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An Investment Delegation From Oman Visits Lattakia

An investment delegation from Oman, led by Dr. Mohammed Al-Khaledi, Head of “Nass” Group for Real Estate and Tourism Investment has inspected the tourism investment opportunities available in Lattakia province.

During their recent visit to Lattakia, the delegation toured several investment sites on the coast of Lattakia, as well as Kassab town and “Qasyah” landfill site which Lattakia governorate wants to invest through establishing a solid waste treatment factory there.

740 tons of Sweida apple crop exported to foreign markets this year

SWEIDA, (ST)- Apple is  a main crop in the Syrian province of Sewida. Some 740 tons of Sweida apple production were exported this season mostly to Egypt.  A limited amount went to Sudan.

Chairman of the Sweida Chamber of Agriculture Hatem Abu Ras said in a statement to SANA that the quantity that has been exported so far is acceptable in the light of the decrease in production compared to last season. He pointed out that the process of exporting apple will continue, noting a good marketing movement within the local markets and expecting a gradual increase in exports in the coming period.

Syria's Export and Production Support and Development Authority focuses on participation in foreign exhibitions to Activate Exportation

The Director of Promotion at the Export and Production Support and Development Authority ( EPSDA) at the Ministry of Economy Malak Bagh stressed that the EPSDA ‘s  strategy in the coming era is based on participation in foreign exhibitions due to their importance in activating exportation. She made it clear that the Authority’s plan for the coming year will be carried out according to definite strategies in which the companies' performance will be within a joint Syrian pavilion that presents a decent image about the national products which should be able to complete in international markets.

Bagh told SANA correspondent that the Arab-Brazilian Chamber of Commerce has allocated a free space for the Syrian Arab Republic in an exhibition in Brazil for 90 days to exhibit Syrian companies' different products that are competitive in terms of price and quality. She said that the exhibition will help these companies promote their products in Brazil and will consolidate the commercial relations between the two friendly countries.

The General Establishment of Housing allocates 4,308 houses to subscribers in six governorates

The General Establishment of Housing announced today the allocation of 4308 houses within the projects of youth and labor housing in the provinces of Damascus countryside, Aleppo, Lattakia, Homs, Hama and Sweida.

Turkish lira continues its decline

Istanbul, (ST) - The Turkish lira has continued its decline today as investors are concerned about the policies pursued by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, both internal and external.

Reuters reported that the Turkish lira fell to 5,720 against the dollar, dropping 0.3 percent from yesterday's closing level of 5,750.