Syria Struggles To Keep Sea Trade Routes Active

News: Analysts have identified a decline in sea-borne trade with Syria, as shipping companies are discouraged by political instability. The trend is likely to fuel uncertainty in Syria, as the government faces mounting pressure to ensure basic commodities reach the country, Hellenic Shipping Lines reports. Syrian ports have continued to operate, and the country has relied largely on its ties with Russia and land trade opportunities, as three years of civil war deter shipping firms.

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Sector: Shipping
Geography: Syria, Russia

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