On the impact of an unspeakable economic crisis, the price of gold in the Syrian market broke the barrier of 340,000 pounds for the first time in the country’s history.
It exceeded this level during its continuous upward march, to record daily unprecedented records.
The price of a 21-carat gram rose by 3 thousand pounds from yesterday, to record today 340 thousand pounds per gram.
A gram of 18-karat gold also recorded 291,000 Syrian pounds.
In turn, the Craftsmanship Association indicated that this rise in the local market is in line with the rise in the price of an ounce globally.
Marriage is impossible
As soon as this news spread, sarcastic comments invaded social media, as Syrians saw that the idea of marriage had become impossible in the midst of this inflation.
The salary of a state employee in Syria does not exceed $80, while gold prices have soared, according to comments.
In addition, aid for expatriates abroad is no longer sufficient to cover all the burdens and expenses of life in a country killed by crises.
It is noteworthy that since the start of the Russian military operation in Ukraine, gold prices have been affected globally.
Its prices also witnessed fluctuations in the Syrian local market, and sometimes recorded higher prices than international prices.
As for Syria, it has been suffering from a very severe economic crisis for many years, due to the fierce war it has gone through.
It also includes many crises, including fuel, energy, and bread, in addition to the collapse of the lira, which has no longer had catastrophic effects on all aspects of life in it, and made it a hard-won life.