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Syria's economy goes underground as black market thrives

With his truck fully laden with vegetable oil, driver Mustafa Demir makes his regular trip to the Syrian border from  Turkey  to sell to rebels desperate for provisions as war closes off normal trade channels. "There is so much demand from the Syrian side. There is demand for...

Syria again seeking rice after failed tender

Syria  is seeking 135,000 metric tons (148,812 tons) of white short grain rice, its General Foreign Trade Organisation (GFTO) said on Monday, after failing to buy in a tender that closed on August 25, Reuters reported. Syria's civil war, now in its third year, has killed more than...