Food & Agriculture

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.
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.
22-01-2015
A Russian company is starting works on a 600-ton flourmill near the town of TalKalakh.
07-01-2015
Syria’s seed cotton crop last year remained well below its historic averages because of the ongoing war and the poor raining season.

Events

Syrian Medicare 2011
Damascus International Fairground
Syria: Progress & Potential
BIS Conference Centre, 1 Victoria Street, London SW1