The dollar has crossed, and stabilized above, the 400-pound mark in the Damascus foreign exchange market and sets to remain at these levels for the foreseeable future in spite of Government efforts to restrict imports and demand for foreign currencies.


Years after most of its counterparts, one of Europe’s largest commercial banks has just decided to stop all relations with Syria’s banking sector.


The Syrian Government is preparing a new tender for the import of soft milling wheat.

Currency Rates

US Dollar 335.63   0.00%
Euro 373.98   -0.10%
Monday 8 February 2016


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