Homs (822)

19-09-2011
18-09-2011

Horticulture works

18-09-2011

Syria has established a new state entity in charge of power transmission, the Public Establishment for Electricity Transmission, or PEET, as the country increasingly seeks to diversify its sources of energy.

17-09-2011

 Book of conditions to be purchased from company (SYP 1500)

05-09-2011

The four businessmen and three corporations sanctioned by the European Union last week form part of a growing list of business actors that are feeling the weight of the international pressure on Syria.

05-09-2011

The European Union has banned all imports of Syrian oil and sanctioned a new list of businessmen and corporations as it appears increasingly intent on using economic sanctions as its primary tool for reducing the Syrian authorities' grip on power.

05-09-2011

In response to the Syrian government's ongoing use of force against the country's civilian population, the European Union officially implemented an oil embargo against Syrian crude on Saturday - dealing a serious blow to the Syrian economy. The last three days also saw a troubling rise in violence with over 45 people killed amid security crackdowns across the country.

29-08-2011

The end of the holy month of Ramadan is approaching and the stalemate between the government and the opposition carries on with both sides holding fast to their respective positions.

28-08-2011

Syria’s jobless population reached 468,009 in 2010, or an unemployment rate of 8.9 percent out of a total labour force of 5.11 million, according to a survey by the Syrian government.

22-08-2011

On Thursday in a significant diplomatic development, the US and its European allies called upon Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to step down from power. The move was met with repugnance on the part of the Syrian government.

21-08-2011

Syria’s Baath Party, which has been ruling Syria single-handedly for almost five decades, is establishing a private university, a move that will help it find new sources of finance but that also fully contradicts its proclaimed socialist principles.

18-08-2011

The Syrian Petroleum Company has made a new gas discovery in the region of Qara north of Damascus, according to the Minister of Oil.

15-08-2011

Six new university faculties were established by Presidential decree last week, all of them located in some of the least developed areas of the country.

15-08-2011

The Syrian President has named a new head for the Aleppo Governorate, the sixth nomination of a new Governor since the beginning of the political crisis currently engulfing Syria.

15-08-2011

Over the course of the last eight days, the international community has grown markedly united in its condemnation of the Syrian government's use of force to quell the country's deepening revolutionary movement.

08-08-2011

The net value of subsidized oil products reached SYP 116 billion, or USD 2.47 billion, in the first six months of 2011, according to Mahrukat, the state entity in charge of distributing energy products in Syria.

08-08-2011

The first week of Ramadan proved to be a violent one, as over the course of the last seven days, more than 250 civilians were reportedly killed in military crackdowns across the country.

07-08-2011

Last week, the Minister of Petroleum inaugurated a new gas field and a gathering station in Sadad, some 60 kilometres south of the central city of Homs.

03-08-2011

Syria’s production of crude oil remained stable in the first half of this year at 387,250 barrels a day, an increase of 957 barrels a day compared with the same period of last year, according to the Ministry of Petroleum.

01-08-2011

The momentum of the Syrian uprising continues to grow as protestors on Friday July 29 again exceeded 1 million across the country. The death toll from the day remains unclear, with most estimates suggesting some 23 were killed. The start of the week ushered in a new political parties law as well as a draft law on elections. Nevertheless, tensions are mounting as Monday August 1 brings the start of Ramadan, during which daily mass protests are expected.

27-07-2011

The Ministry of Local Administration has announced that it is scrapping penalties levied on investors in the country’s industrial cities.

26-07-2011

The Damascus Governorate is to award a contract to Emirati investors for the development of a large hospitality and commercial project in Damascus, one of few large projects by private investors recently announced in Syria.

25-07-2011

Syria’s main stock index closed at 1,023.18 on July 24 recording a week-to-week increase after falling at one point below the 1,000 mark for the first time since its launch in early 2010.

25-07-2011

The Deir-ez-Zor Chamber of Commerce and Industry has blamed the government’s security services for the “unjustified use of arms and the brutal crackdown on protesters” in one of many signs of growing unease in the business community over the mishandling by the authorities of the revolt gripping the country.

25-07-2011

An estimated 1.2 million protestors took to the streets across Syria on Friday July 22 - the largest turnout ever since the unrest began on March 15. Earlier in the week in a significant diplomatic blow, the Embassy of Qatar in Damascus closed and its Ambassador abandoned his post. Meanwhile, the heavy crackdown against the opposition in Homs continued throughout the week.

20-07-2011

The main index of Syria’s stock market fell for the first time below its launch level of 1,000 as the political situation continues to deteriorate.

18-07-2011

The Public Establishment for Electricity Generation and Transmission is seeking a consultancy to oversee the design and execution of a steam power plant near Aleppo.

18-07-2011

The inconclusive finish of the staging meetings of the government-led national dialogue, followed by attacks against the US and French embassies in Damascus on July 11, kicked off another tumultuous week in Syria.

17-07-2011

Korea’s LS Industrial Systems has begun supplying ten substations across six locations in Syria on an EPC basis.

17-07-2011

Book of conditions to be purchased from company (EUR 1,000)

17-07-2011

Iron scrap smelting for the production of billets   

17-07-2011

Manufacturing iron bars through the hot rolling process

11-07-2011

Manufacturing of PET  and plastic bottle caps; general trading

11-07-2011

Manufacturing of pharmaceuticals 

11-07-2011

Hundreds of thousands of protestors again took to the streets of Hama on Friday July 8, with some suggesting that the city's demonstrators numbered nearly half a million.

10-07-2011

On July 10, the Syrian President named a new governor in Hama, Anas AbdulRazzak Naem, in place of former governor Khaled AbdulAziz.

04-07-2011

Book of conditions to be purchased from company (SYP 1,500)

04-07-2011

The week of June 27 marked a sea change for the Syrian protest movement. At the start of the week, 190 opposition members met for the first time in public in Damascus. In response to the meeting, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad set July 10, 2011 as the start date for national dialogue.

27-06-2011

On June 20, President Bashar al-Assad made an address to the nation that highlighted the severity of the country's economic crisis and blamed recent unrest on conspirators.

26-06-2011

The Syrian President issued last week a decree establishing two new faculties of science to be located in the southern Governorates of Daraa and Quneitra.

20-06-2011

After-prayers protests on Friday June 17 resulted in the deaths of an estimated 24 as pressure on the Syrian government from the US and the European Union continues to increase.

12-06-2011

Over 30 people died in unrest across the country on Friday June 10, with an estimated 25 of those fatalities occurring in the northern city of Jisr al-Shughour.

06-06-2011

Trading and contracting

06-06-2011

Syria’s General Organization for Sugar, or GOFS, said its five refineries will produce 280,000 tons of sugar this year.

06-06-2011

Gamesa of Spain has postponed indefinitely negotiations with the Syrian Government over the development of the country’s first wind-power plant, according to Bloomberg.