Manufacturing

11-09-2018
A Syrian Government entity has listed a number of projects it wants to offer to private investors under public private partnership deals, although it is unlikely to have much success.
28-08-2018
Data from the Ministry of Industry indicate that investment in manufacturing, which is already very low, declined in the first half of 2018, contradicting official statements on an economic recovery.
26-06-2018
Russia is set to take hold of Syria’s large fertilizers complex near Homs, an opposition media has reported.
29-05-2018
A Presidential decree has exempted Syrian manufacturers from the payment of fees for the construction of their factories.
27-03-2018
The imposition of new duty fees has disrupted Syria’s car assembly sector, which despite being very small had even started assembling Toyota cars.
20-03-2018
Several hundred small workshops and factories have restarted operations in the industrial zone of Idlib, a local media has reported.
13-03-2018
A German company is to restart the operations of a plant it operates in Syria after years of stoppage.
27-02-2018
Data from the Ministry of Industry seem to confirm an increase in manufacturing investment, although most new projects remain very small in size.
13-02-2018
The Syrian government has adopted several trade measures to encourage the textile industry, a major sector of activity in the country.
23-01-2018
Egyptian President AbdulFattah Al-Sisi inaugurated last week near Cairo a large textile plant by one of Syria’s most prominent industrialists, who looks set never to return to his home country.
12-12-2017
The combined number of cars assembled by Syria’s five car assembly plants reached a mere 499 cars in the first 11 months of the year, a reflection of the dismal situation of the market and of the purchasing power of the population.
31-10-2017
The Ministry of Industry has reported an increase in the number of industrial concerns that began production this year.
24-10-2017
Syria’s car assembly plants produced a combined 1,500 units so far this year, according to a local media.
06-06-2017
Around half of Syria’s state-owned manufacturing companies are in such dire straits that they will likely never start operations again, an official report has found.
16-05-2017
Elsewedy, an Egyptian industrial group, has changed the name of all its Syrian subsidiaries, in an apparent move to dissociate itself from Syria, which remains under western sanctions.

Events

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