Manufacturing

23-09-2020
The sharp rise in the cost of raw materials is leading to a shortage of paper products, including schoolbooks, despite a recent increase in local production capacity.
02-09-2020
A contract signed between a Syrian state company and an Iranian supplier confirms that Tehran’s credit lines to Damascus are technically still operational.
24-06-2020
Since the end of last year, Syria’s eight car assembly plants have stopped producing because the government has stopped issuing the import licences required for their activities.
20-05-2020
A legislative decree has lifted tariff barriers on a range of industrial inputs in a bid to encourage local production.
18-03-2020
The government has agreed to subsidise loans granted to Aleppo industrialists in a bid to kickstart investment in Syria’s traditional manufacturing hub.
26-02-2020
Official data is painting a mixed picture for investment in Syria’s manufacturing sector.
29-01-2020
The Suweida governorate has awarded a SYP 20 billion contract for a solid waste treatment plant on terms that are similar to public private partnership deals.
22-01-2020
A company from China is negotiating to set up a plant in Syria, which would be one of the very few Chinese investments to take place in the country.
15-01-2020
The Syrian Investment Agency has issued a licence for a new car assembly plant, while an Iranian-owned venture in the industry has reportedly suspended production.
23-10-2019
The government has increased tariffs on some steel products, a decision that seems to have been motivated by pressures from influential businessmen.
09-10-2019
The government is subsidizing loans granted by Syrian banks to manufacturers in a bid to promote local production and reduce imports.
25-06-2019
An unnamed Russian Company has offered this month to invest in Syria’s sole state-owned battery production plant.
25-06-2019
Official data provide a mixed picture of the state of Syria’s industrial cities and zones.
07-05-2019
The Syrian Cabinet has increased import tariffs on copper and aluminum cables to 30 percent, various local media have reported.
09-04-2019
Official data indicate a small increase in the number of new manufacturing investments in the country, although prospects for next years appear more pessimistic.

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