Latest articles from Syria

Jordan: a brighter future or more of the same

Jordan: a brighter future or more of the same?

December 12, 2012

Ongoing regional instability has taken its toll on Jordan’s banks, which are feeling the impact of a sharp slowdown in the real estate and construction sectors. But with the central bank receiving praise for its response to the crisis, what are the country’s prospects for recovery?

Moving Lebanon from stability to growth TEASER

Moving Lebanon from stability to growth

August 27, 2012

Having protected the country's economic stability throughout a period of intense economic and political turmoil, the Lebanese central bank is now tasked with boosting job creation and lowering the country's growing budget deficit.

International calling

October 28, 2009

Syria's banking sector has made great strides in the past two decades, but is still dominated by small regional banks. Now the country's government is looking to major global names to take its economy forward. Writer Brian Caplen

Mohammed Al-Hussein

April 7, 2009

Syria's financial services sector reforms of 2004 have had a beneficial effect on the economy, as the country's finance minister explains. Writer Jules Stewart

Off to a flying start

April 7, 2009

The foreign banks that have entered Syria's newly liberalised banking market are enjoying early success. Writer Jules Stewart

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