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The State of the Syrian Economy at the end of 2016 ( 2017-01-31 )

The conflict in Syria has almost completed its sixth year. The war, together with the economic sanctions, devastated the Syrian economy. They affected almost all types of infrastructure (electricity, water systems, transport and communication), direct productive activities (oil, industry and agriculture), and housing, ...



The State of the Syrian Economy at the end of 2015 ( 2015-12-16 )

The conflict in Syria has completed its fifth year. The war and the external economic sanctions caused extensive damage to the economy. GDP which stood at US$ 60 billion in 2010 has shrunk by more than a half in real terms by the end of 2015, according to IMF estimates. Contraction was deepest in the first three years of ...