The entire country of Zimbabwe is worth approximately $217

The entire country of Zimbabwe is worth approximately $217

The entire country of Zimbabwe is worth approximately $217 Two hundred and seventeen US dollars – the equivalent of £138. That is all that remains in the public account of the Zimbabwean government, a bewildered finance minister has announced.

“Two hundred and seventeen US dollars – the equivalent of £138. That is all that remains in the public account of the Zimbabwean government, a bewildered finance minister has announced.
The paltry amount cast doubt over claims of a slow economic recovery and raised fresh questions about the fate of the country’s diamond revenues – officials say almost $685m worth were sold last year.
“”Last week when we paid civil servants there was $217 [left] in government coffers,”” Tendai Biti, the finance minster, told journalists in the capital, Harare, on Tuesday, noting that some of them have healthier bank balances than the state. “”The government finances are in a paralysis state at the present moment. We are failing to meet our targets.”””

The entire country of Zimbabwe is worth approximately $217 The entire country of Zimbabwe is worth approximately $217

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