“Belt and Road” Initiative Opens More Cooperation Prospects between Syria and China

DAMASCUS-The Second “Belt and Road” Forum (BRF), held in Beijing on April 26 and 27, has been the highest platform for international cooperation within the framework of the “Belt and Road” initiative. It aimed at crystallizing international consensus on China’s “One Belt One Road” initiative and mapping the cooperation according to the Syrian News Agency (SANA)

Forty leaders, including 38 heads of state and government, the UN Secretary-General, the Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Syria’s Presidential Political and Media Adviser, Dr. Bouthaina Shaaban took part in the forum.

Since its inception in 2013, the “Belt and Road” initiative has received positive support and warm response from the international community.

Four New Industrial Zones Are Under Construction in Lattakia

Industrial zones in Lattakia province provide suitable environment for practicing different kinds of handcrafts and industries including food, textile, chemical, wood industries as well other professions like car repair and building materials manufacturing. They also create a number of jobs opportunities for citizens and craftsmen.

"There are 4 industrial zones under construction in Lattakia in addition to a project for expanding the industrial zone in Jableh," Engineer Mohammed Ali, Director of Industrial Zones in Lattakia province, said in a recent statement to SANA correspondent.

Syrian, Iranian Economic Talks

Damascus- Members of the boards of directors of the Damascus Chamber of Commerce, the Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Tartous and Al-Raqqa discussed here with the delegation of the Iranian Chamber of Commerce means of cooperation between businessmen in both countries in economic and trade fields and ways of establishing joint investments.

During the meeting, President of the Damascus Chamber of Commerce, Ghassan Al-Qallaa affirmed the importance of enhancing trade and economic relations between Syria and Iran, activating the role of the Joint Business Council, setting up a Syrian-Iranian bank to facilitate trade exchange, expansion of joint exhibitions and exchange of businessmen visits.

Syria, Iran Discuss Opening New Economic Cooperation Prospects

DAMASCUS, (ST)- Syria and Iran have discussed means of boosting economic cooperation and trade exchange.

Minister of Internal Trade and Consumer Protection Dr. Atef Naddaf and a delegation representing the Syrian-Iranian Joint Chamber of Commerce discussed during a meeting on Monday means of enhancing bilateral ties as well as opening new economic cooperation prospects.

Dr. Naddaf underscored the need to continue the contacts between the Syrian and Iranian  businessmen and members of  the joint Syrian-Iranian Chamber of Commerce in order to hold joint exhibitions and signing cooperation agreements which  guarantee the flow of goods and materials into the markets in both countries.

Damascus Chamber of Commerce Launches Three Initiatives to Encourage Commercial Entrepreneurship

Damascus Chamber of Commerce has recently  launched three initiatives as well as commercial entrepreneurship-related activities to encourage the young entrepreneurs' works, promote the culture of entrepreneurship,  encourage innovative ideas and provide business  and consultation services for emerging business sector comprising young entrepreneurs who seek establishing their own businesses and services projects.

 The first activity includes launching an annual award titled "Damascus Chamber of Commerce’s Award  for Commercial Entrepreneurship" with the aim of selecting distinguished commercial entrepreneurs and honoring their spirit of initiative as well as highlighting entrepreneurs and owners of the successful business ideas within the framework of the activity of the Chamber's Center for commercial entrepreneurship and the Incubator of trade business.