Trade Commissioner Service - Syria

Important notice: Given the deteriorating security situation, the Embassy of Canada in Damascus has suspended operations until further notice. Canadian officials have left the country. Trade inquiries should be directed to the Canadian Embassy in Amman. Canadians in Syria in need of emergency assistance should contact the Emergency Watch and Response Centre in Ottawa at 613-944-2471 (collect calls accepted), by email sos@international.gc.ca or by submitting an on-line form.

Trade inquiries should be directed to Muhammad.ali@international.gc.ca.

More information on the situation in Syria.


Welcome to the Canadian Embassy in Syria. Our mandate is to promote Canada's economic interests in Syria and, in this context, to support the efforts of Canadian companies who have selected Syria as a target market for their products, services or technologies. The Commercial section also provides assistance to its local contacts by matching their needs with the appropriate sources of Canadian products and services, and by offering help in pursuing investment opportunities in Canada.

Leading Opportunity Sectors

We serve Canadian clients in all sectors. Based on our knowledge of the market, the following sectors offer the greatest opportunities for Canadian companies:

Agriculture, Food & Beverages | Oil & Gas Equipment & Services