Syrian economy

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Ziad Ghosn
After three years of intervention by the central bank to sell foreign currency on the domestic market, the Syrian government has decided to back up...
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
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Ziad Ghosn
Black market dealers in Syria have taken control of the foreign exchange market, leading exchange rates to hit record levels. The past few days have...
Monday, February 16, 2015
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Firas Abou-Mosleh
Debt and conditional grants, or continued devastation: These are the only options that the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western...
Thursday, September 11, 2014
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Ziad Ghosn
As the efforts for a political settlement falter and the war continues, more economic and social losses are being registered. The latest was a report...
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
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Ziad Ghosn
Damascus – Media reports have accused some Syrian businessmen of evading settling billion-lira loans to local banks, while others are under fire for...
Wednesday, February 5, 2014
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Mawada Bahah
For Syrians, traveling to any given destination in the world is more complicated than ever. Syrians have very limited choices, and the “sky is the...
Wednesday, July 31, 2013
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Elie Hanna
When speaking of a “Syrian Taif” – a reference to the Lebanese Taif Agreement that ended the country’s civil war – it does not merely mean...
Saturday, May 25, 2013
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Anas Zarzar
Damascus – Various factors have gradually led the Syrian economy into a severe crisis. During the past four months, inflation has reached an...
Thursday, January 10, 2013
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