August 31, 2000
Iran's Industries Minister Gholam-Reza Shafeie calls on Iranian and Syrian traders to contribute to the expansion of Tehran-Damascus trade cooperation
August 30, 2000
Syria's Minister of Economy and Foreign Trade Mohammed Imadi discuss with visiting Sudanese Minister of Economy Makki Balayli the economic cooperation
August 29, 2000
The regulation of the banking activity in the Syrian free zones, which was made public last May, authorized the establishment of banking institutions offering all banking products and services, provid
August 28, 2000
The Syrian Hama cotton threads company sold a total of 3,955 tons in domestic and foreign sales, valued at SP 587 million ($12 million) in the first half of 2000.
Specialists at the Syrian oil ministry have estimated that the cost of building a new oil refinery in the central region would reach $1.1 billion.
Recently publicized statistics, issued by the Syrian-Lebanese Supreme Council, have revealed that the latest exchanges show a decrease in Lebanese exports to Syria, and an increase in Syrian imports b
Riyadh Seif, a Syrian parliament member and industrialist, was recently quoted saying that the local per capita income was still extremely low.
The Syrian Public Tobacco Company will begin manufacturing “Marlboro” brand cigarettes in the first half of 2001. The company is about to complete the construction of its new plant in Jab Hassan.
August 27, 2000
Syria has decided that its new power generation projects will be established on a build-operate-transfer (BOT) basis, in sharp contrast to the past, w
August 26, 2000
Syrian Foreign Minister Farouq Shara is to leave for Paris Sunday where he will hold talks with President Jacques Chirac on the Mideast peace process,
August 24, 2000
Syria’s Public Tobacco Company experienced a sub-par first half of 2000, with both production and export totals falling below expectations. The company purchased a total of 26,132 tons of tobacco, val
August 23, 2000
An Israeli cabinet minister speaks out in favor of an Israeli withdrawal from the Golan Heights plateau, saying it was "Syrian territory" occupied by
August 22, 2000
Syria plans to establish private banks in addition to seting up a stock exchange.
The birth rate in Syria has declined drastically over the past three decades, reported Teshreen. daily. According to figures quoted in the newspaper, in 1999 the rate of birth was down to 3.7 births a
August 20, 2000
Syrian Foreign Minister Farouq Shara leaves Sunday for Cairo to prepare for a visit by President Bashar Assad at the end of the month.