A look at how inflated Zimbabwe’s currency is

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What’s $5 worth for you? In Zimbabwe, $5 gets you trillions of bills in the local currency. The Zimbabwe dollar is virtually worthless as the inflation rate skyrockets.

CCTV America’s Roee Ruttenberg brought in some Zimbabwean currency to give us an idea of just how much it takes to get some worth out of the African nation’s money.

A look at how inflated Zimbabwe's currency is

A look at how inflated Zimbabwe's currency is

What's 5 U.S. dollars worth for you? In Zimbabe, 5 dollars gets you trillions of bills in the local currency. The Zimbabwe dollar is virtually worthless as the inflation rate skyrockets.CCTV America's Roee Ruttenberg brought in some Zimbabwean currency to give us an idea of just how much it takes to get some worth out of the African nation's money.


Steve Hanke on how Zimbabwe’s economy ended up in such a mess
For more on how Zimbabwe’s economy ended up in such bad shape, and how switching to the dollar affect the country’s businesses, Steve Hanke, a Professor of Applied Economics at the Johns Hopkins University joined CCTV America.

Steve Hanke on how Zimbabwe's economy ended up in such a mess

Steve Hanke on how Zimbabwe's economy ended up in such a mess

For more on how Zimbabwe's economy ended up in such bad shape, and how switching to the dollar affect the country's businesses, Steve Hanke, a Professor of Applied Economics at the Johns Hopkins University joined CCTV America