Lattakia (716)

11-06-2012

The Syrian President named on Wednesday June 06 a new prime minister, Riyad Hijab, in replacement of Adel Safar, whose government will have lasted little more than a year.

11-06-2012

Syria ranked 92nd in the world in the 2012 edition of the Logistics Performance Index of the World Bank, a survey that measures the logistics “friendliness” of a country.

11-06-2012

Syria’s production of olive for the 2011/2012 season is forecast at 900 thousand tons by the Ministry of Agriculture.

04-06-2012

Maritime and shipping agency; general trading

21-05-2012

The table below lists the full list of the members of parliament elected during the legislative elections that took place on May 7, 2012.

Each governorate is a single constituency except for the Aleppo governorate that is divided into two constituencies, one for the city itself and one for all its rural surrounding areas.

23-04-2012

Trade of home appliances and office equipment 

16-04-2012

Accor Hotels has announced that it was putting on holds three projects in Syria because of the political situation in the country, following in the footsteps of other operators.

10-04-2012

The First MicroFinance Institution - Syria, a micro-finance bank, said that it had extended some 20 thousand loans last year.

10-04-2012

Cham Hotels and Resorts, Syria's largest hotel management company, has reported a 58 percent decline in its operating revenues last year, reflecting the steep decline witnessed by the tourism industry in the wake of the uprising gripping the country.

10-04-2012

The Syrian Enterprise and Business Centre has announced the signing of two agreements to provide capacity building and other advisory services to the Port of Lattakia and the government's Museum Directorate.

10-04-2012

Rotan Hotels has decided to put on hold three hotel management projects in Syria, according to press reports.

01-04-2012

Syrianair, Syria’s state-owned national carrier, is benefitting from the withdrawal of international companies from the market and the unrest in various parts of the country to increase the size of its operations.

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.