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Fils

A division of the currency in several Arabic speaking countries. Many currencies, such as the Emirati dirham and the Bahraini dinar, are divided into 100 or 1,000 fils.
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However, large corporations and factories will pay 19 fils this year, 22 fils next year, 25 fils in 2018 and 29 fils in 2019 for usages of 5,000 to 250,000 units, and 21 fils, 23 fils, 26 fils and 29 fils respectively for between 250,001 units and 500,000 units.
Those with 500,001 units and above will have to pay 29 fils per unit.
Fishermen have been buying diesel at a subsidised price of 70 fils per litre since 2008.
In 2008, Noga increased the price of diesel to 100 fils per litre, from 70 fils.
Not a single bank Gulf News visited could provide coins smaller than 25 fils.
When asked why, the cashier said: "We don't have the 5 fils and 10 fils at the moment.
At Carrefour, Gulf News bought a bar of chocolate for 90 fils and paid Dh1.
There are no 5 fils or 10 fils coins any more," the teller said.
The 5 fils and 10 fils coins are not available," she told Gulf News.
Around the corner, at Bank Meli Iran, a cashier said he could break the Dh10 note into 25 fils, 50 fils and Dh1 coins.
Residents say that since almost every business in the country charges customers to the actual fils despite the fact that 5 fils and 10 fils are not in wide circulation, it amounts to hidden costs to the shopper.
Most shoppers are more likely to say at cash counters EoAC" "keep the change", rather than making every fils count.