"Made in Syria" Family Shopping Festival in Lattakia Exhibits Wide Variety of Products with Competitive Prices

LATTAKIA, (ST)- Activities of the monthly “ Made in Syria” Family Shopping Festival kicked off yesterday in Lattakia province  with the participation of more than 125 industrial and commercial companies specialized in engineering, health, food and textiles industries.

The economic event, which  is held by Damascus and Damascus Countryside Chamber of Industry, represents one aspect of  the chamber's positive intervention in the market through introducing different kinds of basic materials directly to the consumer and marketing local production.

"The festival created a state of competitiveness in the market due to the number of participating companies and the offered discount rate that exceeded 30% “ Ali Yousef, Member of the Executive Bureau of the Supply Sector in Lattakia said in a statement to SANA correspondent.

 Eng. Eyad Jdeed, Director of the Internal Trade and Consumer Protection, made it clear that this festival is characterized by exhibiting a wide variety of products and offering competitive prices compared to the markets.

Jdeed underscored that holding such an important economic festival proves that the Syrians, despite the hard circumstances they have faced, are determined to contribute effectively to reconstructing their country and are keen on boosting domestic products in terms of quality and price.

On his part, Talal Kala'je, Member of the Damascus and Damascus Countryside Chamber of Industry and chairman of the festival’s organizing committee, said that the development of the festival is in line with the development of the national industry which has proved ability to achieve self-sufficiency and reduce imports.

Kal'aje pointed out that the festival is exhibiting wide range of local industries and homemade products including food, cosmetic, detergents, perfumes, plastic products and textiles, noting that discounts reach 70% on textile products.

The festival will last till April 19th.

Rawaa Ghanam