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Doing business in Syria

A selection of articles, books and online resources to help you explore the key issues for doing business in Syria.

The UK Department for Business, Innovation & Skills, Foreign & Commonwealth Office and Export Control Organisation have published information on Embargoes and sanctions on Syria which include trade restrictions.

Key data

Ease of Doing Business in the Syrian Arab Republic
Summary of comprehensive annual data collated by the World Bank giving key indicators for business and economic conditions. Includes information on typical business procedures, showing time to complete and associated costs for each step.

Exporting

On our Exporting to Syria page you can find export guides, trade forecasts and economic and political updates.

Law and regulation

Doing Business law library
World Bank
Collection of business laws and regulations from economies around the world, linking to official government sources. Topics include company law, labour, tax and trade.

Forums and support networks

Federation of Syrian Chambers of Commerce
To promote best practice, trade and investment.

Damascus Chamber of Commerce
To serve and promote the business community

Middle East Association
UK-based organisation promoting commercial engagement with the Middle East and North Africa.

Publications

Buy books from Amazon on doing business in Syria

Articles and books in the Library collection

To find out how you can borrow books from the Library please see our guide to book loans.

You can obtain copies of articles or extracts of books and reports by post, fax or email through our document supply service.

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