Food & Agriculture

31-08-2015
Syria’s citrus crop, which is largely grown in the coastal area, is forecast to remain stable this year.
17-08-2015
Qatar is granting USD 15 million to the Syrian opposition to buy wheat from local farmers.
27-07-2015
Syria’s agriculture sector has been substantially destroyed by the war, a joint report by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Food Program (WFP) has found.
20-07-2015
The Syrian Government is slowing its purchase of barley from local farmers, while at the same time importing from world markets enabling traders to make significant profits, a local publication has reported.
06-07-2015
Around 43 percent of state-owned bakeries are out of service because of the war, a government official has said.
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 below 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.

Events

Motex 2011
Damascus International Fairground
SyrPower 2011
Damascus International Fairground