Middle East Economic Survey


No 5



Syrian Official Warns Against Continued Dependence On Oil Revenue

Syrian economic growth will start to decline as of 2014 if the country continues to depend on oil production which has been falling in recent years, according to the Director of the Syrian Planning Authority, 'Abd Allah al-Dardari, who warned that the country would become a net importer of energy this year. The official said that continued oil dependence would mean a...