter, or... Read More»

Olive trees for heating in the countryside of Idlib

Olive trees for heating in the countryside of Idlib

November 21, 2014, No Comments

Aljazeera – November 17, 2014 People in the southern countryside of Idlib, northern of Syria, were forced to cut olive trees and use the wood for heating, with winter coming,... Read More»

Analysis

Sharp decline in the GDP during the crisis in Syria

Sharp decline in the GDP during the crisis in Syria

November 13, 2014, No Comments

Syrian Economic Forum – November 13, 2014 A report of the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) GDP decreased from $ 60 billion in 2010 to 56 billion... Read More»

Crisis of Syrians in Turkey: Challenges and Suggested Solutions

Crisis of Syrians in Turkey: Challenges and Suggested Solutions

October 21, 2014, No Comments

Syrian Economic Forum – Oct 21st, 2014 After fleeing the Assad regime’s barbaric bombings of civilians, massive numbers of Syrians are flowing over the border to find refuge in Turkey.... Read More»

Repercussions of the Syrian Crisis on the Textile Industry

Repercussions of the Syrian Crisis on the Textile Industry

June 23, 2014, No Comments

Syrian Economic Forum – June 23, 2014 The textile industry has suffered significant losses, as a result of the war in Syria, which was sparked by Assad regime in response... Read More»

High Unemployment Rates in The Syrian Crisis

High Unemployment Rates in The Syrian Crisis

June 19, 2014, No Comments

Syrian Economic Forum – June 19, 2014 Unemployment rates had significantly increased during the last three years; as a result of barbaric bombings on private and public properties that were... Read More»

Reports

Economic and the Business Community in Transitional Justice

Economic and the Business Community in Transitional Justice

July 15, 2014, No Comments

Syrian Economic Forum – July 15, 2014 On June 24, SEF Chairman Mr. Ayman Tabbaa presented SEF’s view of the role of the business community in transitional justice at a... Read More»

Workshop on the reality of factories in Syria

Workshop on the reality of factories in Syria

June 4, 2014, No Comments

Syrian Economic Forum – June 04, 2014 The Syrian Economic Forum organized a workshop on the reality of factories in Syria on June 2nd, 2014, which was held in Taymour... Read More»

Declining Incomes and increasing costs of living

Declining Incomes and increasing costs of living

October 4, 2013, No Comments

Syrian Economic Forum – October 4, 2013 By Mohammad Al-Arabi Bakri During the last period, the Syrian market had a significant increase of prices in all sectors with an absence... Read More»

Aleppo’s Crisis and The New Job market

Aleppo’s Crisis and The New Job market

October 4, 2013, No Comments

Syrian Economic Forum – October 4, 2013 By Mohammad Al-Arabi Bakri Syria’s economy has worsened dramatically since the ongoing unrest erupted more than two years ago and has pushed the... Read More»

Democratic Governance

Building Bridges

Building Bridges

November 15, 2012, Comments Off

Building Bridges: Why and how key linkages between economics, democracy, and governance affect economic growth...

Entrepreneurship

YOUTH ENTREPRENEURSHIP: THE FORCE OF POSITIVE CHANGE

YOUTH ENTREPRENEURSHIP: THE FORCE OF POSITIVE CHANGE

October 29, 2012, Comments Off

James Shikwati Director of the Inter Region Economic Network, Kenya What is entrepreneurship? I think...