Wednesday, 23 July 2008

Zimbabwe Billionaires

Zimbabwe is perhaps the only country where being a billionaire doesn’t mean hot chicks, cool wheels and a big house. The $100 billion banknote recently introduced in Zimbabwe is equal to just one U.S. dollar. The economical crisis started in 1980, when the country gained its independence, the inflation rate now being at 2.2 million percent. At the beginning of the year, the government started issuing of $1 million, $5 million, and $10 million and even larger, topping it all off with $500 million dollars. Here’s how a lot of money and little value looks like!