Manufacturing

02-12-2010
The Ministry of Industry has issued a tender inviting private investment in Rastan Cement, a state-owned cement manufacturing company.
01-12-2010
Cemena, a subsidiary of Gulf Finance House, has announced that it had awarded the contract to build and equip a cement plant in eastern Syria with an annual capacity of 2 million tons to CBMI of China.
22-11-2010
The Italian government is providing a loan of EUR 25.8 million to support Syria’s agro-food industry, according to Hussam Youssef, head of the Export Development and Promotion Agency.
15-11-2010
The General Establishment of Geology and Mineral Resources has called in international companies to develop of a marble quarry and of asphalt deposits.
15-11-2010
Kuwait United Investments Company (KUIC) and ACICO of Kuwait are to start works on a USD 12 million insulated block plant in the Industrial City of Hessia, Khaled Al-Mashri, general manager of KUIC, said.
15-11-2010
United Arab Aluminum Company Syria has won a USD 8 million contract to conduct the aluminum and glass works for the new airport of Dakar, the capital of Senegal.
07-11-2010
Al-Badia Cement (ABC) has announced that it would start production from its plant in Abou Shamat next month.
24-10-2010
Bahi Motors, the Syrian dealership of BMW, the German car manufacturer, has announced a year-on-year increase of 22 percent in its sales at the end of September 2010.
17-10-2010
Lafarge Cement Syria (LCS) commissioned its cement plant in Aleppo on October 14.
20-09-2010
Apollo, an Indian engineering firm, has started works on a project to increase capacity at a state-owned steel company.
13-09-2010
The Ministry of Economy has published the retail and wholesale prices for wheat flour to be sold by the state-owned General Company for Mills (GCM).   The Ministry of Economy has published the retail and wholesale prices for wheat flour to be sold by the state-owned General Company for Mills (GCM).
13-09-2010
Air Liquide, a French manufacturer of industrial gases, has commissioned its first production unit in Syria.
06-09-2010
Korean brands continued to hold a majority share of the Syrian car market in the first half of this year according to the state-owned General Foreign Trade Organisation.
30-08-2010
The Arab Pharmacists Union (APU) has approved a project by its Syrian branch to set up a baby milk plant in Syria at a cost of USD 20 million, according to Adib Shanan, chairman of APU.
29-08-2010
LyondellBasell Industries NV, a Dutch producer of polyolefin, has announced that it was ending its business ties with Syria, as well as with Iran and Sudan, as it prepares to list on the New York Stock Exchange.