Gambian Dalasi

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Gambian Dalasi

The currency of Gambia. It was adopted in 1971, replacing the Gambian pound. It is a floating currency.
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He said the lowest-ranked earners in grade one earned less than D1,000 dalasi per month the same year.
He said since the end of 2012, the Dalasi had depreciated 11 per cent against the US Dollar, 12 per cent against the Euro and 9 per cent against the British Pound Sterling.
The Gambia government changed its decision of implying restrictions on the exchange rate of foreign currencies against the local currency the dalasi.
He told a press conference organised by the Monetary Policy Committee of the Cen tral Bank that the expected increase in food prices coupled with the recent shar p depreciation of the dalasi, the Gambian currency, and high inflationary expecta t ions are excepted to exert further pressure on domestic prices.
As a guide pounds 1 is worth around 50 dalasi (Nov 2006).
The currencies to be replaced are: The Nigerian Naira, the Ghanaian Cedi, the Guinean Franc, the Sierra Leonean Leone and the Gambian Dalasi.
The Gambia government is to launch a new 20 Dalasi banknote before the year end.
The authorities asked for five million dalasi for bail but they can't afford it, it's pounds 165,000.
The currency is the dalasi and most of the country's income comes from agriculture - from the production of peanuts and palm kernels.
Established by the native of Basse living in the Diaspora and in The Gambia, a charitable organisation, the Friends of Basse, has made a donation of Dalasi 2, 850, 000 worth of
1 percent in September 2013 from just below 5 percent at end-2012, largely due to a weakening of the Gambian dalasi.