Syria and its economy

Syria and its economy

The country's economy is based on oil, services, industry and agriculture. The economy shrank down to 33% during the late 1980's. Agriculture and oil used to be the main pillars of the country's economy. The economy of the country has been hit by massive economic sanctions trade with Canada, Australia, as well as the European countries and many more. The Syrian civil war was estimated at 143 billion dollars, and it is was according to the United Nations.