Homs: 60 industrial facilities start production in nine months

Homs (ST): The number of the industrial and artisan facilities that have been authorized in Homs since the beginning of the current year reached 140 with a total capital estimated at 6.5 billion Syrian pounds.

Director of Homs Industry engineer Bassam Sa’ed said that 60 facilities have started production, noting that the authorized facilities ensure six hundred job opportunities and indicate the recovery of the industrial sector in the governorate.

He added that 33 facilities out of the 60 work in the food industries, 17 in the chemical sector, four in the engineering sector and one in the textile industry.

Syria & Russia review means of increasing trade exchange and mutual investments

Moscow(ST):  A session of official talks was held this morning co-chaired by Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov and Minister of Presidential Affairs Mansour Azzam.

The two delegation highly evaluated the talks held between the two sides  and their outcome which included recommendations on the practical and executive measures to complete bilateral cooperation in all domains.

Borisov renewed the stand of his country that these talks  came within the framework of starting projects of cooperation between the two states in the commercial, agricultural and industrial sectors and enhancing the requirements of the Syrian market in light of the difficulties Syrian citizens face because of the siege and the coercive economic measures being imposed on Syria.

Giving loans to industrialists will help rehabilitate damaged factories and develop production

The recent decision made by the cabinet on resuming giving loans will help refresh national economy and finance agricultural and industrialist projects as well as to create new job opportunities.
 This step is very important during the current circumstances, according to several Syrian industrialists, who pointed out that loans will also help rehabilitate damaged factories and buy new machines.

Abkhazian Trading House opened in Syria

The Abkhazian  Trading  House was recently opened at  Dummar central incubator for traditional crafts in Damascus with the aim of  displaying  Abkhazian  products in Syria and exchanging goods within the framework of economic and cultural cooperation between the two countries.

 Head of the chambers of industry and commerce in the Republic of Abkhazia Tamila Mertskulava, who participated in the opening, underscored that Abkhazian trading  house  will contribute to strengthening joint  trade relations, pointing out  a Syrian  trading  house will be opened  in Abkhazia. 

On his part , Luay Shakou, head of  Dummar central  incubator stressed in   a statement to SANA that  Abkhazian  trading  house   will play a key  role in the exchange of experience and craft products between the two sides and will contribute to the development of craftsmanship through the exchange of information and external exhibitions and providing the necessary expertise to the trainers at  the Dummar incubator, as well as promoting the heritage and handicrafts industries.

Eng. Arnous discusses with the Abkhazian delegation ways to develop economic and trade relations and trade exchange between Syria and Abkhazia

On October 5, Prime Minister Eng. Hossein Arnous discussed with an Abkhazi delegation headed by Alkhas Kvicinia Alekseevich, Head of the Office of the President of the Republic of Abkhazia, and Daur Kofi Vadimovich, Minister of Foreign Affairs, ways to develop economic relations and trade exchange between the two countries.

The meeting dealt with promoting relations between Syria and Abkhazia at all levels, especially economic and investment, activating the work of joint committees to develop cooperation, establishing a joint Syrian-Abkhazi businessmen council to facilitate the access of the two countries' products to their markets, and exchanging visits to explore cooperation opportunities to achieve the common interest of the two friendly countries and peoples.