Syria

September 6, 2000

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Iran's Minister of Industries Gholamreza Shafe'i has termed the participation of Iran at the 47th Damascus International Trade Fair as a positive step

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The Syrian parliament is studying bills that would authorize the creation of a stock market and the formation of banks with mixed public and private capital.

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The Syrian parliament is studying bills that would authorize the creation of a stock market and the formation of banks with mixed public and private capital.

September 3, 2000

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Syrian Oil Minister Maher Jamal has denied suggestions that the country's oil production will end in 2010, saying "stable production" will continue until 2020.

August 31, 2000

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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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.

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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

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Riyadh Seif, a Syrian parliament member and industrialist, was recently quoted saying that the local per capita income was still extremely low.

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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

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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

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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

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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