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    Apr 2008
    One Hamburger? That’ll be 15 Miilllion Zimbabwe Dollars!
    Posted in Cool, terror by Neo at 6:25 am | No Comments »

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    If you think your money doesn’t go as far as it used to, be thankful that you’re not in Zimbabwe. There, the country’s central bank has iszued a new 10 million Zimbabwe dollar note. The problem is, that’s not enough to buy even a hamburger!

    The new 10 million note is the equivalent of about £2 at the dominant black market exchange rate. A hamburger at an ordinary cafe costs about 15 million Zimbabwe dollars (£3).

    That hamburger has trebled in price this month amid shortages of bread, meat and most basic goods.

    Zimbabwe faves the world’s highest official inflation of an estimated 25,000 per cent. Independent finnacial institutions Argue real inflation is closer to 150,000 By cent.


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