Tentmaker Reports

Syrian Arab Republic Report

Entrepreneurial Missions Index

47.82

General Information

Population

22,845,550 (49th most populous country in the world)

RELIGIONS
Sunni Muslim74%
Other Muslim16%
Christian10%
Jewish
LANGUAGES
Arabic
Kurdish
Armenian
Aramaic
Circassian
French
English

Industries

Petroleum, textiles, food processing, beverages, tobacco, phosphate rock mining, cement, oil seeds crushing, car assembly

Unless otherwise noted, all information included here was obtained from the World Factbook project 4, conducted by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). For more detailed information about Syrian Arab Republic, visit https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/sy.html.

Business Information

The World Bank ranks Syrian Arab Republic as 165 out of 183 economies in terms of ease of doing business. The country ranks as 0 (of 183) in terms of ease of starting a business.

It requires 0 procedures, takes 0 days, and costs N/A% of income per capita to start a business in Syrian Arab Republic.

In order to start a business in Syrian Arab Republic, one must follow these procedures:

  1. Apply for company name reservation and commercial registration at the Directorate of Internal Trade at the Ministry of Economy and Trade
  2. Open a financial record for the company and register for taxes at the tax authority of the Finance Ministry
  3. Publish memorandum of association in the Official Gazette
  4. Deposit the initial capital in a bank and obtain a statement
  5. Visit commercial registry with the signed copy of articles of incorporation
  6. Register with the Social Security Organization
  7. Make a company seal

Unless otherwise noted, all information included here was obtained from the Doing Business project 3, conducted by the World Bank. For more detailed information about starting a business in Syrian Arab Republic, visit http://www.doingbusiness.org/.

 

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Syrian Arab Republic Economic Freedom

The World Economic Forum (WEF) was founded in 1971 by Klaus Martin Schwab at the University of Geneva in Switzerland.  It is a non-profit foundation best known for its annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, which brings together top business leaders, international political leaders, selected intellectuals and journalists to discuss both economic and social issues facing the world.  The WEF also serves as a think tank, and publishes a wide range of reports focusing on issues of concern and importance to Forum communities. In particular, Strategic Insight Teams focus on producing reports of relevance in the fields of competitiveness, global risks and scenario thinking.  The Global Competitiveness Report measures competitiveness of countries and economic competitiveness among a wide range of factors such as corruption, tax rates, work ethic, and many others.
 

Syrian Arab Republic Summary

 

1 World Economic Forum

2 Free the World
Gwartney, James and Robert Lawson with Herbert Grubel, Jakob de Haan, Jan-Egbert Sturm, and Eelco Zandberg (2009). Economic Freedom of the World: 2009 Annual Report. Vancouver, BC: The Fraser Institute. Data retrieved from www.freetheworld.com.

3 World Bank Data

4 World Factbook Project

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