Czech Companies to Resume Trade Relations with Syria

Prague - Spokesman of the Economic Chamber of the Czech Republic, Miroslav Deru, expressed the Chamber's desire to resume intensive contacts and traditions that were existed in trade relations between Syria and the Czech Republic.

Mr. Deru said in a statement to the Czech Press Agency that the Economic Chamber, as well as the Czech companies, have a great desire to resume trade relations and carry out projects between the two countries, indicating that the Chamber is currently preparing for a visit by the Czech businessmen to Syria.

He underlined that Syria was one of the closest allies of Czechoslovakia in the Middle East and that its name today has a good reputation, pointing out that the Czech companies can contribute to the reconstruction of Syria, especially in the railways, infrastructure of roads, airports, agricultural machinery, construction of production lines in the field of products Milk, water filters and equipment for the pharmaceutical industry.

It is noteworthy that 19 Czech companies are now participating in the Damascus International Fair, which is twice the number that participated in last year's session.


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Agreements with Iraqi, Kuwaiti and Russian Companies Signed

Damascus - The Syrian Exporters Federation (SEF) signed here on Monday several agreements with Iraqi, Kuwaiti and Russian companies within the Syrian products export pavilion, which includes the export of a number of agricultural products "Vegetables and Fruits" to the markets of the above-mentioned countries.

Concerning the agreements, a member of the SEF, Iyad Mohammed, told SANA that he signed four agreements with partners from Russia, Iraq and Kuwait to supply Syrian agricultural products, including vegetables and fruits, to their markets.

For his part, Adnan Raya, owner of the Raya Trading and Supplies Establishment, headquartered in Tartous province, signed an economic cooperation agreement to supply Syrian fruit and vegetables with a Russian company.

Mustafa JoJo Trading Company also signed a contract to supply the cherry material to Russia as a desired product in the Russian market.

In a statement to SANA, Mr. Mohammed confirmed that the current session of Damascus International Fair is witnessing a great economic movement and new agreements are signed every day in addition to the presence of a lot of agents for foreign companies came to see the products of the Fair that can be exported, especially regarding the fresh agricultural product, pointing out that the Syrian product has competitive advantages desired by many countries.

He pointed out that the sorting and packaging operations that are carried out for Syrian agricultural products in accordance with the latest methods used globally.

For his part, Eng. Farqad Al-Beer, the owner of the new generation of Iraqi commercial agencies, pointed to the continuous cooperation with Syrian companies and the importation of goods from Syria for many years.

Mr. Kamal Kweider, a Kuwaiti businessman, underlined that high quality of the Syrian agricultural products that are globally desirable. This encouraged my company to sign a cooperation agreement for importing Syrian agricultural products, pointing out the need to promote and market these products internally and externally.

Mr. Bashar Kamleh, who is authorized by a group of Russian companies to sign agreements with the Syrian side to import vegetables and fruits, pointed out that the Syrian product is actively present in the Russian markets, stressing that the Syrian product will remain in all markets of the Russian Federation and the European Union.


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Foreign Companies’ participation in DIF Reflects Syria's Promising Investment Future

 Damascus-The Damascus International Fair in its sixtieth edition witnessed a wide international participation and a distinguished economic presence of foreign companies working in various fields and aspiring to enter the promising Syrian investment, economic and trade market.

 The President of the Chamber of Commerce of Abkhazia, Tamila Mertscholava, stressed to SANA the importance of his country’s participation in the exhibition, which is an important economic event.

 The representative of the Chamber of Industry and Trade of Abkhazia in Syria, Nizar al-Jabban pointed out that the Republic of Abkhazia is looking to expand participation in the future, noting that the Fair is a window to the world that reflects the image of the bright Syria.

Notable Participation of Foreign and Arab Companies in Damascus International Fair

DAMASCUS– The 60th edition of Damascus International Fair witnessed a notable participation of foreign and Arab companies, along with a wide range of Syrian companies that showcased their products for exportation, SANA reported.

The 10th pavilion in the Fair features several foreign participants, including the Republic of Abkhazia which showcased its food and drink products, with President of the Abkhazian Chamber of Commerce and Industry Tamila Mertskhulava affirming to SANA the importance of her country’s participation in this important event.

Syrian-Russian Businessmen Forum Discuss Investment Opportunities in Syria

DAMASCUS- The Syrian-Russian Businessmen Forum kicked off its activities on Friday with holding specialized working meetings to discuss investment opportunities in Syria and ways to develop them between the two countries, SANA reported.

The Forum is held at Dama Rose hotel in Damascus on the sidelines of the 60th edition of Damascus International Fair, SANA said.

During the plenary session, Minister of Economy and Foreign Trade Mohammed al-Khalil stressed on the necessity of making a qualitative leap in economic and industrial cooperation between Syria and Russia and increasing the pace of trade exchange and areas of joint cooperation in several sectors.