Retail & Trade
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
Hyundai was the most sold car in Syria last year according to a research conducted by Al-Iqtisad Wa Al-Nakl
Virgin will open its first store in Syria before the end of the year.
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.
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
The Ministry of Economy and Trade has allowed the import into Syria of a new set of products, removing them from the negative list
Consumer habits are changing in Syria and the launch of several new commercial malls is among the most visible of these new trends.
Trade has surged in Lattakia’s free trade zone (FTZ) in the first three quarters of this year.
The Ministry of Economy is reportedly preparing to remove from the Negative List, the vast majority of the items currently listed.
The Ministry of Economy and Trade has allowed the import of a news series of products.
The Ministry of Economy has issued a series of decisions to allow the private sector to import several new consumer and industrial items.
The Ministry of Economy has released a new set of custom rates that bring down the duties levied for a list of products.
Works on a free trade zone in the city of Yaarubieh, located in the north-eastern province of Hassake have begun.
Migros, Turkey's biggest supermarket chain, is planning to establish a retail network in Syria, according to a company statement reported by Cihan news agency.
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