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US$ 174mn
total bilateral trade during FY 2020-21

US$ 139.57mn

Exports to Syria in 2019-2020

Overseas Indians currently in Syria


Syrian economy is recovering and about 20,000 industrial facilities have begun work again


Syria has a highly skilled workforce in traditional industries such as tourism, textiles and clothing manufacture

Oil & Gas

India has two significant investments in Syria in the oil sector with ONGC involved in E&P activities

IT partnership

India-Syria Centre of Excellence in IT has been set up at Damascus with the assistance from Government of India


Line of Credit (LOC) extended by India for the rehabilitation and modernization of the Hama Iron & Steel Plant

India's Exports and Imports to Syria

Ministry of Economy and Foreign Trade

(+963) 224 5362

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Bawabet el Salheya, Damascus

Embassy of India, Damascus


(+963) 11 334 7351, 334 7900

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Address: 3455, Sharkassiyeh, Ibn, Al Haitham Street, Rumaneh, Damascus, Syria

Commercial Representative

(+963) 11 3347 351, 3347 900

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Agricultural exports

    Meat of bovine animals, frozen, boneless (020230)


    Chocolate & oth. food preps. cont. cocoa (excl. of 1806.20-1806.32) (180690)


    Milk in powder/granules/oth. solid form, unsweetened, fat content by wt. >1 … (040221)


    Bananas, incl. plantains, fresh/dried (080300)
    Cane sugar, raw, in solid form, not cont. added flavouring/colouring matter … (170111)
    Vegetable seeds, of a kind used for sowing (120991)


    Husked (brown) rice (100620)


    Reserve: 277.2 tonnes

    Reserve: 13820 tonnes (Ores for Cement Industries – lime & basalt)

    Reserve: Bailona Clay – 165 tonnes, Kawlinitiea Clay – 165.7 tonnes, Laterite Clay – 328 tonnes


    Production: 1,100,000 tonnes


    Production: 16029 tons (ore)
    Reserve: 38,902.4 tonnes


    Reserve: Iron Ore – 117.5 tonnes

    Reserve: Lime & Basalt-13,820 tonnes (ores for cement industries)

    Production: 24,757 tons

    Production: 3,620 million cubic meters


    Production: 364,032 tonnes
    Reserve: 5,486.72 tonnes


    Production: 10,000 tons
    Reserve: 200001.4  million tons

    Reserve:Rock Salt  -1,812 million tons


    Production: Sand Stone – 6,390 tons

    Production: 132,470 tons

    Reserve: 1,963 tonnes

Priority Sectors

Here are the leading sectors of opportunities for foreign investors

Top Import/ Export Items

India's top import from Syria
  • Petroleum
  • Industrial machinery
  • Leather
  • Pearls and precious stones
India's top export to Syria
  • Petroleum products
  • Transport equipment and machinery
  • Rice and meat
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Yarns and Textiles
  • Chemicals

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