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Sector structure of estimated total GDP loss 2011-2015

The main sectors contributing to accumulating GDP loss: internal trade, which lost SYP 967 billion and accounted for 23.2 per cent of the total GDP loss; the government services sector lost SYP 660 billion and accounted for 15.9 per cent of total GDP loss; the mining sector lost SYP 630 billion, making up 15.2 per cent of ...

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Roots of the Crisis (economic growth_3)

A decrease of the investment and particularly public investment contribution to economic growth, and the relatively high contribution of the private consumption affected by the consumption of Iraqi families since HIES showed a decrease in Syrian households spending between 2004 and 2009.  

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Roots of the Crisis

The structural economic, social, and institutional distortions led for Syria to relative decrease in GDP per capita and Human Development Index comparing to a number of Arab countries in addition to Turkey and Malaysia. This has reflected in a frustration among Syrians and particularly among youth.  

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