AFN to AMD

AFN - Afghan Afghani (؋)
AMD - Armenian Dram (֏)
1 AFN1 AMD

Currency conversion rates from AFN to AMD

AFNAMD
1 AFN1 AMD
5 AFN5 AMD
10 AFN10 AMD
20 AFN20 AMD
50 AFN50 AMD
100 AFN100 AMD
250 AFN250 AMD
500 AFN500 AMD
1000 AFN1000 AMD
2000 AFN2000 AMD
5000 AFN5000 AMD
10000 AFN10000 AMD
AMDAFN
1 AMD1 AFN
5 AMD5 AFN
10 AMD10 AFN
20 AMD20 AFN
50 AMD50 AFN
100 AMD100 AFN
250 AMD250 AFN
500 AMD500 AFN
1000 AMD1000 AFN
2000 AMD2000 AFN
5000 AMD5000 AFN
10000 AMD10000 AFN

AFN - Afghan Afghani (؋)

Afghan Afghani

The Afghan Afghani (AFN) was introduced in 2003 as the new currency for Afghanistan. Two distinct rates were established: the government issue of 1000 and the northern alliance of 2000. Prior to 2003 the currency was the Afghanistan Afghani (AFA). There is no stock market. Money lending as well as foreign exchange is done through money bazaars.

The Afghan Afghani is the currency in Afghanistan (AF, AFG). The symbol for AFN can be written Af. The Afghan Afghani is divided into 100 puls. The exchange rate for the Afghan Afghani was last updated on May 24, 2019 from Yahoo Finance. The AFN conversion factor has 3 significant digits.

Economy

  • Afghanistan relies on foreign aid, trade, and farming from bordering countries.
  • The country and international concerns are focusing on improving infrastructure by creating jobs, promoting development of housing, and investing in education.
  • International groups contributed over $2 billion to help Afghanistan’s dying economy.
  • Afghanistan's agricultural products include wheat, wool, nuts, mutton, opium, lamb skin, and sheep skin.
  • Afghanistan exports mainly nuts, fruit, carpets, and cotton.
  • Imports include textiles, petroleum products, and capital goods.

History

  • The first Afghani (AFA) was introduced in 1925. Before this time period the Afghan Rupee was the official currency.
  • From the year 1925 to the year 1928 Afghani treasury notes were introduced.
  • In 1975, all Afghanistan banks were nationalized.
  • In 1981, the Afghani was pegged to the United States Dollar at 1 USD = 50 Afghanis.
  • Afghanistan was taken over by Taliban rulers in 1996. The Taliban central bank declared the Afghanistan Afghani worthless and the bank cancelled the contract they had with Russia for printing their money. The country's currency was devalued against the US dollar to a rate of 1 USD = 43 Afghani.
  • In 2002, the new Afghan Afghani currency (AFN) was introduced. In October, 2003 Afghanistan started using AFN as the official currency in local trade.
  • In 2005, Afghani coins replaced the 1, 2, and 5 Afghani banknotes.
  • Since 2005 the Afghanistan economy has grown at a steady pace.

More information about AFN - Afghan Afghani (؋)


AMD - Armenian Dram (֏)

Armenian Dram

The Armenian Dram (AMD) is the currency unit for Armenia. The Central Bank of Armenia owns the exclusive rights to issue the Dram. The symbol for the Dram has not yet become part of the Unicode standard.

The Armenian Dram is the currency in Armenia (AM, ARM). The Armenian Dram is divided into 100 luma. The exchange rate for the Armenian Dram was last updated on May 24, 2019 from Yahoo Finance. The AMD conversion factor has 5 significant digits.

Economy

  • Before Armenia became independent, their economy was mainly industry-based: machinery, electronics, textiles, synthetic rubber, and processed food. Only 20% of the economy was agricultural products.
  • The country developed its industries after 1991 and is now producing knitwear, shoes, silk, trucks, instruments, jewelry, software, brandy, metal-cutting machines, and is processing diamonds.
  • Armenian mines form a large part of the economy: copper, zinc, lead, and gold.
  • Armenia exports energy.
  • Armenia’s economy does not have a strong history, due to the previous control by the Soviet Union.
  • The country’s economy suffered a major draw back after the earthquake in 1998.
  • Unemployment is a huge problem in Armenia.

History

  • Originally silver coins called drams were used from 1199 to 1375.
  • In 1991 Armenia became an independent republic, no longer part of the Soviet Union.
  • In early 1993 the Central Bank of Armenia was opened, but Soviet Union banknotes still circulated until the end of 1993.
  • The new Armenian Dram was also introduced at the end of 1993.
  • Coins replaced the 50, 100, and 500 dram banknotes in 1998.
  • After 2005 banknotes issued from 1993 to 1995 were taken out of circulation.
  • A 500,000-dram banknote was issued in 2001 to commemorate Christianity in the country.

More information about AMD - Armenian Dram (֏)