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News

Syrian Investor: $14 billion in Lebanese Banks

Syrian Investor: $14 billion in Lebanese Banks

August 21, 2014, No Comments

All4Syria – August 19, 2014 In Lebanese banks only, Syrian capitals estimated at about $14 billion, ready and awaiting any investment opportunity in international markets. Muhammad Musallam Droubi, CEO of... Read More»

Central Bank of Syria: Refusal to Replace the Intentionally Mutilated Banknotes

Central Bank of Syria: Refusal to Replace the Intentionally Mutilated Banknotes

August 21, 2014, No Comments

Aliqtisadi – August 19, 2014 “Syrian Central Bank” affirmed refusal to replace the intentionally damaged banknotes of all classes, and confiscation of intentional mutilation, to maintain Syria’s civilized, cultural and... Read More»

Olive Production Decreases to 50% in Syria

Olive Production Decreases to 50% in Syria

August 21, 2014, No Comments

Aksalser – August 17, 2014 Syrian Ministry of Agriculture stated that olive production has decreased to half for the current season in Syria, and has been estimated at about half... Read More»

Russian Banks Plan to Branch inside Syria

Russian Banks Plan to Branch inside Syria

August 21, 2014, No Comments

Aliqtisadi – August 08, 2014 The Deputy Head of Syrians of the “Syrian-Russian Business Council”, Samer Osman, stated that “there is a plan to open branches of Russian banks in... 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...