Updated on July 21, 2017: Syria’s private commercial banks, which saw last year their assets fall to a fraction of what they were in 2010 and now barely breakeven, are unable to finance any meaningful reconstruction drive.


ESCWA estimates that the losses in physical capital incurred by Syria in the past six years amounts to USD 100 billion.


To save time and money, the Syrian government has announced new payment terms for wheat imports.


The United States has provided a new grant to an opposition-affiliated fund that operates in Syria’s north and south.