Manufacturing

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 starts 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.
09-05-2017
A report by the Ministry of Industry has confirmed the very fragile situation of Syria’s manufacturing sector.
09-05-2017
A Syrian-Iranian car assembly plant has announced the launch of a new model for the local and export markets, a decision that seems part of the broader economic cooperation between the two countries.
21-03-2017
An Egyptian official has said that his government is planning to establish an industrial zone dedicated to Syrian investors, potentially dashing any hope of a return of these investors to their home country.

Events

The Green Economy
Damascus Chamber of Commerce
EDU.13-2012
Dama Rose Damascus Hotel