Food & Agriculture

06-04-2015
Syria is negotiating with Italian traders for a barter deal to import bread-making wheat.
30-03-2015
The National Coalition, the main opposition grouping, has received the first batch of a consignment of 50,000 tons of wheat that it will distribute in northern Syria.
30-03-2015
The Damascus Governorate has increased the administratively set prices of a broad range of food products in restaurants and cafes across the city.
23-03-2015
Syria has issued a tender for the import of 150,000 tons of soft wheat.
16-03-2015
The average per capita consumption of olive oil in Syria is one of the largest in the world, according to recent data.
23-02-2015
The performance of Syria’s tobacco industry last year remained in line with previous years.
02-02-2015
Syria expects its production and export of olives and olive oil, a major crop in the country, to increase again this year.
26-01-2015
The Syrian Company for Grapes Processing, a state entity producing alcoholic drinks, has reported a lacklustre sales performance in 2014.
22-01-2015
A Russian company is starting works on a 600-ton flourmill near the town of TalKalakh.
07-01-2015
Syria’s seed cotton crop last year remained well below its historic averages because of the ongoing war and the poor raining season.
05-01-2015
The land area on which wheat and other cereals are grown this year in Syria is well below the target of the government, threatening a new disappointing crop.
08-12-2014
Syria’s citrus fruits crop has increased by some 20 percent on an annual basis.
24-11-2014
Syria has signed a contract to import 50,000 tons of flour through an Iranian company in order to meet local demand.
17-11-2014
Sales of the General Organization of Tobacco, a state monopoly that usually generates significant revenues for the Treasury, reached SYP 25 billion in the first nine months of the year, as the company seeks to produce cigarettes under license from a Russian group.
20-10-2014
Syria’s state-owned water bottling company, which owns a large share of the market, posted its numbers for the first three quarters of the year.

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