Retail & Trade

17-05-2016
Based on the trend since the beginning of this year, Syria’s exports should reach USD 1.1 billion in 2016.
04-01-2016
The value of the goods shipped in and out of Syria’s free trade zones declined again last year, according to preliminary estimates.
10-08-2015
Syria’s trade with Turkey remained stable during the first half of this year, according to Turkish official data as groups affiliated with the opposition push further their drive to replace the Syrian Pound by the Turkish Lira.
06-07-2015
Syria’s trade deficit remained extremely large during the first half of this year as exports represented less than 7.5 percent of the value of imports, official data show.
08-06-2015
Syria’s free trade zones shipped a total of SYP 84 billion worth of goods last year, according to official data.
10-11-2014
Syria’s exporters federation has reached an agreement with Lebanon’s Ministry of Interior to ease the entry of its members into Lebanon, the head of the federation said.
28-07-2014
The World Trade Point Federation has agreed to reopen its Syria branch after a closure that lasted two years, according to Syria’s export development agency.
20-01-2014
The value of goods shipped into and out of Syria’s free trade zones dropped sharply in 2013.
30-09-2013
Trading in Syria’s free trade zones continued to plunge in the first eight months of this year, according to a government official.
13-05-2013
Chalhoub Group, a distributor of fashion and beauty products, is taking a 85 percent loss in its operations in Syria, its CEO said.
07-02-2013
Trade activity in Syria’s free zones declined some 26 percent last year over the general contraction in business activity and rising violence witnessed across the country.
10-12-2012
The volume of trade in Syria’s free trade zones reached SYP 56 billion in the first ten months of the year, a figure that marks a strong decline from previous years.
30-07-2012
The head of the General Organization of Free Trade Zones said that the total trade volume by companies established in the zones reached SYP 33 billion in the first half of this year.
16-07-2012
Bilateral trade between Lebanon and Syria remained remarkably stable in the first five months of this year.
16-04-2012
Damascus is witnessing the opening of its latest commercial mall in the midst of a steep decline in consumer spending and a severe economic downturn.

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