Manufacturing

16-10-2006
The state-owned General Organization of Tobacco (GOT) has opened a new industrial tobacco compound in the Hosh Blass area in the suburbs of Damascus.
03-10-2006
Syria and Iran have signed a memorandum of understanding to build a new industrial city dedicated to Iranian investments in the city of Hessia 47 km south of Homs.
03-08-2006
The Government has decided to put an end to its offer to lease to the private sector the management of five cement companies and the Hama steel company.
05-07-2006
A number of Syrian expatriates are investing in a USD 10 million hot-rolled steel bars manufacturing plant in Homs.
18-06-2006
Two new cement manufacturing projects by the private sector have been licensed to operate in Syria. Their combined capital is SYP 24 billion (USD 480 million).
18-06-2006
The General Organisation of Textile Industries, the body supervising the state-owned textile sector, announced a drop of around 4 percent in the price of the cotton yarns it sells to local textile manufacturers.
03-06-2006
Syrian exports of textile products to the European Union fell sharply in 2005.
03-06-2006
The Attar Group has opened a USD 2 million plant to produce electricity counters.
18-05-2006
Al Rajhi, the Saudi conglomerate, has received a license from the Investment Higher Council to set up a cement manufacturing plant.
18-05-2006
The Dubai Aluminium Company (DUBAL) has announced that it expects to export 30 000 tonnes of aluminium to Syria in 2006.
03-05-2006
Syria has increased its cotton ginning capacity after the inauguration of a new ginning plant in Deir-ez-Zor with an annual capacity of 100 000 tonnes.
17-04-2006
Afia, one of Syria’s largest food firms, owned by the sons of former vice-President Abdel Halim Khaddam has been seized by the authorities for “corruption reasons” according to the state-owned daily al-Thawra.
03-04-2006
The Syrian cement sector continues to attract strong interest from private investors. In the last few months, tens of investors were reported by the local press to have requested a license to build new cement plants.
03-04-2006
Kamaz Inc., Russia’s largest truck manufacturer is planning to set-up an assembly plant in Syria.
18-03-2006
The General Organisation of Chemical Industries (GECI) has announced that its 2005 turnover reached SYP 8.7 billion (USD 167 million).

Events

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Dama Rose Damascus Hotel
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