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Phosphate

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04-06-2024
During the visit of a Syrian business delegation to Belgrade in May, Serbian University Novi Sad announced dozens of scholarships for the children of Syrian regime soldiers killed in action. The choice to offer scholarships to children of the Syrian ‘martyrs’ is highly politically charged, given the widely documented international law violations perpetrated by the Syrian army in 13 years of conflict. 
27-02-2024
Since the arrival of the new Indian ambassador, Irshad Ahmad, to Syria last October, Mr Ahmad has immediately stepped up the economic diplomacy efforts. Yet, bilateral trade between India and Syria has declined since 2019.
20-02-2024
Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Firas Hassan Qaddour announced during an event organised by the ministry its plan to increase the annual phosphate production to 10 million tonnes, Tishreen reported on February 10. 
26-09-2023
President Bashar Al-Assad’s handshake with Chinese leader Xi Jinping on September 22 marks a significant step in Syria’s reintegration into the global diplomatic sphere. Despite much fanfare, however, it is unlikely that promises by China's foreign minister Wang Yi’s “to take ties to a new level” will materialise into investments in Syria’s cash-strapped economy, given the recent decrease in China’s footprint in the country and Syria’s distressed business environment.
26-09-2023
A decision by the Syrian government to shift phosphate exports handled by the Port of Lattakia to the port of Tartous has highlighted tensions between the foreign private operators of these ports and the government. Syria holds the fourth or fifth largest rock phosphate reserves worldwide.

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Companies

28-03-2022
Investing in gravel, sand, phosphate, and basalt quarries; trading of building materials, marble, and granite.