Manufacturing

03-09-2012
The prices of Syrian made cigarettes have increased by 50 to 100 percent as foreign brands become increasingly expensive.
13-08-2012
Hundreds of manufacturing plants located in the industrial cities of Aleppo and Deir-ez-Zor have stopped functioning because of the rising insecurity leading to potentially severe shortages of products in the local market including medicines.
23-07-2012
Syria’s state cement plants sold a total of 2.4 million tons in the first half of this year.
21-05-2012
The Syrian Company for Grapes Processing, a state-owned entity that produces alcoholic drinks, has reported profits of SYP 50 million last year.
14-05-2012
Syrian manufacturers, along with other business sectors, are increasingly suffering from the deterioration in the political, economic and security environments.
13-05-2012
The General Establishment of Chemical Industries, which groups public sector companies active in the chemicals sector, said its first quarter sales dropped by 29 percent compared to the same period of last year.
19-03-2012
The state-owned General Organisation for Textile Industy has contracted with an Iranian company to export some USD 30 million worth of yarns, a deal that would represent three times Syria’s 2010 exports to Iran.
26-02-2012
MAS Distribution, a food commodity trading company, said its sales remained unchanged last year at SYP 420.6 million, confirming that the food & beverages industry was among the sectors least impacted by the turmoil gripping Syria.
23-02-2012
The Ministry of Industry has issued its annual report on the number of manufacturing projects that were licensed or began production in 2011.
21-02-2012
Al-Ahliah Vegetable Oil has reported a 12.75 percent increase in its 2011 revenues to SYP 1.5 billion.
02-01-2012
The destruction by fire of a large textile plant in Aleppo last month has encouraged manufacturers to seek to insure their plants, a practice still very limited across the country.
02-01-2012
The Ministry of Economy has banned all imports of wooden furniture that contain less than 70 percent of beech wood in a bid to help local manufacturers.
27-10-2011
The Syrian Government has approved plans to build a 1 million ton urea phosphate plant in the east of the country, although once more financing constraints may delay the project.
16-10-2011
The Ministry of Industry has allowed the manufacturing companies it oversees to rent out their services to private sector companies.
08-09-2011
Turkey’s Coca Cola Icecek has raised its stake in Syrian Soft Drink Sales and Distribution LLC, the company distributing Coca-Cola products in Syria, to 90 percent following a capital restructuring.

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