Manufacturing

15-03-2010
Syria’s car market remains largely dominated by Hyundai and Kia, the two Korean brands, according to recent data.
15-03-2010
Arabian Roots has announced that it had been appointed by Atlas Copco, a Swedish manufacturer of construction materials, to be the sole distributor of its products in Syria.
01-03-2010
The Syrian Government has started shutting down the Sheikh Said Cement Plant located near Aleppo.
15-02-2010
Toyota has launched in Syria its latest generation car, Prius, the first hybrid vehicle to enter the Syrian market.
14-02-2010
Syria's phosphate sector felt the impact of the global crisis in 2009 and posted significant declines in production and export volumes.
08-02-2010
Hani Maklouf, CEO of Al-Hani Trading Group, announced that it had completed construction works on a lime plant it is building in cooperation Italy’s Tirozzi Co., and other international firms.
01-02-2010
Altoun Group is among the fastest growing group of companies in Syria. Best known for its Hyundai car dealership, the company is also embarking in cement production. The Syria Report talks to Salim Altoun, Chairman and CEO.
17-01-2010
BMW Middle East increased its sales in Syria to 878 units in 2009, according to a press release from the company.
14-12-2009
Syrian textile manufacturers have been severely impacted by trade liberalization and the global crisis. The Ministry of Industry and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) have launched a programme to increase the competitivenes...  
14-12-2009
The Syrian Commission on Financial Markets and Securities (SCFMS) has announced that the cumulative losses of French Mountain Juice (FMJ) had reached 79.14 percent of its paid-up capital.
09-11-2009
Shimizu, a Japanese corporation, will invest USD 3.58 million in the development of a burning system at a plant affiliated to the General Fertilizers Company, according to Ahmad Kharma, the general manager of GFC.
26-10-2009
Steel Rolling International Company (SRIC) will commission its reinforcing bar plant before the end of this year with an annual production capacity of 300,000 tons.
05-10-2009
In spite of strong interest from local investors, Syria’s industrial cities have yet to attract significant numbers of foreign companies.
05-10-2009
The Syrian President has issued a decree cancelling the import fees and commissions paid by local industrialists to state-owned institutions.
10-08-2009
The Italian government has agreed to loan EUR 20 million to support the development of the textile industry in Syria.

Events

The Green Economy
Damascus Chamber of Commerce
Assessing the Price of Imported Goods
Damascus Chamber of Commerce