Zimbabwe March inflation jumps to 676.39% y/y – Zimstat

HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe’s inflation rate jumped to 676.39% year-on-year in March from 540.16% the previous month, statistical agency Zimstat said on Tuesday.

People queue to pay for goods at a supermarket ahead of a nationwide 21-day lockdown called by the government to limit the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Harare, Zimbabwe, March 28, 2020. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

 

On a month-on-month basis, inflation increased to 26.59% during the same period compared to 13.52% in Februay, said Zimstat.

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