Retail & Trade

16-09-2007
The Ministry of Economy is pursuing its liberalisation of foreign trade and authorizing the import of a growing list of products.
03-09-2007
The number of vehicles that were imported in Syria in 2006 reached 145 932 according to a report published by the official Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA).
30-07-2007
The General Organization for Free Zones (GOFZ) has given a preliminary approval to a group of investors to set up three dry ports in the north, south and eastern parts of the country at a total investment cost of USD 25 million, according to Ahmed Abdu...
16-04-2007
The General Organization for Free Zones (GOFZ) has given a preliminary license to private investors for the set-up of a privately-managed free trade areas, according to Mr. Ahmed Abdul Aziz, director general of the Organization
09-04-2007
Hyundai was the most sold car in Syria last year according to a research conducted by Al-Iqtisad Wa Al-Nakl
19-03-2007
Virgin will open its first store in Syria before the end of the year.
05-03-2007
The Ghreiwati Group has been selected to become the new agent for Jaguar cars, according to sources at Ghreiwati
26-02-2007
The General Organization for Free Zones (GOFZ) plans to partner with private firms to build and manage new free zones, according to Ahmed Abdul Aziz, director general of the Organization.
22-01-2007
The second half of last year saw the opening of numerous shops in major Syrian cities offering cloths from famous international brands and allowing Syrians to purchase imported garments for the first time in decades
08-01-2007
The Ministry of Economy and Trade has allowed the import into Syria of a new set of products, removing them from the negative list
02-11-2006
Consumer habits are changing in Syria and the launch of several new commercial malls is among the most visible of these new trends.
02-11-2006
Trade has surged in Lattakia’s free trade zone (FTZ) in the first three quarters of this year.
03-10-2006
The Ministry of Economy is reportedly preparing to remove from the Negative List, the vast majority of the items currently listed.
05-09-2006
The Ministry of Economy and Trade has allowed the import of a news series of products.
03-08-2006
The Ministry of Economy has issued a series of decisions to allow the private sector to import several new consumer and industrial items.

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