Working For Recovery Reconstruction & Development in Syria

The Syrian Economy
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The conflict in Syria has almost completed its sixth year. The war, together with the economic sanctions, devastated the Syrian economy. They affected almost all types of infrastructure (electricity, water systems, transport and communication), direct ... More
Doing Business
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The World Bank Global Annual Doing of Business reports provide an aggregate ranking on the ease of doing business in the world, based on indicator sets that measure and benchmark national regulations applying to domestic business. More
Recovery & Reconstruction
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The recovery and reconstruction task is expected to be huge, multi-dimensional (political, economical and social), and taking long years. It will consist of 3-5 years of political, social and economic recovery followed by some 15-20 years reconstruction and development efforts. Recovery involves political, social and economic dimensions... More
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Given the importance of public-private partnership in Syria, especially in post conflict reconstruction, Dr.Nabil Sukkar, Managing Director of SCB prepared an article on the subject with the above title, which was presented to Syrian Economic Society last year.. More
Decentralization in Syria
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Given its centralized state before the war, Syria was in urgent need for decentralization and for a new governance structure. A de-facto decentralization took place during the war as a result of the fragmentation of the country and separation of many regions from central government control ... More
Cost of Living
Cost- of -living 2016
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The Syrian Consulting Bureau for Development and Investment (SCB), has completed its annual Cost of Living Index report for the year 2016. This year’s report, like last year’s, includes an introductory.. More
Foreign Direct Investment
Investmen t
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FDI came to a near halt since the onset of the crisis, but FDI in Syria never represented a significant component of investment in the country. Some particularly motivated FDI entered the country during the crisis, coming mainly from Iran and Russia.In the three decades before the crisis, FDI to Syria came mostly from Western ... More