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The Syrian government has granted a one-off cash bonus to civil servants, military personnel and pensioners as the depreciation of the pound continues to erode the value of state employees’ wages.


A new report has assessed the cost of a decade of conflict on Syria’s economy at more than USD 1.2 trillion - the highest ever estimate.


On March 1, 2021, the People’s Assembly approved a new draft law on civil status in Syria, to replace Civil Status Law No. 26 of 2007 and its amendments.


The annual percentage change in the consumer price index in Syria since 2010.


Inflation hit a record 133.7 percent in Syria last July, the largest year-on-year increase in decades in the prices of commodities and services, according to recently released official data.


More inflation data from the government shows that prices jumped by around a third last year.


A recent report has confirmed the large-scale losses incurred by the Syrian economy during the conflict and provided estimates about business activity.


The government’s Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) has updated its inflation data for most of last year, confirming that there was an acceleration in consumer prices.


The two main indices of the Damascus Securities Exchange increased by about 30 percent in the first half of this year, lower than the estimated inflation rate.


Despite growing by almost eight percent last year, all major indicators indicate a deep deterioration in economic and social conditions in Syria, a recently released report has said.


An unofficial report suggests that the cost of food has increased in Damascus by a staggering 56 percent since the beginning of the year.


Syrian official data indicates that the country’s gross domestic product increased in 2018 for the first time since 2012.


This table provides data on Syria's gross domestic product between 2010 and 2018.


Syrian official data confirms that inflation accelerated in the summer of last year.


The Syrian government issued a new tender last week to import wheat but has failed to complete purchases from previous bidding offers, indicating that it is still struggling to finance its import needs.


Official data indicates that inflation started to accelerate last year well before the steep collapse in the value of the Syrian pound.


A full breakdown of Syria's 2020 budget with current and investment expenses detailed for each item in the budget.


The Syrian government has further reduced the list of imported goods it will finance at a favourable exchange rate, risking an increase in the price of some key commodities.


The following tables provide a breakdown by country of Syria's exports between 2006 and 2011.


The following tables provide a breakdown by country of Syria's imports between 2006 and 2011.


Syria’s inflation rate started to increase again at the end of last year although it remained below its post-2011 average.


Syria’s inflation rate remained mostly flat up to August last year, according to official data.


The Syrian government is seeking funds for the implementation of what it calls the National Housing Strategy.


After taking control of the phosphate mines and the port of Tartous, Russia is now eyeing the Damascus International Airport.


This table provides data on passenger traffic at Syria's five civilian airports between 2010 and 2017.


The Central Bureau of Statistics has provided new population and household expenditures data based on a large survey it conducted at the end of 2017.


In the first five months of 2018, Syria’s inflation rate was largely flat and in some months prices even declined, official data show.


In 2017, for the sixth year in a row, Syria’s gross domestic product declined, although at a slower pace than in previous years, while the government’s contribution fell significantly, official data show.


The Central Bureau of Statistics has provided an estimate of the average monthly budget a Syrian household needs in order to live decently.


A full breakdown of Syria's 2019 budget with current and investment expenses detailed for each item in the budget.


Syria’s inflation rate was almost flat last year as some product categories actually witnessed a decline in prices, new data from the government indicate.


The average required expenditure budget of a Syrian household needed to meet its most pressing requirements has remained stable in the first half of this year, according to a local report.


The two tables below list the number of foreigners by nationality who entered Syria in the period 2010-2016.


Syria’s inflation rate continued to decelerate rapidly in the Spring of 2017, falling below 30 percent for the first time in three years, official data show.


Syria’s gross domestic product fell in 2016 to a fifth of its pre-uprising value according to official statistics released for the first time.


A full breakdown of Syria's 2018 budget with current and investment expenses detailed for each item in the budget.


Reports of new labour supply patterns in the Syrian economy are increasing and highlight the changing structure of the labour market over the past seven years.


Syrian official data have confirmed that inflation continued to decelerate at the beginning of last year.


The average monthly income needed to meet the requirements of an average household in Damascus has mostly remained unchanged last year, the first time it does not increase since 2011, according to a pro-regime media.


Syria’s inflation rate remained high in 2016 official data show, although the increase in prices began to decelerate by the last quarter of the year.


The Ministry of Domestic Trade has decreased the price of several food items as the improvement in the value of the pound helps reduce import costs.


This is the text of the law regulating elections in Syria at the presidential, legislative and local administration levels.


Syria’s inflation was 50 percent in October, the last month for which data is available, a very high rate but still a decrease relative to previous months.


Updated on August 22, 2017: The latest inflation data indicate that the rate of price increases was stable but still very high in the fall of last year.


In the past six weeks, the Syrian pound has gained ground relative to the U.S. dollar, bringing it back to its level of six months ago.


This key document provides the first legal framework for decentralisation in Syria. It was passed in October 2011, a few months after the beginning of the uprising.


A full breakdown of Syria's 2017 budget with current and investment expenses detailed for each item in the budget.


The tables below provide a breakdown by countries of Syria's exports and imports in 2010, the last year before the uprising and for which data from the Syrian authorities is available.


The tables below provide details on the main clients and suppliers of oil products to Syria in 2009, the last year for which data is available.