Lattakia (703)

01-04-2012

Kulczyk Oil has provided a new estimate for its prospective reserves in Block 9 in Syria following the drilling of a well last year.

26-03-2012

A few days before a March 28 deadline, some 1,790 persons are reported to have submitted a bid to become candidates for the next parliamentary election that is expected to be widely boycotted by the opposition.

26-03-2012

Syria registered 23,000 new cases of cancer last year, an annual increase of 15 percent, according to the Ministry of Health.

12-03-2012
05-03-2012

Russian companies have interrupted their operations in Syria because of the security situation in the country, according to Georgy Petrov, Vice President of the Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

01-03-2012

Syria’s winter season has been rainy and cold with rainfalls already above annual averages in many parts of the country.

23-02-2012

Updated February 23: The number of vehicles on Syrian roads rose 7.88 percent to 2.21 million last year, according to the Ministry of Transport.

20-02-2012

Book of conditions to be purchased from company (EUR 500)

13-02-2012

The Ministry of Education has announced the dates for the high school end-of-year exams as students in many areas of the country continue to have difficulties to access their schools because of the unrest.

31-01-2012

Syria’s Ministry of Transport said that total activity at its two ports of Lattakia and Tartous declined last year, although by relatively limited proportions.

30-01-2012

The General Organisation of Free Zones, the body in charge of the management of Syria’s free trade zones, said its revenues, generated from rent and other fees paid by companies, stood at SYP 900 million last year, from SYP 1 billion in 2010.

23-01-2012

The Syrian Government has announced the formal launch of a scheme to build 50,000 low cost housing units across the country in a bid to supply affordable housing for the population.

21-01-2012

The Syrian Ministry of Tourism has published a list of 28 sites offered for development to prospective investors.

08-01-2012

Containers traffic at the Port of Lattakia declined 10 percent last year compared to 2011 according to the Lattakia International Container Terminal Company.

19-12-2011

Kulczyk Oil Ventures has announced that the initial exploration period for Block 9 has been extended 11 months by the Syrian Government.

18-12-2011

Maritime agency and services; trade of foodstuff and fodder materials, iron scrap, furniture, decoration materials, electronic and electrical appliances; provide internet services; set-up and manage commercial malls, movie theaters, gym clubs, coffee shops, restaurants and catering services 

12-12-2011

Syria has been added to a risk watch list issued by the London marine insurance market association.

12-12-2011
06-12-2011
24-11-2011

Syria’s olive oil production in the 2010/2011 crop is estimated at 180,000 tons, while exports are forecast at 25,000 tons, according to the International Olive Oil Council.

21-11-2011
15-11-2011

Turkey’s Ministry of Economy has established a Syria Desk to help Turkish traders and manufacturers cope with the turmoil in their southern neighbour.

07-11-2011

Container traffic at the port of Lattakia fell at a year-on-year rate of 10.13 percent at the end of October, although the rate of decline rises to 20 percent for the last five months.

29-10-2011

The largest shareholder and vice-chairman of Kulczyk Oil Ventures, Jan Kulczyk, has confirmed the suspension of his company’s operations in Syria because of security and financing concerns.

24-10-2011

The Syrian Railways Organisation is expecting to finish next year works on a rail track between the cities of Deir-ez-Zor and Al-Bou Kamal that will link the Iraqi and Syrian networks.

23-10-2011

The Syrian President has named two new governors, Yasser Al-Shoufi and Hussein Makhlouf, for the Governorates of Idlib and Rural Damascus, according to SANA.

17-10-2011

Loon Lattakia, the Syrian subsidiary of Kulczyk Oil, a Canadian-Polish independent oil company, has announced that it is suspending exploration works in Block 9.

16-10-2011

Promote the activities of the mother company that produces and trades edible oil seeds and markets food products

19-09-2011
12-09-2011
12-09-2011

Syria's economy will grow by one percent this year, according to Mohammad Jleilati, Minister of Finance, in the first such estimate by a Syrian official since the beginning of the unrest in the country in March.

12-09-2011

Traffic at the Lattakia Port declined 13 percent since the beginning of the unrest in Syria and 36 percent in the month of June alone according to statistics published by the company managing the containers terminal.

29-08-2011

Samir Hassan and Nizar Asaad, two businessmen involved in various sectors of activity, were added to the latest names of Syrian individuals put under sanctions by the European Union.

28-08-2011

Syria’s jobless population reached 468,009 in 2010, or an unemployment rate of 8.9 percent out of a total labour force of 5.11 million, according to a survey by the Syrian government.

28-08-2011

Set-up a private commercial FM radio station

22-08-2011

There are currently just under two dozen international companies operating in the Syrian oil industry from the exploration and production sectors to related services. The companies are listed below.

22-08-2011

There are currently just under two dozen international companies operating in the Syrian oil industry from the exploration and production sectors to related services. The companies are listed below.

22-08-2011

On Thursday in a significant diplomatic development, the US and its European allies called upon Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to step down from power. The move was met with repugnance on the part of the Syrian government.

15-08-2011

Syria has extended the deadline for the submission of bids for the design and construction of a sewage water treatment plant in Qardaha, in the Lattakia Governorate.

15-08-2011

Six new university faculties were established by Presidential decree last week, all of them located in some of the least developed areas of the country.

15-08-2011

The Syrian President has named a new head for the Aleppo Governorate, the sixth nomination of a new Governor since the beginning of the political crisis currently engulfing Syria.

15-08-2011

Over the course of the last eight days, the international community has grown markedly united in its condemnation of the Syrian government's use of force to quell the country's deepening revolutionary movement.

15-08-2011

Book of conditions to be purchased from company (EUR 150)

08-08-2011

The first week of Ramadan proved to be a violent one, as over the course of the last seven days, more than 250 civilians were reportedly killed in military crackdowns across the country.