Economic data

12 April 2021
This 2,200-word factsheet provides a profile of the Commercial Bank of Syria, the country's largest lender, whose history goes back to the Ottoman Empire and which is now under western sanctions....

07 April 2021
The rate of the U.S. dollar relative to the Syrian Pound in the black market since March 2011. 2011 March 47   April 55   May 50...

07 April 2021
The table below lists the financial pledges made for 2022 and beyond by the countries that participated in the Brussels meeting on March 30, 2021 (Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region -...

07 April 2021
The table below lists the loans pledged for 2022 and beyond* by multilateral development banks and bilateral donors during the Brussels meeting on March 30, 2021 (Supporting the Future of Syria and...

22 March 2021
This 2,200-word factsheet provides an overview of the Syrian tobacco sector, a major industry, particularly in the coastal area. Tobacco production and distribution has long been a relatively robust...

03 March 2021
The annual percentage change in the consumer price index in Syria since 2010. Annual inflation rate in Syria (%)   December 2010 6.3 December 2011 11.0...

03 February 2021
This table provides the area used to grow tobacco, the size of the harvest and its value in Syrian pounds and dollars. The data is sourced from the General Organization of Tobacco...

27 January 2021
The Syrian businessman George Heswani has operated in Syria’s oil and gas sector since the 1990s, but his name has gained increasing prominence throughout Syria’s conflict, both for his close...

20 January 2021
The two tables below provide data on investment in the three main Syrian industrial cities. Adra is located near Damascus, Sheikh Najjar near Aleppo and Hessia near Homs. A fourth industrial city was...

13 January 2021
The table below provides monthly data on the volume of Iranian oil exported to Syria in 2019 and 2020. The numbers are sourced from Tankertrackers.com and the unit of measure is barrels of oil per...

06 January 2021
The two tables below provide data on Syria’s wheat and barley markets for the 2020/2021 season. Production numbers refer to the crop harvested in 2020. Import and demand numbers cover the period...

16 December 2020
The two tables below list the Russian companies involved in Syria since the beginning of the Russian military intervention in the country in September 2015. The first table lists the companies that...

25 November 2020
This list of tables provides data on the main indicators of Syrian private sector banks as of June 30, 2020. Data for assets, credits and deposits are compared with the end of 2019 figures. Data for...

18 November 2020
The tables below provide a list of Syria's main trading partners last year with the value of their exports to, and import from, Syria. The data is mostly sourced from the UN Comtrade database. For...

11 November 2020
The table below lists the companies that were licensed on July 27, 2020 by the Central Bank of Syria to offer electronic payments services. Company Name Conditions Acceptance...