Retail & Trade

12-11-2001
In an interview to Teshreen, Dr Adnan Suleiman, head of the Free trade zone authority, said that the scope of work of the zones is to be expanded.
12-11-2001
By the end of September, sales of the free markets authority reached US$20 million, reported Al Sharq al Awsat. Kamal al Faqir, head of the authority, said that free markets are present in Damascus as well as Aleppo, Lattakia and Tartous.
05-11-2001
Iraq and Syria will set up nine joint-venture companies, Vice President Taha Yassin Ramadan said Sunday at the Baghdad Trade Fair, reported Al Quds.
05-11-2001
The first meeting of the Syrian-Omani Higher Council ended in Damascus with the signing of a range of agreements between the two countries, said Al Sharq al Awsat.
05-11-2001
The Syrian Minister of Interior issued an order banning three prominent traders to enter Iraq, reported Al Hayat.
29-10-2001
The Syrian authorities have tightened their control over goods being exported to Iraq, reported An Nahar.
29-10-2001
The Iraqi Transport and Communications Ministry is getting ready to open a liaison office in the Syrian port of Tartus, reported Al Sharq al Awsat.
29-10-2001
Syria on Monday said it would apply for World Trade Organization membership, but acknowledged it needed a comprehensive economic policy review, reported Zawya.
22-10-2001
Syria and Morocco concluded high level talks on Tuesday by signing 19 agreements and protocols aimed at boosting economic cooperation, reported Teshreen.
22-10-2001
Armenia and Syria have to deepen their economic cooperation, declared the Syrian Minister for Construction, Mohammad Mikhad Mushantat, in a meeting in Yerevan with the Armenian Minister for Coordination of Industrial Infrastructures David Zadoyan, repo...
22-10-2001
Dr Ahmed Jouayli, secretary-general of the Arab Economic Union declared that next year will see the start of the establishment of a free trade zone between Syria and three other countries, reported Al Baath.
15-10-2001
Iraq's decision-making Revolutionary Command Council on Saturday ratified a cooperation agreement between Iraq and Syria, the official Iraqi News Agency (INA) reported.
15-10-2001
Moroccan Prime Minister Abderrahmane Youssoufi is expected in Damascus Sunday for talks with his Syrian counterpart, Mohammad Mustafa Miro, reported Zawya.

Events

Assessing the Price of Imported Goods
Damascus Chamber of Commerce
Shaam Expo
Damascus International Fairground