Lattakia (666)

04-04-2017

Some USD 11 billion would be required to kickstart Syria’s agricultural production, improve livelihoods, and reduce migration and the need for humanitarian aid, a report by the FAO has found.

28-03-2017

A Chinese company has made an offer to build a power station in Lattakia although the issue of financing remains unresolved.

27-02-2017

Production of non-alcoholic beer and pure alcohol

14-02-2017

The very poor position of Syrian universities in a global ranking for higher education institutions highlights the dismal level of teaching and research in Syria.

07-02-2017

Import and trade of building materials, industrial and agricultural equipment, machinery and heavy engineering equipment, tractors, engines, electronic equipment, industrial pumps, cars

30-01-2017

The expected takeover by Iran of one of Syria’s ports has not yet materialised as traffic remained stable last year in the two ports of Lattakia and Tartous.

24-01-2017

The Syrian government has increased by up to 260 percent the price at which it buys tobacco from its farmers, most of whom are based in the coastal area, which is largely supportive of the regime.

10-01-2017

Goods inspection and certification

20-12-2016

Only a week after the announcement that Aleppo Airport will resume its operations soon, flights have resumed at Lattakia’s Bassel Al-Assad airport.

20-12-2016

General trading

29-11-2016

A new private university backed by the Syrian first lady has opened its doors in the coastal city of Lattakia.

29-11-2016

Import-export

25-10-2016

An important government delegation has visited citrus fruits growers, who are mostly based in the coastal area, a regime support base, as the sector suffers from poor marketing and limited exports.

25-10-2016

Last week saw the death in Lattakia of Soubhi Joud, founder of the Joud Group, one of the country’s largest business conglomerates.

25-10-2016

General trading

11-10-2016

The list of members of the National Coalition’s political committee and of its bureau elected on October 04, 2016.

11-10-2016

The visit last week by an Iranian delegation to Damascus marks one of the first major attempts to deepen business ties between the two countries.

04-10-2016

The destruction of dozens of small cafés and shops located on the seaside of Jableh, apparently to make way to a large real estate development project, has created significant discontent in this coastal town traditionally supportive of the regime.

27-09-2016

A member of the Interim Government of the Syrian opposition was killed last week in Daraa.

13-09-2016

The Syrian Government has awarded a EUR 13 million electricity contract to a Chinese consortium, a rare instance of an investment project taking place in the country.

30-08-2016

General trading

30-08-2016

The airport of Qamishli, which is the only means for Syrians from the northeast to connect with the rest of the country, continued to witness significant activity in the first half of this year.

23-08-2016

A weekly selection of reports, papers and articles on Syria.

15-08-2016

The number of investment projects licensed by the Syrian Investment Agency in the first half of 2016 declined markedly on an annual basis.

19-07-2016

Trading, contracting and investment

19-07-2016

The Ministry of Petroleum has announced the inauguration of a new gas well as it keeps investing in the oil and gas fields under its control in order to reduce the shortages of energy supplies in the market.

18-07-2016

Syria’s two main commercial ports had a mixed performance in the first half of this year, data show.

05-07-2016

General trading

05-07-2016

Syria’s customs revenues increased in the first half of this year as a consequence of the decline in the value of the pound relative to the dollar.

04-07-2016

The following is a short profile of the members of the Syrian Government appointed on July 03, 2016.

04-07-2016

Updated on July 05: A new Government was formed in Syria on Sunday, the first in two years.

21-06-2016

Syrian exports of agricultural products to Russia stood at USD 10 million since the launch of the Russian export village in Lattakia six months ago.

17-06-2016

Air transport of passengers and cargo; rental and purchase of aircraft

17-06-2016

General trading

17-05-2016

The provinces of Lattakia and Tartous attracted most real estate transactions in Syria last year, according to official data, while Hassakeh witnessed a fourfold increase in the space of five years.

03-05-2016

Data from the Ports of Tartous and Lattakia for the first quarter of this year show a small increase in container traffic and a decline in bulk cargo.

26-04-2016

The Syrian authorities have announced a new influx of government investment in the two coastal provinces that far outweighs their investments in other parts of the country.

25-04-2016

This table provides data on Syria's resident population at the end of 2010 distributed across the 14 governorates.

19-04-2016

The list of the 250 members of Parliament following the elections organized on April 13, 2016.

12-04-2016

Production of reinforced iron

12-04-2016

CMA CGM will reportedly begin a regular route between Lattakia and the Black Sea in a bid to enhance Syrian exports to Russia.

12-04-2016

An Iranian engineering company has won a contract to renovate a grain silo in Lattakia.

05-04-2016

The text of the interview of Bashar Al-Assad by Russian news agencies RIA Novosti and Sputnik on March 30, 2016. The transcript is by SANA, the Syrian state news agency.

15-03-2016

The announcement of a Russian withdrawal from Syria has caused panic in the Syrian foreign exchange market leading to a significant drop in the value of the Syrian pound.

08-03-2016

Trading

01-03-2016

Private investment fell sharply last year in Syria, after a relative respite in 2014, data from a government body indicate.

29-02-2016

Two tables detailing the number and value of projects licensed by the Syrian Investment Agency as well as their geographic distribution between 2008 and 2015.

23-02-2016

Seats allocated to each electoral district in the Parliamentary elections to be held on April 13, 2016.