Aleppo (1268)

01-03-2002

A Turkish company is set to invest USD8 million in the construction of a textile plant in Aleppo.

25-02-2002

Air traffic between Britain and Syria is expected to increase after the signing of a bilateral cooperation agreement between the two countries.

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

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.

28-01-2002

A cooperation agreement to combat desertification was recently signed by the ESCWA and two Syria-based international institutions.

21-01-2002

On Saturday January 26, Aleppo will be hosting a one-day seminar on export marketing and customer service.

18-01-2002

On Saturday January 26, Aleppo will be hosting a one-day seminar on export marketing and customer service.

01-01-2002

In his speech, last December, before the newly-sworn in cabinet, Bashar al Assad felt necessary to mention, among the general policy guidelines he laid down for his government, one specific sector he thought his newly nominated team had to address urgently, the water crisis his country is facing.

31-12-2001

Starting January 1, Electricite du Liban (EDL), the Lebanese electric authority, will reduce its supply of electricity to 16 hours a day in the whole country, excluding the Greater Beirut area.

24-12-2001

Asea Brown Boveri Ltd , the Indian unit of Swiss-Swedish engineering group ABB, said on Wednesday it had received an order worth around 800 million rupees ($16.65 million) to supply three substations to Syria.

24-12-2001

Over 200,000 flats were for sale in Damascus in 2000, according to a study released by the Ministry of Housing. This is a fourfold increase from the 50,000 figure of 1989.

17-12-2001

The Kuwaiti Al Kharafi company has started the building of the motorway that will link the coastal city of Lattakia to the town of Ariha, and from there to Aleppo.

26-11-2001

The Iraqi general railways company announced it was starting a weekly scheduled link between Baghdad and Aleppo starting from December 4th, said Al Mustaqbal.

19-11-2001

In its latest meeting, the Investment Higher Council gave the go ahead to over 102 projects for a total amount of SYP26.6bn (US$532 million), reported Al-Baath.

12-11-2001

In an interview to Teshreen, Dr Adnan Suleiman, head of the Free trade zone authority, said that the scope of work of the zones is to be expanded.

12-11-2001

By the end of September, sales of the free markets authority reached US$20 million, reported Al Sharq al Awsat. Kamal al Faqir, head of the authority, said that free markets are present in Damascus as well as Aleppo, Lattakia and Tartous.

05-11-2001

The Syrian Minister of Interior issued an order banning three prominent traders to enter Iraq, reported Al Hayat.