South Sudan central bank orders pricing in pounds

Governor orders end to use of pricing in foreign currencies in private and public sectors


The governor of South Sudan’s central bank has ordered all prices in the country be given in South Sudanese pounds.

In a circular dated January 17, Johnny Ohisa Damian condemned the “unacceptable”, but widespread, use of foreign currencies.

The Bank of South Sudan’s notice complained “some government and financial institutions, non-governmental organisations, civil society organisations, hotels industry, travel agencies, commercial outlets, restaurants, service entertainment industries and

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