Retail & Trade

01-10-2005
The private sector spent an estimated SYP 500 million (approximately USD 10 million) on social, cultural and humanitarian activities in the first eight months of this year according to a survey by PRC, a Damascus marketing firm.
15-09-2005
The Syrian General Organization of Foreign Trade signed an agreement with the Holding Egyptian Company in order to import 100,000 tons of Egyptian rice at a cost of USD 43 million.
15-09-2005
The Syrian Customs' Directorate-General is undertaking a project to modernize Syrian Customs in collaboration with the Department of State Planning and the United Nations through the UN Development Program (UNDP) and the UN Conference on Trade and Deve...
16-05-2005
According to Adnan Suleiman, Director-General of the General Organization of Free Trade Zones, total investments in the country’s FTZ reached SYP 1.793 billion in 2004.
01-03-2005
Syria and Iran are working on the establishment of a Free Trade Area between them.
01-03-2005
Daimler-Chrysler (DC) is back in Syria after several years during which a dispute between its exclusive agent in Syria, Omar Sanqar & Sons (OSS) and the Syrian authorities led to a ban on the import of the German Company’s cars.
09-02-2005
On February 2 the Syrian cabinet endorsed a bill exempting Lebanese citizens from all entry taxes usually paid when they cross the border into Syria either by air, land or sea.
01-12-2004
The Syrian General Customs Directorate is going to computerize all its operations under a USD 50 million project supported by the European Union and UNCTAD.
01-12-2004
The annual report of the Syrian-Lebanese council has confirmed a rise in bilateral trade between the two countries in 2003 as well as a similar trend in the first seven months of 2004.
01-11-2004
Adnan Suleiman, head of Syria's General Free Trade Zones authority has announced that 13 new Duty Free Markets will be built throughout Syria's border posts.
01-10-2004
Syria has decided to enter into talks with the European Free Trade Association (EFTA), the largest grouping of European countries outside the European Union. EFTA groups the countries of Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland in a free trade ag...
01-08-2004
Syrian-Lebanese bilateral trade grew by 27 percent last year, according to the latest data from the Syrian-Lebanese Higher Council.
01-07-2004
Syria and the Gulf Cooperation Council are expected to finalize and sign a Free Trade Agreement between them in the coming few months.
01-05-2004
Syria and Turkey are moving ever closer towards the setting up of a Free Trade Area between them.
01-05-2004
According to preliminary figures recently released by Syria's General Customs Directorate and reported in Teshreen daily, Syria's export sales witnessed a significant decline in 2003 to SYP 247.804 billion (USD 4.76 billion) from SYP 316 billion (USD 6...

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