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Made in Syria" festival kicks off in Tichrin Sports City"

Damascus (ST): With the participation of 100 national industrial companies from various sectors, the activities of the monthly marketing festival " Made in Syria " kicked off at Tichrin Sports  City.

Organized by the Industrial Chamber in Damascus and its Countryside, the festival displays about 7000 kinds of detergents, food materials and convertible products.

In a press statement, Deputy Industry Minister Engineer Bashar Zaghlouleh said that the event is considered a positive contribution to break the cycle  between the producer and consumer and an opportunity for competitiveness which positively reflects on lowering prices, stressing the key role played by the private sector as a partner in the industrial development.

General Establishment of Fairs resumes organization of fairs

Damascus (ST): The General Establishment of Fairs and International Markets said that it resumed the organization of fairs in Syria with commitment to the precautionary measures adopted for confronting the coronavirus pandemic.

Director General of the Establishment Ghassan al-Fakyani said that the resumption of organizing fairs is an important step for reactivating the economic and commercial movements in Syria and mongering for the products and services offered in a way that gives momentum to national economy.

Opening of the popular market from producer to consumer in Aleppo

The Small and Medium Enterprises Development Authority in cooperation with the Governorate of Aleppo and with the participation of 153 production projects from various governorates of the country held currently a popular market that included  the display of products of food ,textile industries, clothes, school stationery, detergents, sterilization materials, soap, chemical and plastic industries. The activities of the popular market began on Saturday evening at Hamdaniya stadiums in Aleppo.

Ihab Asmander, Director General of the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Authority, stated in a statement to SANA correspondent in Aleppo that within the promotion program of the Authority, a shopping festival for small and medium enterprises was organized with the participation of the governorates of the country .The aim is giving owners of small and medium enterprises the opportunity to market their products and display them directly to the consumer, which contributes to reducing about 35%  prices of products.

The 15-day festival constitutes an important opportunity to exchange experiences and facilitate the marketing process for their products and thus improve and activate commercial movement in the Syrian market, Asmander added.

A number of participants told SANA reporter that they displayed their products and marketed them directly from the producer to the consumer at reduced prices, with the aim of activating the movement of the market and meet the needs of citizens. The participants highlighted the facilities provided by the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Authority to display their products for free at cost prices to help the citizen to shopping.

The Exports Authority requires Syrian food companies wishing to participate in Gulfood to register with them

Damascus, (ST) - The Local Production and Export Support and Development Authority announced the organization of the participation of Syrian food export companies in cooperation with the General Organization for Fairs and International Markets, the Federation of Syrian Chambers of Commerce and the Damascus Chamber of Industry and its countryside in the Gulfood International Exhibition in its next year's session.

The Director General of the Authority, Thaer al-Fayyad, affirmed in a statement to SANA that, the authority supervises the organization of the Syrian participation in the (Gulfood) exhibition in the framework of its endeavor to promote the national industry, open new markets for products intended for export and increase the competitiveness of Syrian goods in global markets.

Syria, Russia discuss new prospect of all-out cooperation

DAMASCUS, (ST)- Syria and Russia have discussed new prospects of economic, trade, scientific and technical cooperation and agreed on eliminating all obstacles that hamper implementing cooperation agreements. They also discussed enhancing coordination to confront the economic siege imposed on Syria.

Prime Minister Hussein Arnous, during a meeting on Monday with a Russian delegation led by Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov, stressed Syria’s keenness on expanding economic cooperation with Russia and its willingness to provide all facilitations to the Russian companies that will participate in Syria’s reconstruction process.