Food & Agriculture

24-06-2015
After declining last year, Syria’s almond production, which is among the world’s five largest, is expected to pick up in 2015, according to a government official, although it will remain well eblow its historical averages.
18-06-2015
Syria’s crop of pistachio, of which it is one of the leading producers in the world, is estimated to have fallen significantly last year.
15-06-2015
Syria has issued a tender for the supply of 150,000 tons of soft wheat to be paid by an Iranian credit line.
11-05-2015
The Syrian Government has increased by around a third, compared to last year, the price it will pay to buy the wheat crop from its farmers.
04-05-2015
Syria is to receive an important shipment of wheat from Russia, according to a local report.
20-04-2015
The Ministry of Agriculture has increased the price of fertilisers sold to its farmers, raising production costs.
20-04-2015
The Syrian Government has issued an international tender to import rice.
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.

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