Food & Agriculture

24-02-2014
Syria’s tobacco organisation, a traditionally important contributor to the Treasury, announced a decline in cigarette production volumes last year as several plants stopped production.
24-02-2014
The turnover of Syria’s state-owned food companies last year was only at a third of the planned turnover.
10-02-2014
Al-Ahliah Vegetable Oil, the only listed food manufacturer in Syria, has announced a steep decline in its 2013 revenues.
10-02-2014
The Syrian government imported hundreds of thousands of tons of various food commodities last year, according to data from the state trading entity.
04-02-2014
Syria contracted foreign traders to supply more than 400 thousand tons of flour last year, according to a government official.
20-01-2014
Syria’s fertilizers output in 2013 declined sharply following a fall in demand and signalling a potentially lower agricultural crop this year.
06-01-2014
The volume of seed cotton purchased last year by the Syrian government from its farmers is at less than a tenth of its level of 2012, according to the state cotton entity, an indication of the steep drop in the crop.
23-12-2013
The Syrian government is reducing customs duties on food imports as the low local production is creating shortages and raising prices.
16-12-2013
Syria is issuing a tender for the import of food commodities and offering to pay international suppliers through an Iranian bank, Reuters has reported.
25-11-2013
Syria’s 2012/2013 olive crop has remained stable, according to estimates from the Ministry of Agriculture.
18-11-2013
Syria imported more than 300,000 tons of sugar in the first three quarters of the year with more to come, according to a report.
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.

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