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Prices increase in Jordan due to impact of Syrian refugees

1 February 2014 Last updated at 19:27 GMT

Millions of people have fled Syria since the conflict there began - many to neighbouring countries like Jordan.

The King of Jordan has appealed to the international communities for millions of dollars to help accommodate them.

So what impact is half a million refugees having on the Kingdom's economy? Leana Hosea reports.

Watch: Middle East Business Report

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