[size=36]Syrians save $ 2 billion in 13 banks[/size]
The value of deposits Syrian clients have 13 private banks operating in Syria to about two billion dollars (more than a thousand billion Syrian pounds), without the figure includes bank deposits among them.
Al-Watan newspaper said that this figure included the financial statements of 13 banks out of 14, where the Bank of Jordan has not yet published its data.
The data showed that total customer deposits in 2018 rose by 24 percent compared to 2017.
The value of customer deposits in Islamic banks reached about 243.7 billion Syrian pounds at the end of 2018, an increase of 36.36 percent over 2017.
Bemo Saudi Fransi Bank Customers, followed by the International Bank for Trade and Finance, then the Bank of Syria and Overseas.
It is noteworthy that 14 private banks operating in Syria achieved profits of 9.7 billion pounds in the first nine months of last year, while Islamic banks benefited from 5.57 billion.