Manufacturing

27-10-2008
The Italian Trade Commission is organizing a trip to SIMAC & Tanning Tech, two fairs dedicated to the leather industry, for a Syrian delegation.
20-10-2008
Kouefati, one of Syria’s largest garments manufacturing companies, has gone bankrupt and its owners have left the country.
29-09-2008
The Syrian-Kuwaiti Al-Jaz Group will build five plants in Deir-ez-Zor Industrial City (DZIC) at a total cost of SYP 490 million.
22-09-2008
ElSewedy Electric is building a USD 5 million factory in Adra Industrial City to produce counter metres for the local and export markets.
08-09-2008
Al Badia Cement’s Initial Public Offer was oversubscribed by 171 percent according to a press statement from the company.
14-07-2008
Roots Steel, a newly established joint-venture between Construction Products Holding Company and Arabian Roots, is setting-up in Syria a plant for the production of pre-engineered steel structure buildings.
14-07-2008
Pharaon Commercial Investment Group Limited (PCIG) of Saudi Arabia has been awarded the contract to upgrade the state-owned cement plant in Tartous.
07-07-2008
State-owned industrial firms posted combined profits of SYP 9.9 billion (USD 215.2 million) in 2007, from SYP 12.4 billion a year earlier.
30-06-2008
Al Badia Cement is raising SYP 1.8 billion through an Initial Public Offer to be held between July 3rd and August 1st.
30-06-2008
Raqqa Cement Company, Syria's first privately-owned cement plant, will start production before the end of this year.
30-06-2008
GECOPHAM will launch a tender by mid-July to build a phosphate washing plant with an annual capacity of 1.2 million tons in the region of Palmyra, according to Farhan Al-Muhsin, Director-General.
09-06-2008
ElSewedy Cables will increase the volume of its investments in Syria by USD 600 million before the end of this year, according to Ziad Al-Ghazali, general manager of El Sewedy-Syria.
02-06-2008
Syria’s production of steel billets will reach 1.15 million tons in 2009, following the commissioning of two new plants.
05-05-2008
The General Organization of Tobacco (GOT) has started the production of Lucky Strike cigarettes under license from British American Tobacco (BAT).
24-03-2008
Al-Ahliah Vegetable Oil Company (AVOCO) has announced a significant increase in both sales and profits in 2007.

Events

InLife
Damascus International Fairground
Taxation in Syria
Damascus Chamber of Commerce