We're hiring! Join our team! Click for more info.

The Price Of US Dollar Exceeds 15,000 L.L.

TDS/Mohamad Azakir

After ticking over 13,000 L.L. for the first time in Lebanon’s history yesterday, the dollar jumped over 15,000 L.L. on the black market.

On Tuesday afternoon, black market traders were selling the dollar for 15,000 L.L. and buying it for 14,500 L.L.

The exchange rate has been rising at an unprecedented speed on a daily basis causing the already dire situation in the country to collapse at a quicker rate.

This week, several supermarkets announced that they will be shutting down because of the increasing prices.

Lebanese are developing an increasing sense of hopelessness in the face of the numb political class that is failing to harken to the desperate cries for help from protesters in the streets.


Our team works tirelessly to ensure Lebanese people have a reliable alternative to the politically-backed media outlets with their heavily-funded and dangerous propaganda machines. We've been detained, faced nonstop cyber attacks, censorship, attempted kidnapping, physical intimidation, and frivolous lawsuits draining our resources. Financial support from our readers keeps us fighting on your behalf. If you are financially able, please consider supporting The961's work. Support The961. Make a contribution now.

The Price Of US Dollar Exceeds 15,000 L.L.

Share this article with your friends!

Not now
Share via
Don\'t Miss Out!