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Prices and Exchange Rates in Freetown
Updated 17 May 2012
   
Rice (cup) Le 1,200, 1,500
Rice (half bag) Le 75,000, 85,000, 95,000
Rice (bag) Le 180,000, 190,000, 200,000
   
Palm Oil (pint) Le 2,000
Palm Oil (five gallons) Le 95,000
Groundnut Oil (2-1/2 gallons) Le 85,000
Groundnut Oil (five gallons)

Le 160,000

Groundnut Oil (one gallon) Le 55,000
Groundnut Oil (pint) Le 1,500
Sugar (full bag) Le 150,000
Sugar (small bag) Le 130,000
Sugar (cup) Le 1,000, 1,500, 2,000
Onions (big bag) Le 65,000
Onions (small bag) Le 30,000
   
Fuel (petrol, diesel, kerosene), by litre Le 5,000
   
Local taxi or poda-poda Le 1,300
Ferry (Lungi-Freetown) Le 2,000; First Class Le 5,000
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