Syria-Turkey ties lead to profits

Countries look to double $2bn annual trade volume amid warming relations.

    Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey's prime minister, is expected to sign a landmark trade deal with Syria in Damascus Wednesday.

    Five years after the two countries signed a free trade agreement, trade volume has reached nearly $2bn a year. Officials are now aiming to double that figure.

    Rula Amin reports on the growing presence of Turkish business in Syria.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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