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Prices and Exchange Rates in Freetown
Updated 21 February 2011
   
Rice (cup) Le 600, 900, 1,000
Rice (half bag) Le 89,000, 95,000
Rice (bag) Le 148,000, 152,000
   
Palm Oil (pint) Le 1,500
Palm Oil (five gallons) Le 128,000
Groundnut Oil (2-1/2 gallons) Le 93,000
Groundnut Oil (five gallons)

Le 135,000

Groundnut Oil (one gallon) Le 46,000
Groundnut Oil (pint) Le 3,200
Sugar (full bag) Le 222,000
Sugar (small bag) Le 130,000
Sugar (cup) Le 1,500, 2,000, 3,000
Onions (big bag) Le
Onions (small bag) Le
   
Fuel (petrol, diesel, kerosene) Le 17,500
   
Local taxi or poda-poda Le 1,000
Ferry (Lungi-Freetown) Le 2,000; First Class Le 5,000
UTAir Helicopter (Lungi-Freetown) $70
Boat (Lungi-Freetown) $35-40
   
Cement (bag) Le 36,000
   
School fees - JSS Le 60,000 (Le 20,000 per term)
School fees - SSS Le 75,000 (Le 25,000 per term)
   
Exchange rate - US dollar +/- Le 4,350 / $1.00
Local Tax Le 5,000