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February 21, 2019

Damascus, SANA- Ministry of Local Administration and Environment , in cooperation with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) launched on Wednesday the Local Administration Workshop at Damascus-based Dama Rose Hotel.

 


IMF: Economic integration of Maghreb countries could...
February 21, 2019

A recent report by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) revealed that, if implemented, economic integration among the countries of the Maghreb region would make it possible"...

Czech Republic affirms intention to continue to provide...
February 21, 2019

Prague, SANA- Czech Foreign Ministry affirmed that the Czech Republic will continue to provide assistance for implementing developmental and humanitarian projects in Syria"...

 

 
February 21, 2019

Damascus, SANA – The opening of Nassib border crossing has positively contributed to activating the trade, economic and tourist movement in the country, with the state’s general budget earning additional revenues and the Syrian exports gaining access to a number of Arab markets.

A statement of the Ministry of Economy and Foreign Trade put the customs revenues earned through the crossing since its opening on the 15th of October until mid-January at around SYP 647 million, including fees.

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February 21, 2019

Damascus, SANA – The People’s Assembly discussed in its session on Wednesday the new draft customs law.

Minister of Finance Ma’moun Hamdan said the new draft law has unified the numerous legislations that existed before it in order to keep up to date with the developing economic life in the coming stage and find solutions to the issues in the previous decrees.

He stressed that the main pillars in the new law are “the general national interest, justice, transparency and"...

February 21, 2019

Damascus, SANA-Prime Minister Imad Khamis said on Wednesday that the Syrian government has substitute plans to solve the problems that face the investors and the investment process and provide the requirements of the investments’ success.

Khamis, chairing a meeting for the Syrian Investment Board, affirmed the government’s determination to support investment and offer facilitations for the investors, including exemptions, loans and amending some legislations related to the economic development.

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February 21, 2019

New figures from International Data Corporation (IDC) show that shipments of mobile phones to the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) fell 9.4% year on year in 2018 to total 23.6 million units, the lowest since 2013 and down 30% on the market’s peak in 2015 when 33.9 million units were shipped. The global technology research and consulting firm’s newly released Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker reveals that 5.8 million mobile phones were shipped to the region in Q4 2018, a decline of 2.2% on the previous quarter.

“The GCC’s mobile phone"...

February 21, 2019

Lyft plans to file as soon as next week for an initial public offering in which it will target a valuation of $20 billion to $25 billion, a person familiar with the matter said.

The ride-hailing industry’s No. 2 plans to begin marketing shares in a roadshow the week of March 18, said the person, who asked not to be identified because the plans weren’t public. That may put Lyft ahead in its race to go public against its larger rival, Uber Technologies.

Lyft, which announced in December"...