Receipt for Dinner in Zimbabwe

This receipt for dinner in Zimbabwe is from back in March, when inflation was only 355,000 percent. Now it's about 231 million percent:

A loaf of bread, which cost Z$500 at the beginning of August, now costs between Z$7,000 and Z$10,000, even when it can be found.

The root cause of the country's hyperinflation is the government's policy of printing ever more money to meet its own needs, which has the effect of destroying the Zimbabwe dollar's value in terms of hard currency...

These figures are even after the currency was revalued in August, when 10 zeros were knocked off.


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