Some 500 Companies Take Part in the Aleppo International Fair

Aleppo - The second version of the Aleppo International Exhibition will take place today in the sports city of al -Hamdaniyah with the participation of about 500 companies from various industrial, commercial and service sectors.

Mustafa Nizam,The Commercial Manager of Nizam Exhibitions, which organized the exhibition in cooperation with Syriatel, told SANA that the objective of the Aleppo International Exhibition is to promote Syrian industries and products domestically and internationally and to encourage the use of the Syrian product in addition to supporting countries' Investors and businessmen directly on the Syrian industries and make way for companies and national institutions to share experiences.

Syria Participates in the 5th Yalta International Economic Conference

Yalta - The fifth international economic conference was opened in Yalta with the participation of 89 countries, including Syria.

Syria is represented by a delegation chaired by Minister of Economy and Foreign Trade, Dr. Mohammed Samer Al-Khalil and a number of businessmen.

During the opening, the President of the Crimea Sergei Axyonov delivered a speech in which he pointed to the results realized on the ground during the past five years, which showed the achievements in this period, indicating that the conference at its current session coincided with the fifth anniversary of the return of the Crimea to its home, Russia.

President of Yalta, Andrey Nazarov, spoke about the success of the conference year after year, whereas the number of conferees reached more than 4,500 participants representing 89 countries this year.

Some 78 Industrial Facilities Entered into Production in 2018

DAMASCUS- A report by the Ministry of Industry revealed that about 78 medium and large industrial establishments in Hessia, Sheikh Najjar and Adra industrial cities entered the production stage in 2018, 34 facilities are in Adra Industrial City and 34 in Sheikh Najjar and 10 in Hessia.

The report indicates that this figure will develop later to more than six times due to the ability of these cities to attract investments, especially with the license of 533 facilities in these cities, which will enter production later, 191 facilities in the industrial city of Adra and 276 facilities in the city of Sheikh Najjar and 66 in the city of Hessia.

Remarkable Turnout of Visitors at “Made in Syria” Family Shopping Festival in Lattakia

LATTAKIA, (ST)-The monthly “Made in Syria” Family Shopping Festival, currently held at Alma Hotel in Lattakia province, is witnessing a remarkable turnout that reflects the importance of this economic event in promoting the Syrian goods, supporting national economy and stressing the fact that the Syrian industry is recovering.

Director of “ Alma” hotel told SANA correspondent that the hotel will continue hosting the festival within the framework of supporting the national industry and encouraging the Syrian companies, particularly that the festival supports positive intervention in the market.

Syria Elected Head of Arab Labor Delegation in Labor Conference in Cairo

CAIRO, (ST)- Syria has been elected for the second year in a row as head of the Arab labor delegation in the 46th Arab Labor Conference currently held in Cairo.

Chairman of The General Federation of Trade Unions (GFTU) in Syria Jamal al-Qaderi said in a statement to SANA correspondent in Cairo that choosing the Syrian delegation to lead the Arab labor delegation reflects the trust of all participants in the Syrian GFTU and its good leadership over the past year.

"We will call on the conference to recommend breaking the economic siege imposed on the Syrian economy and lifting the unilateral coercive economic measures that target the daily life of the Syrians," said al-Qaderi.

"We will also call for condemning foreign interference in the Syrian affairs, because it prolongs the war, particularly after the victories achieved by the Syrian army in the fight against terrorism," he added.