Food & Agriculture

11-11-2013
Syria’s pistachio crop is expected to reach a record level this year, according to the head of the Federation of Chambers of Agriculture.
04-11-2013
Syria’s wheat crop is higher than it was previously estimated but it faces major distribution problems, according to an industry executive.
21-10-2013
Nama, the only listed agro-food company, said that assets it owns located in the Hassakeh province were attacked causing damages worth dozens of millions of Syrian pounds.
14-10-2013
Syria’s seed cotton crop is estimated to have dropped significantly while the government is unable to access much of it.
30-09-2013
The state-owned General Fertilizers Company has stopped all production because of low demand and arrears owed by the Agricultural Bank.
23-09-2013
The sharp decline in local output will force Syria to increase its foreign procurements of wheat, according to a government official.
16-09-2013
The ministry of economy has banned all exports of fruits and vegetables until the end of the year in a bid to maintain regular supplies in the local market.
16-09-2013
The Syrian government is raising dramatically the price of fertilizers sold to its farmers.
09-09-2013
Syria and Russia have signed a contract for the construction of a new flour mill near the town of TalKalakh.
02-09-2013
Syria has cancelled two tenders for the procurement of food commodities in recent weeks, Reuters has reported, further endangering food supplies to the population.
26-08-2013
Syria’s citrus fruits production is expected to be on target this year as it will be little affected by the violence gripping the country.
29-07-2013
Syria has issued a new tender for the purchase of wheat as the government plans a surge in imports to meet falling demand.
29-07-2013
Syria has extended the deadline for a tender to procure rice from international markets.
22-07-2013
The Agricultural Support Fund, originally established to help farmers cope with the rise in the price of their inputs, is seeing a decline in its annual budget in spite of soaring input costs.
15-07-2013
Syria’s falling agriculture production is forcing the government to issue various tenders for the import of food products.

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