AED to USD

AED - United Arab Emirates Dirham (د.إ.‏)
USD - US Dollar ($)
1 AED1 USD

Currency conversion rates from AED to USD

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1 AED1 USD
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1 USD1 AED
5 USD5 AED
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20 USD20 AED
50 USD50 AED
100 USD100 AED
250 USD250 AED
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AED - United Arab Emirates Dirham (د.إ)

The United Arab Emirates dirham is the currency of the United Arab Emirates. The dirham is abbreviated by the currency code AED, and its symbol is د.إ. Unofficial abbreviations include ‘Dhs’ and ‘DH’. The most popular AED exchange is with Indian rupees (INR to AED). The dirham is a fiat currency, and its conversion factor has 6 significant digits.

The Dirham (AED) is the currency of the United Arab Emirates. 1 Dirham = 100 fils. Exchange can be done at a bank, but is less costly at an exchange office. The United Arab Emirates Dirham was pegged to the IMF’s drawing rights in 1978. In 1997 the Dirham was pegged to the US Dollar at 1 USD = 3.6725 dirham.

The United Arab Emirates Dirham is the currency in United Arab Emirates (AE, ARE, UAE). The symbol for AED can be written Dh, and Dhs. The United Arab Emirates Dirham is divided into 100 fils. The exchange rate for the United Arab Emirates Dirham was last updated on Today from The International Monetary Fund. The AED conversion factor has 6 significant digits.

Economy

  • The United Arab Emirates is ranked second in the Corporation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf (CCASG).
  • Natural gas and petroleum exports play an important role in the economy.
  • The service sector is also an important source of income.
  • Construction forms a huge part of the economy; there is currently an average of $350 billion in construction projects.
  • The United Arab Emirates is part of the World Trade Organization.
  • Imports are machinery, manufactured goods, and transport equipment.
  • In 2009, 85% of exports were natural resources.
  • The United Arab Emirates has the fastest-growing economy in the world.

History

  • The original currency in the United Arab Emirates was the Bahraini Dinar.
  • Before 1966 the United Arab Emirates used the Gulf Rupee.
  • The United Arab Emirates dirham started circulating in December 1971. The dirham replaced the Dubai Riyal as well as the Qatar Riyal at par.
  • From 1973 to 1982 the United Arab Emirates issued the Dirham.
  • In 1976 the United Arab Emirates minted commemorative coins.
  • In the late 1980s a fixed rate was established between the Dirham and the USD.
  • 200-dirham denominations were produced only in 1989 and are scarce; however, the 200-dirham was re-introduced in May 2008 in a different color from the original.
  • In 1997 the Dirham was pegged to the US Dollar.

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USD - US Dollar ($)

The dollar is the official currency of the United States of America. It is the most exchanged currency in the world, followed by the euro and the Japanese yen. USD is the currency code for the dollar, it’s symbolized by the $ sign, and it’s a fiat currency. The dollar’s conversion factor has 6 significant digits.

The United States Dollar is one of the most widely utilized currencies around the globe, both as an official currency and for international trade outside US borders. The Dollar is divided into 100 units called pennies or cents.

The United States Dollar is the currency in American Samoa (AS, ASM), British Virgin Islands (VG, VGB, BVI), El Salvador (SV, SLV), Guam (GU, GUM), Marshall Islands (MH, MHL), Micronesia (Federated States of Micronesia, FM, FSM), Northern Mariana Islands (MP, MNP), Palau (PW, PLW), Puerto Rico (PR, PRI), United States (United States of America, US, USA), Turks and Caicos Islands (TC, TCA), Virgin Islands (VI, VIR), Timor-Leste, Ecuador (EC, ECU), Johnston Island, Midway Islands, and Wake Island. The United States Dollar is also known as the American Dollar, and the US Dollar. The symbol for USD can be written $. The United States Dollar is divided into 100 cents. The exchange rate for the United States Dollar was last updated on Today from The International Monetary Fund. The USD conversion factor has 6 significant digits.

Economy

  • The United States of America has a mixed capitalist economy, which is fueled by abundant natural resources, a well-developed infrastructure, and high productivity.
  • According to the International Monetary Fund, the U.S. GDP of $15 trillion constitutes 23% of global GDP to exchange rates and market more than 20% of global GDP in purchasing power parity.
  • Although larger than any other nation, its GDP is 5% smaller than the GDP of the European Union in purchasing power parity in 2008.
  • The country ranks ninth in the world in nominal GDP per capita and sixth in GDP per capita in PPP. The United States Dollar is the main global reserve currency.

History

  • The first Dollar coin issued by the United States Mint was similar in size and composition to the Spanish Dollar. The Spanish Dollar remained legal until 1857.
  • The United States Dollar was defined by the Coinage Act of 1792.
  • The lion Dollar was popular in the Dutch New Netherlands Colony (New York), but also circulated throughout the English colonies during the 17th century and 18th centuries. Examples of this Dollar circulating in the colonies were usually used so that the design was not fully distinguishable, so it is sometimes referred to as “dog dollars”.
  • The early currency did not display faces of the presidents, as it does now. George Washington did not want his face to be on the currency.

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