Food & Agriculture

01-01-2003
Syria's state-owned General Organization for Tobacco received the ISO 9001 quality certificate.
01-12-2002
A seminar on agricultural cooperation opportunities between Syrian and Italian companies was held in Damascus on November 5.
30-09-2002
Syria's exports of cereals is set to total 1 million tonnes by the end of the year, according to Ismail Ismail, head of Hoboob, the state-owned establishment in charge of marketing the country's cereals production.
23-09-2002
Syria's production of cotton is expect to reach around 820,000 tonnes this year, from 1 million tonnes last year.
26-08-2002
Syria's exports of olives and olive oil reached SYP18 billion (USD360 million) in 2000, according to al-Thawra.
19-08-2002
Syria's General Organisation for Food Industries (GOFI) recorded sales of SYP2.36 billion (USD 47.2 million) in the first half of the year, a ten percent increase on last year's SYP2.13 billion figure.
12-08-2002
The state-owned General Organisation for Food Industry (GOFI) is starting the building of two new lines for the production of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beer.
05-08-2002
The first effect of the collapse of the Zeyzoun dam have come out, with a report that the production of cotton is going to fall by a third to 723,000 tons in 2002, from 1MT last year.
29-07-2002
The Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development (AFESD) has extended to Syria two loans worth KWD14.5 million (USD48.3 million).
30-05-2002
Syria is planning to build a USD180 million sugar refinery, one of the largest in the world.
30-05-2002
Syria is planning to build a USD180 million sugar refinery, one of the largest in the world.
06-05-2002
According to Syria's minister of agriculture, the country's reserves in wheat have reached 2 years milling requirements.
24-04-2002
Total area planted with cotton is expected to reach 108,600 hectares this year, according to al-Baath.
13-04-2002
Lebanon and Syria are planning to establish a joint tobacco manufacturing company in the Bekaa valley, reported the Lebanese local press.
13-04-2002
The General Organization for Food Industry (GOFI) is currently building a USD5 million pasteurized milk plant in Damascus with a capacity of 5 Tons/hr and a USD300,000 tomato packaging plant with a capacity of 1.5 Tons/hr.

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