Syria plans to increase 2012 spending to $27.1BSyria plans to increase 2012 spending to $27.1B
Syria's 2012 state budget sees spending increasing to 1,326 billion Syrian pounds ($27.1 billion) from 835 billion pounds in 2011, state news agency SANA said on Monday.
September 27, 2011 12:40 by Reuters
It said 951 billion points of the spending would go on “current expenditure”, while 375 billion pounds would be allocated to investment. (Reporting by Dominic Evans)