Food & Agriculture

14-04-2011
The Syrian Government has announced two new financial measures to support farmers coping with an increase in the cost of inputs.
22-03-2011
Syria’s sugar beet production in 2011 is expected to fall to 1.25 million tons after the government decided to reduce the planting area.
22-02-2011
The steep decline in Syria’s agricultural output is primarily due to the reduction in state subsidies to farmers, according to a report by the Agricultural Workers Union.
21-02-2011
Only 5 percent of Syrian adults are regular consumers of alcoholic drinks according to a recent study by the World Health Organisation.
24-01-2011
Syria’s production of seed cotton declined by a quarter last year, and by a half compared to two years ago, as difficult climatic conditions and infections impacted the crop, according to the Ministry of Agriculture.
10-01-2011
The Ministry of Economic and Trade has raised the price for wheat and flour sold by state entities by around 3 percent.
27-12-2010
Ams Ferrari, an Italian manufacturer of bottling and packaging equipment, will supply a new production line for non-alcoholic beer to Al-Chark, one of Syria’s two state-owned beer bottling plants.
16-12-2010
Syria’s wheat crop crossed the 3 million ton mark this year according to statistics published recently by the Central Bureau of Statistics.
05-12-2010
Al-Ghab Sugar and Deir-ez-Zor Sugar, two state-owned sugar refineries, have issued tenders for the building of water treatment stations in their plants.  
22-11-2010
The Syrian Ministry of Agriculture and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) signed on November 21 an agreement for a USD 27 million loan fund a livestock development project in Syria.
22-11-2010
The General Company for Mills, a state-owned company, is expecting its losses to reach some SYP 53 billion, or USD 1.15 billion, next year, according to its director-general, Abu Zeid Katbeh.
14-11-2010
Syria’s cereals trade body has extended the deadline of the tender for the supply of 27,366 tons of soft wheat.
04-10-2010
Middle East Sugar Refinery, a venture by the Akhras Group, has begun production from its plant in the Industrial City of Hessia.
19-09-2010
Syria’s cereals trade body has issued a tender for the supply of 27,366 tons of soft wheat.
29-08-2010
The Ministry of Economic and Trade has issued the new prices for wheat sold by the General Establishment for Cereals Trade and Processing, also known as HOBOOB, to factories and private mills.

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