Food & Agriculture

01-03-2016
A Russian company has announced that it won a contract for the construction of several flourmills in the province of Homs.
02-02-2016
The Syrian Government is preparing a new tender for the import of soft milling wheat.
26-01-2016
The Syrian Government has issued a new tender for the import of sugar and rice.
19-01-2016
The shortages of wheat are leading to an increase in the price of bread in areas under the control of ISIS and the PYD, according to local activists.
11-01-2016
The Syrian government has cancelled a wheat barter deal with an Italian company on unclear grounds.
04-01-2016
Syria has bought 200 thousand tons of wheat from Russia as it seeks to meet the gap between local supplies and demand.
21-12-2015
Syria has issued a tender for the procurement of an additional 200 thousand tons of wheat.
07-12-2015
The Syrian Government has issued an indicative procurement price for the next wheat and barley harvest that is meant at encouraging farmers to grow these two crops.
30-11-2015
The Syrian Government inaugurated last week a new flourmill that will reduce the country’s dependency on imports.
09-11-2015
As expected, Russia has supplied more than 100,000 tons of wheat to Syria free-of-charge.
02-11-2015
Cotton, long considered Syria’s “gold,” is set to witness another dreadful harvest.
29-10-2015
The Syrian Government has finalised the import of 200,000 tons of soft wheat from a local trader although the actual level of wheat supplies in the market appear to be well below demand.
19-10-2015
As expected, the Syrian Government has increased the price of bread, a staple food, by almost two-thirds.
12-10-2015
Syria has issued a tender for the import of 200,000 tons of wheat, Reuters has reported.
21-09-2015
The Syrian Government has bought only a fraction of the wheat harvest from local farmers and will likely maintain high import levels in the coming months.

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