Manufacturing

13-07-2015
The Syrian Investment Agency, a body licensing and regulating mostly large investments in the manufacturing, agriculture and transport sectors, gave the go ahead to 33 projects in the first half of 2015.
25-05-2015
Syrian manufacturers who relocated abroad are banned from exporting their products back to Syria, according to Humam Al-Jazairi, the Minister of Economy.
04-05-2015
A court is auctioning off the Syrian assets of Egypt’s ElSewedy Cables to repay debts the company owes to a local bank.
13-04-2015
After a modest rebound in 2014, manufacturing investment seems to be falling again in Syria, according to some preliminary data.
30-03-2015
More than two thirds of import licences granted by the Government cover manufacturing and agricultural inputs according to a government official.
16-02-2015
Syria’s market for new cars remained depressed last year, according to preliminary data from the customs directorate.
15-12-2014
The decrease in customs duties by the Syrian Government is being opposed by manufacturers of the textile sector who fear for their competitiveness.
27-10-2014
The Government has allowed manufacturers to import used power generators to make up for the rising electricity shortages.
08-09-2014
Syria’s chambers of industry have provided an update on the destruction of the manufacturing sector in the country.
01-09-2014
The head of the Damascus Chamber of Industry has refuted claims made by a senior industrialist that most members on its board had relocated abroad in a dispute that highlights tensions among the Syrian business community.
21-07-2014
The estimate of the losses of the state-owned industrial sector doubled in less than a year, according to official sources.
26-05-2014
Two new industrial areas to accommodate manufacturing investments have been established in the coastal city of Lattakia by the Ministry of Local Administration.
31-03-2014
The rebuilding of Syria’s manufacturing sector will cost billions of dollars and take up to twenty years according to a recent memo by the Ministry of Industry.
31-03-2014
The Syrian Ministry of Industry has revised upwards the cost of the war on state-owned factories and companies.
10-02-2014
In a trade fair organized in Beirut last week, Syrian garment exporters managed to clinch contracts worth dozens of millions of dollars.

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