Currency Changes in Zimbabwe


On 20 Feb 2019, in Zimbabwe, we had the announcement of this year’s monetary policy. We have been using Bond Notes and Electronic transfers to make payments and these were deemed in the past to trade at 1:1 with the US$.
After the 20th of February announcement we now have what is called the RTGS dollar (made up of Bond Notes; Bond Coins; Electronic Transfers) which will float-trade against other currencies. Currently the RTGS dollar is trading at 3.5 - 4 against the US$.
Is it possible to include this RTGS dollar in the currency schedule of Manager since in Zimbabwe this RTGS dollar will be used to trade with all worldwide currencies at prevailing rates determined by the willing buyer, willing seller basis. Thank you.


Your solution for the time being is to create 2 bank accounts / cash accounts. One with USD$ and the other with either CAD$ / A$ so that you will be able to keep track of your transactions


@lubos I was about to make a similar posting.
As a result of Zimbabwe effectively having a new currency from Monday 25 Feb 2019 it will be necessary to clearly state on invoices etc. whether the bill is in USD$ or the new RTGS$. Currently, whilst my base currency is set to USD it only shows on printed documents as$ . We need to identify clearly whether it is USD$ that we are billing or RTGS$.


The latest version (19.2.17) is adding RTGS$.


Thank you.


Printed documents must show RTGS$ in front of the amount not just $.
Maybe that’s an option somewhere but cant see it.