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The Value of Accomplished Works in Lattakia’s Industrial Zone is More than SYP 800 million

One of the major catalyst sectors of economy is industry , and an  important field in the industry sector are industrial zones

The Syrian government has given top priority to supporting the national industry through adopting a number of relevant measures and decisions to reactivate and enhance the industrial sector which has a key and vital role in supporting the national economy.

Lattakia’s Industry Directorate is working hard on the ground to back the various forms of national industry.

There are six  industrial zones in Lattakia governorate, with an area of 4,350 dunums. The most important and largest of them is the industrial one in  Lattakia city.

The industrial zones have  4,595 departments, which include all kinds of industries and crafts mainly   metal, wood, food, textile, chemical, building materials and  car repairing .

The Second Batch of Russian KAMAZ Concrete Trucks arrives in Tartous Port

Within the framework of implementing the agreement signed between Public Workers and Housing Ministry and the Russian Stroy Company, 12  Russian   KAMAZ   concrete trucks  arrived in Tartous port  on Thirsday.

 The Minister of Public Works and Housing Eng. Suhail Abdullatif  told reporters,  during the inspection of the  concrete trucks in Tartous port,  the   contract signed between the two sides  provides for  receiving 144 vehicles  from the Russian KAMAZ  company.

He highlighted the  importance of the  agreement signed  with the Russian side in providing  Syrian construction companies with up-to-date equipment  to support them in taking part effectively in reconstructing Syria.

Inflation of Prices in the Markets of Damascus:

Damascus and other Syrian cities have witnessed inflation of prices of foodstuff, garments and other imported goods and stuff because of the dramatic changes of the US dollar.

Syria Times’ reporters took a tour in the Damascene markets and reported traders, sellers and ordinary people’s reactions and comments.

[Fadi and Ahmed spend their day arguing and dealing with buyers in Nahir Eisha Market southern Damascus]

Analyst to ST: Syria's economic situation is now under control

There is no need to worry about the Syrian economic situation, political analyst Dr. Ahmad Derzi told Syria Times e-newspaper. 
He affirmed that the Syrian state has controlled the internal situation economically, politically and militarly. 

Prime Minister launches the National Strategy for Agricultural Development in Syria

Within the framework of achieving "self-reliance" to support  the national economy through  active partnership with farmers and agricultural producers, Prime Minister Eng. Imad Khamis has  launched the national  Strategy    for agricultural development in Syria with an initial cost of SYP 5 billion for  the first year , starting in al-Ghab area in Hama..

The strategy  depends  on  taking  advantage of  arable land in agricultural production of crops and livestock   through the public and private sectors within specific agricultural  programs. Focus  should be given to   household agriculture , rural women project, and household production of poultry and fish  as their productive, social and developmental feasibility  is no less important than the large productive facilities.