Wish to have a $100 billion? Now you can – in Zimbabwe notes. Gets you 4 delicious oranges.
Zimbabwe introduces $100 billion banknotes
HARARE, Zimbabwe (CNN) — Zimbabwe’s troubled central bank introduced new $100 billion banknotes Saturday in a desperate bid to ease the recurrent cash shortages plaguing the inflation-ravaged economy.
The new bills officially come into circulation Monday, although they were already on the foreign currency dealers market Saturday.
As high as they are, though, the new bills still aren’t enough to buy a loaf of bread. They can only buy four oranges.
The new note is equal to just one U.S. dollar. (Source: CNN)