Food & Agriculture

11-03-2013
Syria’s sugar beet crop is likely to witness a steep decline this year as farmers planted the crop on only 40 percent of the allocated area, according to an official from the Ministry of Agriculture.
11-03-2013
A fire destroyed large parts of the Nestle factory in Syria at the end of February, one of several large plants to have been damaged around the Syrian capital in recent weeks.
25-02-2013
The Syrian government has issued a new tender to import wheat 100,000 tons of soft milling wheat from international markets.
11-02-2013
The General Organization of Tobacco has reported a decline in production partly due to sanctions that have suspended output at its Gitanes and Lucky Strike factories.
04-02-2013
Syria has contracted for the import of an additional 100,000 tons of wheat, according to news reports.
04-02-2013
Demand for sugar fell 40 percent last year according to Tarif Al-Akhras, a major local trader in the commodity.
24-01-2013
The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations, has issued an alarming statement on the state of the Syrian agricultural sector and on its impact on both the levels of food supply and the livelihood of large segments of the Syrian population.
22-01-2013
Nama, a listed agro-food company, witnessed a 5 percent annual decline in its 2012 revenues, although it still managed to post a profit.
21-01-2013
Syria’s production of wheat stood at 3.8 million tons in 2011, according to the latest data from the Ministry of Agriculture.
07-01-2013
The owner of Syria’s largest confectionery producer has seen his assets frozen because of his alleged support of terrorism, according to local press reports.
03-01-2013
Syria has issued a tender for the purchase of 100,000 tons of soft milling wheat.
10-12-2012
Syria has contracted an international supplier for the purchase of 100,000 tons of feed barley.
03-12-2012
The Syrian government is increasing the area of irrigated land used to grow wheat as it plans a record harvest next year and is allocating SYP 33 billion to purchase the cotton crop from its farmers.
19-11-2012
Eighty percent of Homs’ poultry farms are out of business, according to a local official, highlighting the potential looming shortages of some food items in the country.
11-11-2012
The Syrian authorities have rescheduled, for the second year in a row, debts owed by the country’s farmers and scrapped delay penalty fees.

Events

Tax Revision Committees
Damascus Chamber of Commerce
Taxation in Syria
Damascus Chamber of Commerce