Investment laws

Laws and resolutions which regulate investment in Syria :

  1. Resolution which regulate licensing of transport sector projects
  2. The system of granting investments to oil companies and which is adopted by the Ministry of oil and Mineral Resources.
  3. Law Nr. 32 of 14.11.2010 related to public policy of electricity sector in Syria .
  4. Legislative decree 81 of 2010 related to establishing Syrian holding investment company its shares are all owned by government ,named the Syrian Shareholding Company for Investment .
  5. Decree Nr.30 of 2010 related to bank secrecy.
  6. Law Nr.4 of 2009 , related to electronic signature and network services .
  7. Law Nr. 39 of 2009 related to establishing the General Commission for Supervision of Real – Estate Financing to organize this sector and to develop savings, all  to enforce its role in national economy  .
  8. Law 15 of 2008 related to real estates investments.
  9. Legislative decree (60)  of 2007 related to establishing  the State Financial Securities Markets.
  10. Legislative decree 61 of 2007 regarding giving permission to companies to integrate by reassessment of their fixed assets.
  11. Trade Law Nr. 36 of 2007
  12. Legislative decree Nr.9 of 2007 related to establishing Syrian Investment Agency .
  13. Legislative decree Nr. 8 of 2007 related to encouraging investments .
  14. Legislative decree 55 of 2006 related to establishing Damascus Stock Exchange Market .
  15. Legislative decree Nr 43 of 2005 related to investment in sectors of insurance , health and high education .
  16. Legislative decree Nr.35 of 2005 which permits establishing Islamic banks in Syria.
  17. Legislative decree 57 of 2004 related to establishing industrial cities .
  18. Decree 40 of 2003 which regulates investment in free zones and its amendments.
  19. Legislative decree 36 of 2001 related to licensing private universities .
  20. Law   Nr.28 of 2001 related to private banks establishing .
  21. Resolution of the Supreme Council of Tourism Nr. 198 of 1987 related to tourism investment .
  22. Legislative decree /10/ of 1986 related to agricultural investments .
  23. The resolution of the Supreme Council of Tourism Nr.186 of 1985 ,related to tourism investments .With reference to that customs exemption stated in this decree are all replaced by legislative decree 51 of 2006.
  24. Decree 108 0f 1971 of establishing the General Organization of Free Zones.
  25. Law Nr. 21 of 1958 related to encouraging industrial projects .
  26. Law Nr. 47 of 1952 related to small industries and handicrafts.