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Access to the world wide web in Syria will soon be free of installation and subscription charges, said Mohammed al Munjid, communication minister.


The Syrian government is planning to build a new oil refinery in the eastern province of Deir el-Zor.


Syria and Lebanon plan to unify customs tariffs in three to five years, on all goods imported from abroad, thus establishing a free trade zone, said the secretary general of the Syrian-Lebanese higher council, Nasri Khuri, in an interview to Teshreen.


Syria produced 2.043 million tons of phosphate in 2001, exceeding the planned production by around 300,000 tons.