Food & Agriculture

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.
29-09-2014
Syria has contracted a Dutch company for the import of cows, an indication of how low Syria’s livestock levels have fallen.
22-09-2014
Wheat imports to Syria in the first eight months of this year have been robust, data from a Government official show.
15-09-2014
Syria’s olive oil production is expected to drop by almost half this year because of the poor climatic and security conditions.
15-09-2014
Syria’s seed cotton crop is expected to be at only a quarter of its planned output.
08-09-2014
The volumes of wheat purchased by the Syrian Government from its farmers is well below last year’s already historically low level.
25-08-2014
The daily consumption of flour in Government areas has declined by some 40 percent compared to its level prior to the uprising, according to a Government official.
25-08-2014
The government has extended an exemption of all import fees and duties on a list of food items imported by state entities until the end of this year.

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