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Syria's currency woes

Eight years of civil war have crushed the Syrian pound. Back in 2011, you paid 50 of them for one US dollar. Today, the official exchange rate brings you over 200. But money is scarce, pushing up prices on the black market. The crash against major currencies has made doing business in the war-torn country a huge challenge.

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