Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. L

No 8

19-Feb-2007

syria

Dardari Sees Syrian Economic Reforms Lifting Foreign Investment

Economic reforms adopted by Syria over the last two years have sharply boosted foreign investment and improved the countrys fiscal position, according to Syrian Deputy Prime Minister for Economic Affairs 'Abd Allah al-Dardari. In an interview published in Al-Hayat on 11 February, Mr Dardari said that economic growth had now risen to 5% and foreign investment had jumped to...