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About The Syndicate of Agrifood Traders in Lebanon

The Syndicate of Agrifood Traders in Lebanon was established in 1962 as per decree No. 1/116 dates 7/5/1962 issued by the Ministry of Labor.

It acts as the main body of support for major commodity traders in Lebanon, comprising the traders of rice, sugar, wheat and flour, cereals, edible oils, dried fruits and nuts, tea and coffee, canned food, spices and cardamoms, dried milk, animal feed, detergents and other chemical products.

Since then, the Syndicate of Agrifood Traders in Lebanon has helped in sustaining a significant volume of agrifood business operations, exceeding one third of Lebanon’s trade volume, by acting as a key source of information for various agrifood traders, thus helping in the growth and development of the agrifood trade sector in the country.

Mission & Role:

The Syndicate of Agrifood Traders in Lebanon’s mission is to as a full-fledge service provider for the agrifood sector and its members, with the aim of promoting, growing and maintaining an environment favorable to business progress in the context of a competitive market economy.

The Syndicate targets the achievement of its mission through:

  • Acting as the main link between Lebanon’s agrifood traders
  • Being the main source of collective agrifood trade information
  • Lobbying in agrifood traders’ interests vis-à-vis local, national, regional and international authorities
  • Initiating social and collaborative projects for the benefit of its members

Members of current Syndicate

  • Mr. Arslan Sinno – Head of Syndicate
  • Mr. Paul Mansour – Deputy Head of Syndicate
  • Mr. Ahmad Hoteit – Secretary General
  • Mr. Mohammad Yousef Bissat – Treasurer

  • Mr. Zein Harb – Member
  • Ms. Najwa Al Khatib – Member
  • Mr. Tanios Beiruty – Member
  • Mr. Bahaa El Dine Al Shawa – Member
  • Mr. Hani Bohsaly – Member
  • Mr. Ahmad Ghassan Sidany – Member
  • Mr. Faysal Rashidi – Member
  • Mr. Sami Al Sanioura – Member

First Board of Directors elected when the new Syndicate office was purchased in 2002.

  • Mr. Arslan Sinno – Head of Syndicate
  • Mr. Andre Oour  – Deputy Head of Syndicate
  • Mr. Ahmad Hoteit – Secretary General
  • Mr. Mohammad Yousef Bissat – Treasurer

  • Mr. Abdelrahmn Al Zaatary- Member
  • Mr. Georges Najjar – Member
  • Ms. Souraya Baalbaky – Member
  • Mr. Aziz Arida – Member
  • Mr. Nazih Albsat – Member
  • Mr. Yahya Al Hariri – Member
  • Mr. Zein Harb – Member
  • Mr. Dany Robert Abrat – Member

First Board of Directors elected after the revival of the Syndicate with the end of the Lebanese war in 1994.

  • Mr. Rafki Al Moujtahed– Head of Syndicate
  • Mr. Abdelrahmn Al Zaatary – Deputy Head of Syndicate
  • Mr. Ibrahim Jabra – Secretary General
  • Mr. Mohammad Yousef Bissat – Treasurer

  • Mr. Robert Abrat – Member
  • Mr. Arslan Sinno – Member
  • Mr. Maamoun Adra – Member
  • Mr. Michel Najjar – Member
  • Mr. Bachar Bouaiz – Member
  • Mr. Kamel Berjawi – Member
  • Mr. Misbah Sinno – Member
  • Mr. Nazih Albsat – Member

First Board of Directors elected when the Syndicate was established in 1961.

  • Mr. Alhajj Anis Naja – Head of Syndicate
  • Mr. Rafki Al Moujtahed – Deputy Head of Syndicate
  • Mr. Abdallah Tamary – Secretary General
  • Mr. Jamil Jaafar – Treasurer

  • Mr. Mouhamad Rafik Al Bsat – Member
  • Mr. Abdel Ghani Kasem – Member
  • Mr. Ali Albraj – Member
  • Mr. Elias Abou Chalach – Member
  • Mr. Kamal Al Hoss – Member
  • Mr. Mouhamad Bachir Tabbarah – Member
  • Mr. Azmi Al Mikaty – Member
  • Mr. Dikran Abrat – Member

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