Manufacturing

07-01-2002
Syria's new industry minister, Issam al Zaim, said that his country will keep its state industries although their accumulated losses reached USD1.6 billion in 2001.
31-12-2001
Starting January 1, Electricite du Liban (EDL), the Lebanese electric authority, will reduce its supply of electricity to 16 hours a day in the whole country, excluding the Greater Beirut area.
31-12-2001
The European Union is accusing Syria of dumping its cotton yarns export prices and of selling them at below market prices.
31-12-2001
The European Union is accusing Syria of dumping its cotton yarns export prices and of selling them at below market prices.
31-12-2001
"Syria does not allow any public organism, whatever its motives, to subsidise its exports of cotton yarns" said Shibli Abu Fakher, assistant minister of economy, in an answer to European claims that Syria is flooding the European market with ...
24-12-2001
According to the director of the Syrian European Business Centre (SEBC), Syrian manufacturers have to better understand EU's market needs if they want to be competitive.
24-12-2001
According to the director of the Syrian European Business Centre (SEBC), Syrian manufacturers have to better understand EU's market needs if they want to be competitive.
13-12-2001
In a meeting with a European Union representative, the Syrian Minister of Economy, Mohammad el-Imadi, assured that Syria was not subsidising its exporters of clothing and apparels and that it was not dumping the export price of cotton yarns.
03-12-2001
According to Teshreen, exports from public sector enterprises reached US$3.6 billion in the first 9 months of the year. Oil represented the bulk of that figure with US$2.1 billion.
03-12-2001
The Syrian government is planning to merge the different agencies that are in charge of managing the public sector foreign trade, reported Al Sharq al Awsat.
19-11-2001
The Saudi government is in talks with six Arab and Muslim states to sell off its stake in seven joint-venture companies, including the Saudi-Syria company for industrial and agricultural investment, said Al Mustaqbal.
19-11-2001
Issam al-Zaim, the Minister of Planning, said that Syria had no intention of privatising and had made the strategic choice of holding on to state assets in order to face a potential threat from Israel, reported Al Hayat.
05-11-2001
Jacques Sarraf, the president of the Lebanese Industrialists Association is heading a delegation to Damascus to congratulate the newly elected Board of Directors of the Damascus Chamber of Industry, said L'Orient-Le Jour.
22-10-2001
The Syrian government gave finally its go ahead to Vimpex, an Austrian company, to revamp and run the state-owned Deir el Zor paper factory, reported Al Hayat.