Manufacturing

13-01-2021
Syria’s three major industrial cities saw a jump in the value of newly licensed projects last year, although the number of jobs created and the number of projects beginning construction slowed down, according to official data.
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.

Events

Aleppo International Fair 2020
Aleppo
Taxation in Syria
Damascus Chamber of Commerce