Syria is a country in Western Asia that borders the Mediterranean Sea to the west, Turkey to the north, Iraq to the east and southeast, Jordan to the south, and Israel and Lebanon to the southwest. Arabic is the main language of most people and Kurdish is the second most common language. The total population of Syria is 17.5 million is predicted to increase by 2.49%. Syria’s economic forecasted growth for 2022 is 3.44%.
The government’s name is the Syrian Arab Republic. It represents Syria to be Arab, democratic, and republican.
Syria’s most imported products are from Turkish, Chinese, Egyptian, and Russian. Major imported items include industrial and agricultural machinery, motor vehicles and accessories, pharmaceuticals, foodstuffs, and textiles. Lebanon is a significant destination of Syria’s exports. Syria’s exports mostly include oil, phosphates, shredded cotton, cottonseed, barley, lentils, cotton and wool fabrics, dried fruits, vegetables, hides, and raw wool. Other major export destinations include Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Egypt, and Jordan. Foreign trade is regulated by the government.