Manufacturing

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.
27-07-2011
The Ministry of Local Administration has announced that it is scrapping penalties levied on investors in the country’s industrial cities.
13-06-2011
Only a week after it announced it was stopping production at its Deir-ez-Zor plant, Vimpex, a paper trading and manufacturing concern owned by prominent businessman Nabil Kuzbari, said that it was resuming operations following a request from the workers at the plant.
06-06-2011
Vimpex, a paper trading and manufacturing company owned by prominent businessman Nabil Kuzbari, has stopped production at its paper plant located in Deir-ez-Zor.
15-05-2011
Syria produced 175,600 tons of TSP and 250,000 tons of urea last year, according to Government statistics.
03-01-2011
The Homs Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring the establishment of a company that will provide solid waste management solutions including the establishment of treatment plants.
02-12-2010
The Ministry of Industry has issued a tender inviting private investment in Rastan Cement, a state-owned cement manufacturing company.

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