Children in Syria have to skip school to wait for the long bread lines

According to Reports Syria has imported an annual average of more than 1.1 million tons of wheat, which monitors of the country’s economy for the past 3years. An official at the Syrian Grain Establishment said this month that Russian companies have withdrawn from six contracts with Syria, cutting total wheat imports nearly in half.

At the same time, the escalating economic crisis the results of non stop war, mismanagement, U.S. sanctions and the spillover effect of a financial catastrophe in neighboring Lebanon, has flatten the value of the Syrian pound, making it hinder to import wheat. The crisis has also discontinue the production and marketing of the crop.



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Joie Cooper

May your coffee be strong and your Monday be short. Coffee connoisseur. Part time writer, writes about politics in middle east and anything interesting