Turkish lira continues its landing

Istanbul, (ST) - The Turkish lira has continued its decline today as investors are concerned about the policies pursued by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, both internal and external.

Reuters reported that the Turkish lira fell to 5,720 against the dollar, down about 0.3 percent from yesterday's closing level of 5,750.

Business and economic forum in Tehran to introduce investment opportunities in Syria to Iranian companies kicked off

The forum of trade and economic opportunities with Syria kicked off on Tuesday in Tehran at the headquarters of the Trade Development Organization in the Iranian capital.

The forum aims at introducing the Iranian private sector companies to the investment opportunities available in Syria and increasing their presence in the next stage to rehabilitate the productive sectors and build economic partnerships with the Syrian private sector in order to achieve economic integration between the two countries and strengthen cooperation.

Syria's participation in Havana International Fair indicates its economic recovery

HAVANA, (ST)- The Syrian delegation participating in the 37th Havana International Fair last night held meetings with Cuban economic officials with the purpose of boosting economic ties between the two countries.

During his meeting with the Syrian delegation, President the Cuban Chamber of Commerce Orlando Hernandez Guillen said he was pleased over Syria's participation in this important economic fair, affirming that the Syria's presence in this event is clear evidence  that Syria has started economic recovery following years of brutal terrorist war.

Public banks continue to offer various loans to state employees who join the reserve service

Public banks will allow the employees of the State who have joined the reserve service to obtain grants and loans of different amounts.

The Commercial Bank of Syria grants the military reservists who are working in the state a personal loan of 2 million Syrian pounds maximum for a period of 5 years with a guarantee of two sponsors at an interest rate of 12.5 percent annually.

Marketing more than 33 thousand tons of citrus fruit in Lattakia

Since the beginning of the season, the quantities of citrus fruit marketed in Lattakia province has reached 33045 tons, according to the data of the Directorate of Agriculture.

Director of Agriculture Munther Kheir Bek explained in a statement to SANA correspondent that the prices of citrus fruit during this season are good compared to their prices during the previous seasons, pointing out that inflation has still not hit hard the citrus fruit market.