Zimbabwe introduces Z$100bn note

  day2strike 11:39 20 Jul 2008
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  Quickbeam 11:54 20 Jul 2008

Makes more sense than a wheelbarrow full of notes to buy the bread...

But the 2,200,000%. rate of inflation is not a world record click here

  peter99co 12:21 20 Jul 2008

I thought the German Paper supplies had been suspended as part of the sanctions.

If true they will have a job printing enough to use.

  spuds 12:34 20 Jul 2008

When its cheaper to burn paper money than wood, then that is a sure sign there is something terribly wrong with the economy of a country.

  jakimo 12:35 20 Jul 2008

Zimbabwe's best friend China will no doubt supply Mugabwe with all the paper he needs

  interzone55 14:39 20 Jul 2008

Surely when we get into the realms of petadollars then it's time to revalue the currency.

In the early 90's a friend of mine was working in Moscow, and the hotel he was staying at was fiercely anti-American, so he had to pay his bill in roubles or by Visa, he only had an Amex card, so each week he had to take his suitcase to the bank to draw enough roubles to pay his bill. The rate of inflation was so high that by the end of his 6 month stay he had to use 2 suitcases...

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