The price of the US dollar in Syria rose, at the beginning of trading today, Sunday, September 26, 2021, in the unofficial (black) money market.
The price of the dollar in Syria
The price of the dollar in this market amounted to 3465 pounds for purchase, and 3515 pounds for sale, while the price of the dollar in banks stabilized at 2512 pounds.
The dollar was equal to 47 Syrian pounds, before the protests against the rule of President Bashar al-Assad in March 2011 in turmoil that led to a war.
In its first report since 2014 on the death toll from the Syrian war, the United Nations Human Rights Office said at least 350,209 people have been killed in the conflict.
The number includes civilians and armed elements, and is based on a precise methodology that requires obtaining the full name of the deceased in addition to specifying the date and place of death.
The war, which began as an uprising against President Bashar al-Assad’s rule, has caused the world’s largest refugee crisis. Syria’s neighbors host 5.6 million Syrian refugees, while European countries host more than a million Syrian refugees.
More than 80% of Syrians live below the poverty line, according to the United Nations, while 12.4 million people suffer from food insecurity, according to the World Food Program.
The prices of the euro and sterling in Syria
The exchange rate of the European euro against the Syrian pound in the unofficial (black) parallel market recorded 4056 pounds for purchase and 4120 pounds for sale.
While the exchange rate of the pound sterling in the unofficial (black) parallel market reached 4734 pounds for purchase and 4812 pounds for sale.
The prices of the riyal, dirham and dinar in Syria
The price of the Saudi riyal in the parallel (black) market was 922 pounds for purchase and 938 pounds for sale.
The price of the Emirati dirham in the parallel market was 940 pounds for purchase and 957 pounds for sale.
The price of the Kuwaiti dinar in Syria reached 11506 pounds for purchase and 11,697 pounds for sale.