Retail & Trade

05-04-2010
Admic, a Lebanese company that holds the regional franchise of several French supermarket and hypermarket chains, plans to open its first store in Syria.
25-01-2010
In last week’s edition of The Syria Report we published a story on the sale of RAMAK Duty Free Shops to a group of Syrian and Arab investors.
21-01-2010
RAMAK Duty Free, a chain of duty free shops on Syria ’s border crossings, has announced that it has sold its shops to Arab and Syrian investors.
02-11-2009
A joint Jordanian-Syrian Committee held on October 17 and 18 adopted several measures aimed at enhancing trade and movements between the two countries.
07-09-2009
Syria ranked 108 out of 121 countries in the world in the Enabling Trade Index (ETI), produced by the World Economic Forum.
26-04-2009
The Syrian President issued a decree on April 21 establishing an Export Development Fund.
12-04-2009
A trademark dispute is preventing Carrefour, the French global retailer, from opening stores under its name in Syria.
07-02-2009
The Syrian President has issued a decree establishing an export promotion body, the first of its kind in Syria, the Export Development and Promotion Agency.
07-02-2009
Imports of Korean cars represented more than half of the total imports of cars into the local market, according to a report in a local newspaper.
07-02-2009
Syrian Turkish trade has more than doubled since the establishment of a bilateral free trade agreement two years ago to reach USD 1.75 billion in 2008, according to Turkish trade statistics.
31-01-2009
Proton, a Malaysian car manufacturer, plans to triple its sales in Syria within the coming five years.
31-01-2009
Al-Mounchieh, a new commercial mall, will open its doors in Aleppo next May, according to George Addoumieh, general manager of Addoumieh Group.
12-01-2009
The Public Establishment for International Fair and Exhibitions generated profits of SYP 1.2 billion in 2008, according to its general manager, Mohammad Hammoud.
05-01-2009
Damasquino Mall, the latest commercial mall of the Syrian capital, has announced its soft opening on December 30, 2008.
17-11-2008
Virgin Megastores and Carrefour will enter the Syrian market early 2009 with the soft opening of Shahba Mall in Aleppo.

Events

Syria: Progress & Potential
BIS Conference Centre, 1 Victoria Street, London SW1
Investment Facilities at the Industrial City of Adra
Damascus Chamber of Commerce