The following chart provides an overview of Syria's livestock levels (cattle, poultry, goats, sheep) between 2005 and 2020.
This chart provides an overview of Damascus' performance within the Global Liveability Index published by the Economist Intelligence Unit.
This chart provides an overview of Syria's budget exceptional revenues between 2005 and 2022.
This chart provides an overview of the Syrian government spending relative to GDP between 2009 and 2020.
This chart provides an overview of Syria's power production between 2011 and 2021.
This chart provides an overview of Syria's production of pistachios between 2005 and 2021.
This chart provides an overview of Syria's fuel imports between 2005 and 2019.
This chart provides an overview of the pledges made at the sixth Brussels Conference on 'Supporting the Future of Syrian and the Region' held on May 10, 2022.
This chart provides an overview of Syria's budget between 2005 and 2022.
This chart examines the average monthly salaries of employees in Syria's state-owned industrial sector between 2005 and 2019 as per the official and black market exchange rates.
This week's chart is on Syria's phosphate export and production between 2000 and 2021.
This chart examines the total number of passengers and goods transported by railways between 2000 and 2019, as well as how Syria's railway sector has been impacted by the decade-long conflict.
This chat provides an overview of Syria's cigarette imports and tobacco production between 2005 and 2020.
In 2021, trade between Syria and Ukraine reached USD 24.2 million, a 68 percent increase compared with 2020 (USD 14.4 million). Syria’s exports stood at USD 20.75 million, while its imports stood at USD 3.43 million, making Ukraine one of Syria’s most profitable trade partners.
In 2021, trade between Syria and Lebanon reached USD 218 million, a four percent increase compared with 2020 (USD 209 million). Syria’s exports stood at USD 127 million, while its imports stood at USD 91 million, marking the first time since 2012 that the country has a positive trade balance with Lebanon.
In 2021, Syria’s oil production in government-held areas stood at 16,000 barrels of crude oil per day (bopd), according to statements made by Syrian officials. This represents a 78 percent increase compared with 2020, when production was estimated at 9,000 bopd. Between 2014 and 2019, production remained stable, averaging 26,333 bopd.
This chart provides an overview of Syria’s GDP from 2000 to 2021. In the years that preceded the conflict, the economy witnessed significant growth rates. However, in 2012 and 2013, the country's GDP fell by 26.3 percent per year, according to the World Bank, and had only grown by 2.85 percent in 2011 – its lowest figure since 2001.
In 2021, bilateral trade between Syria and the United States totalled USD 10.58 million. Syria enjoyed a positive trade balance of USD 8.2 million, exporting USD 9.39 million worth of goods to the U.S. and importing USD 1.19 million, according to the US Department of Treasury.
In 2020, Syria’s production of olive and olive oil totaled 781,204 tonnes and 120,000 tonnes, respectively, according to the FAO, while its olive oil exports reached 63,512 tonnes. Though olive and olive oil production was slightly higher prior to the start of the 2011 conflict, standing at 960,403 tonnes and 194,995 tonnes, olive oil exports reached only 17,968 tonnes.
In 2020, the United Nations (UN) and its organisations awarded Syrian companies contracts worth a total value of USD 207 million, the highest figure since 2014. Since 2011, Syrian companies have received a total of USD 1.4 billion in procurement contracts with the UN.