Food & Agriculture

16-10-2019
Syria’s cotton crop is expected to be the best in years, according to the Ministry of Agriculture.
09-10-2019
Two state institutions have issued tenders for the purchase of raw and refined sugar.
09-10-2019
Syria has issued a new tender to import wheat from Russia.
18-09-2019
Two years after it began production a Syrian brewery is considering closing down.
18-09-2019
Despite a good harvest, the Syrian government is continuing to import wheat at a significant scale.
11-09-2019
A joint report by the FAO and the World Food Program has highlighted the performance of the Syrian agricultural sector this year, which includes a doubling of the wheat crop and a stabilization in some sub-sectors thanks to the improvement of the security situation.
11-09-2019
Syria has issued a new tender for the import of soft wheat bread.
06-08-2019
A new flourmill has been inaugurated in the Euphrates Shield Area, raising the number of mills there to three.
24-07-2019
An Iranian company is set to commission a new flourmill near Suweida as part of a contract funded by a credit line granted by Tehran.
16-07-2019
While Syria’s tobacco crop this season has been the best in years, two of the country’s other historically strategic crops fare much worse, including one that is on the verge of extinction.
12-06-2019
In the past few weeks agricultural lands have caught fire simultaneously in various parts of Syria.
12-06-2019
A Lebanese company owned by Samer Foz has been one of the main beneficiaries of the Syrian government’s wheat import contracts in past years and at prices well above market rates.
07-05-2019
A Russian company is negotiating with the Syrian government to rehabilitate two grain silos in the ports of Lattakia and Tartous, potentially enabling a strengthening of Russia’s hold on Syria’s wheat supply chain.
01-05-2019
Syria’s wheat harvest this year is expected to be well above previous years as the government and the northeast administration are competing to buy the Hassakeh crop from farmers.
10-04-2019
An increase in planted areas combined with good rainfalls should help improve this year’s wheat and barley crops, a government official has said.

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