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News

Activists: “ISIS” Sells Syrian Oil to Iraqi Traders

Activists: “ISIS” Sells Syrian Oil to Iraqi Traders

July 24, 2014, No Comments

BBC Arabic – July 21, 2014 The anti-regime Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that ISIS is selling extracted oil from wells under their control in Syria to Iraqi businessmen... Read More»

Institute of International Finance: Syrian Crisis Negatively Affects the Region Economy

Institute of International Finance: Syrian Crisis Negatively Affects the Region Economy

July 24, 2014, No Comments

Rozana – July 20, 2014 The Institute of International Finance (IIF) said that political and security disruptions in some of the Middle East areas, such as Syria, led to economic... Read More»

Losses of Syrian Oil Sector Exceeds $ 23 billion

Losses of Syrian Oil Sector Exceeds $ 23 billion

July 24, 2014, No Comments

Aljazeera – July 23, 2014 The Syrian ministry of oil said on Tuesday that Syria’s oil sector suffered around $ 23.5 billion in direct and indirect losses since the start... Read More»

One of every Four New Foreign Companies in Turkey is Founded by Syrians

One of every Four New Foreign Companies in Turkey is Founded by Syrians

July 24, 2014, No Comments

Aksalser – July 19, 2014 Turkish Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges announced that 30,291 companies were founded during the first half of 2014 with budgetary amounted to 5.45 billion... Read More»

Analysis

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»

The Impact of the Syrian Crisis on Factories in Northwest Syria No. (2)

The Impact of the Syrian Crisis on Factories in Northwest Syria No. (2)

June 17, 2014, No Comments

Analytic Study of factories and manufacturers in Northwestern Syria (2) The primary role to be played by factories in Syria at the moment is the production of food and pharmaceutical... Read More»

Sharp Deterioration in Syrian GDP

Sharp Deterioration in Syrian GDP

June 5, 2014, No Comments

Syrian Economic Forum – June 05, 2014 The Syrian economic and social situation continues to decline, with a severe shortage of local and imported goods, and prices increase of various... 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...