Industrial and handcrafts zones

 

  • The current status of crafts and industrial zones and their financing

    The ministry of doing its best to execute and invest crafts and industrial zones in all governorates , throughout allocation of financial contributions which are distributed as per specified plans and mechanisms and by following –up and field tours.

    During the first stages the Ministry paid more attention to crafts and industrial  zones in governorates centers and in city councils. (101) zones were financed all over the country since 2006 till 31/12/2013 at a total amount of 4.434 milliard S.P

    The following table shows accumulative contributions submitted to crafts and industrial zones:

    Source:Ministry of local administration

    Governorate Number of financed zones Financing (Milliard S.P)
    Ten five-years plan 2011 2012 2013 Total
    Damascus countryside 9 49,00 20,00 4,75 0 73,75
    Aleppo 8 356,50 20,00 0,00 0 376,50
    Homs 13 327,27 0,00 0,00 10 337,27
    Hama 10 715,50 0,00 100,00 0 815,50
    Idleb 17 698,45 56,10 0,00 2,3 756,85
    Lattakia 3 105,00 0,00 25,00 40 170,00
    Tartus 7 170,60 10,00 0,00 60,7 241,30
    Deir Ezzour 6 243,50 15,00 0,00 0 258,50
    Al Hassakeh 7 414,50 79,00 50,00 51 594,50
    Al Raqqa 3 184,50 0,00 30,00 0 214,50
    Daraa 10 353,25 0,00 14,90 0 368,15
    Al Sweida 6 60,50 4,900 21,70 110 197,10
    Al Quneitra 2 18,40 0,00 0,00 12 30,40
    Total 101 3696,97 205,00 246,35 286 4434,320

 


 

  • The plan of financing crafts and industrial zones during the years of the eleventh five –years plan

    Remarked credits of financing crafts and industrial zones during the years of the eleventh five-years plan , amounted seven milliards S.P at an increase of 40% against credits of the tenth five-years plan which amounted five milliards S.P .

    The following table shows distribution of allocated credits according to years of the eleventh five-years plan for the contribution in financing establishing craft and industrial zones in different governorates .

     

    Investment projects Years of the eleventh five-years plan Total
    2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
    Planned credits (Million S.P) 1200 1200 1000 1000 2600 7000
    Actual spent amounts (Million S.P) 205 246,35 286 737,35

 


 

  • The most important accomplished works , related to crafts and industrial zones during 2012
    1. An investment map of crafts and industrial zones was prepared in coordination with the Ministry , Syrian Investment Agency , commission of planning International cooperation and the UNDP. The project is in its final stages and the map will be launched on a electronic website administrated by the Ministry .
    2. An industrial zone which is affiliated to the secretary of Idleb governorate was established in Rouiha and Mantef real –estate areas  and also an industrial zone was established in Um Al Zeitoon in Al Sweida at an area of 728 Hectares , in addition to an industrial zones on the  road   of Homs – Tartus  near Tal Kalakh at an area of 50 Hectares . Governorates of Idleb , Al Sweida and Homs were instructed to take all required procedures to follow –up establishing and execution of the above mentioned industrial zones .
    3. It was suggested to establish two industrial zones in Lattakia governorates in coordination with Regional Planning Commission and the subject is being followed – up by the Ministry and Lattakia Governorate .
    4. All governorates were instructed to activate application of resolution Nr.2777 of 2011 which included establishing execution and investing crafts and industrial zones

    Source:Ministry of local administration .