Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. LIV

No 35

29-Aug-2011

MEES Agenda

EU Sanctions On Syrian Petroleum Sector More Painful Than Those Of The US

Syria is more likely to suffer from the mooted European Union (EU) sanctions against its petroleum sector, currently under consideration, than those imposed by President Barack Obama in his Executive Order of 18 August, which froze any assets of the government of Syria in the US and banned the importation into the US of petroleum products of...