Middle East Economic Survey


No 42



Syria Needs Annual Growth Rate Of 5.5%, Says Dardari

Syria will need to grow at a minimum annual rate of 5.5% in real terms over the next five years in order to achieve its reform and development program, which aims to lower the poverty and unemployment rates, raise the competitiveness of the economy and ensure investments of not less than S4bn ($85mn) by the public and private sectors, according to the Syrian Deputy Prime...