Retail & Trade

28-03-2002
Year-on-year trade between Jordan and Syrian grew by 50 percent in 2001, according to official sources in Jordan.
02-03-2002
According to Mohammed Said al Bunni, Syria's ambassador to Turkey, trade between the two countries grew to USD1 billion in 2001.
14-02-2002
The 15 Arab League countries which have agreed to form a free trade zone decided yesterday to remove all customs tariffs by 2005, two years earlier than scheduled, officials in Cairo said.
13-02-2002
The Syrian-Egyptian joint council ended its two days meeting in Cairo with the signing of 9 different cooperation agreements.
11-02-2002
Egypt and Syria are expected to sign agreements on cooperation in trade, investment and natural gas sectors, Egypt's official MENA news agency reported.
11-02-2002
Syria and Turkey are to sign an agreement to work together to boost tourism in the region.
04-02-2002
The Jordanian government is expected to endorse early next month the Jordan-Syria free trade agreement (FTA) which will immediately lift tariffs on two-way trade.
04-02-2002
Jordanian and Syrian officials on Wednesday launched talks aimed at upgrading the land and maritime transport fleets of their countries' joint firms, said Sana, the state news agency.
04-02-2002
Iraq and Syria agreed on Friday to invest in joint industrial ventures in a further improvement of ties after years of tension, the official Iraqi News Agency (INA) said.
04-02-2002
Exports from Syria's free trade areas reached USD 98 million in 2001, according to its Director General, Adnan Suleiman.
04-02-2002
Syria's trade exchanges with Italy grew by 60% last year to reach EUR1.46 billion.
28-01-2002
A ten-day Iraqi products exhibition was opened in Damascus on Saturday.
18-01-2002
On Saturday January 26, Aleppo will be hosting a one-day seminar on export marketing and customer service.
17-01-2002
Syria and Saudi Arabia exchanged on Wednesday the documents ratifying the set up of a free trade area between them.
14-01-2002
Syria and Lebanon plan to unify customs tariffs in three to five years, on all goods imported from abroad, thus establishing a free trade zone, said the secretary general of the Syrian-Lebanese higher council, Nasri Khuri, in an interview to Teshreen.