Zimbabwe Hyperinflation Leads to Agro-cheques

By: Going Like Sixty - Published: Jul 21, 2008   Updated: Aug 3 2011 • References:
Pardon me, can you spare a five billion for lunch? In Zimbabwe the government is issuing a note worth 100 billion . z$100,000,000,000 because inflation is humming along at over 2 million percent annually. Zimbabwe's woes have put 80% of the population in poverty.

In January, a 10 million note was issued followed by 50 million, which just last month hit tens of billions. The new notes are referred to a agro-cheques.

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