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This 9300-word report presents a detailed account of international sanctions on Syria. It delves into the American and European sanctions programs, exemptions, and challenges in enforcing sanctions.
Our report on Syria's oil sector, covering pre-uprising conditions, production data, foreign company involvement, the impact of sanctions, Iranian oil imports.
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.
This report is the first part of a two-part publication that will provide an overview of Syria’s relations with former Soviet Republics. This first part will address Syria’s ties with the Baltic states (Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania) and Eastern Europe (Belarus, Ukraine, Moldova), while the second will focus on Syria's ties with the Caucasus (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia) and Central Asian countries (Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan). 
Bashar Al-Assad’s speech to the nation on July 17, marking the beginning of his second term as president, contained many references to Syria’s economic situation.