Manufacturing

04-05-2015
A court is auctioning off the Syrian assets of Egypt’s ElSewedy Cables to repay debts the company owes to a local bank.
13-04-2015
After a modest rebound in 2014, manufacturing investment seems to be falling again in Syria, according to some preliminary data.
15-12-2014
The decrease in customs duties by the Syrian Government is being opposed by manufacturers of the textile sector who fear for their competitiveness.
27-10-2014
The Government has allowed manufacturers to import used power generators to make up for the rising electricity shortages.
01-09-2014
The head of the Damascus Chamber of Industry has refuted claims made by a senior industrialist that most members on its board had relocated abroad in a dispute that highlights tensions among the Syrian business community.
21-07-2014
The estimate of the losses of the state-owned industrial sector doubled in less than a year, according to official sources.
26-05-2014
Two new industrial areas to accommodate manufacturing investments have been established in the coastal city of Lattakia by the Ministry of Local Administration.
31-03-2014
The rebuilding of Syria’s manufacturing sector will cost billions of dollars and take up to twenty years according to a recent memo by the Ministry of Industry.
31-03-2014
The Syrian Ministry of Industry has revised upwards the cost of the war on state-owned factories and companies.
10-02-2014
In a trade fair organized in Beirut last week, Syrian garment exporters managed to clinch contracts worth dozens of millions of dollars.
02-12-2013
Around two-third of Syria’s factories have been damaged by the conflict gripping Syria, Wael Al-Halqi, the Prime Minister said.
05-11-2013
The minister of industry has estimated the cost of the war on Syria’s manufacturing sector at above 336 billion Syrian pounds, or $2.2 billion at the current market exchange rate.
16-09-2013
Syria’s state-owned textile companies have accumulated losses of 17.6 billion pounds from the violence of the last two years and seen countless companies, including all those in Aleppo, stop production.
03-06-2013
Syria’s state-owned industrial sector suffered losses of SYP 60 billion from the ongoing uprising and war in Syria.
29-04-2013
ElSewedy Electric, one of the largest foreign investors in Syria’s manufacturing sector, is considering quitting the market in view of the deteriorating business environment, according to Egyptian media reports.