New batch of bond notes out this week

The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe has released a statement announcing a second batch of $2 bond notes.

While the period before their release was highly emotive period and the token currency has been largely accepted by the general public.

It’s statement which announced the introduction of $7 million worth of the currency read:

In line with the strategy to release the Bond Notes on a measured or drip feed basis, the Bank would like to advise the public that it is releasing the second batch of $2 Bond Notes amounting to $7 million this week. This brings the total amount of Bond Notes disbursed to $17 million against a value of $70 million payable to exporters of goods and services under the Export Incentive Scheme

The bank also stated that the $5 notes would be out in due course.

It described the note as being high quality, having many security features. Then it added, the rubbing off of the ink and the variance in security thread is ‘normal’.