Food & Agriculture

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.
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.

Events

The Green Economy
Damascus Chamber of Commerce
Assessing the Price of Imported Goods
Damascus Chamber of Commerce