Zaire

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Zaire

The currency of Zaire between 1967 and 1997. The first zaire, used until 1993, suffered from hyperinflation. The second zaire was replaced by the Congolese franc in 1997 when Zaire became the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
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1971 The Republic of the Congo changed its name to the Republic of Zaire. 1986 It was Big Bang day on the Stock Exchange, the day the money market was deregulated.
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