AFN to BYR

AFN - Afghan Afghani (؋)
BYR - Belarusian Ruble (p.)
1 AFN1 BYR

Currency conversion rates from AFN to BYR

AFNBYR
1 AFN1 BYR
5 AFN5 BYR
10 AFN10 BYR
20 AFN20 BYR
50 AFN50 BYR
100 AFN100 BYR
250 AFN250 BYR
500 AFN500 BYR
1000 AFN1000 BYR
2000 AFN2000 BYR
5000 AFN5000 BYR
10000 AFN10000 BYR
BYRAFN
1 BYR1 AFN
5 BYR5 AFN
10 BYR10 AFN
20 BYR20 AFN
50 BYR50 AFN
100 BYR100 AFN
250 BYR250 AFN
500 BYR500 AFN
1000 BYR1000 AFN
2000 BYR2000 AFN
5000 BYR5000 AFN
10000 BYR10000 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.

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BYR - Belarusian Ruble (2000–2016) (p.)

Belarusian Ruble (2000–2016)

The official currency of Belarus is the Belarusian Ruble (BYR). The symbol used for the Belarusian Ruble is Br. Two ruble series editions were introduced. In 2008, the Belarusian Ruble was tied to the US Dollar rather than to the Russian Ruble, though it is not an official peg.

The Old Belarusian Ruble is the currency in Belarus (BY, BLR, Belorussia). The symbol for BYR can be written BR. The exchange rate for the Old Belarusian Ruble was last updated on May 24, 2019 from Yahoo Finance. The BYR conversion factor has 3 significant digits.

Economy

  • The Belarus economy shows a stable economic growth of 9%.
  • The main industries are radios, textiles, refrigerators, televisions, trucks, tractors, earthmovers, radios, metal cutting, motorcycles, and machine tools.
  • Agriculture accounts for 11% of the total GDP.
  • Peat is the main mineral resource; it is used for fertilizer and in the chemical industry.
  • The economy is still dependent on Russia.
  • Inflation is estimated at 10% and the unemployment rate is estimated at 8%.
  • 80% of the industry-based economy is controlled by the state.
  • The educational level in Belarus is high, and the country has a large agricultural base.
  • In 1991, companies started the privatization process; however, most of the privatization has been re-nationalized.
  • Belarus is changing from a state-run economy to a free-market system.
  • The country imports oil and gas from Russia.

History

  • The first Belarusian Ruble was introduced in 1992, because Belarus did not have a license to print Soviet Union banknotes.
  • In 2000, the second Belarusian Ruble was introduced to replace the first at a rate of 1,000 old Rubles = 1 new Ruble. Only banknotes and commemorative coins were issued.
  • Only banknotes were issued in 2000.
  • In 2009, the Central Bank of Belarus reduced the exchange rate by +/- 20%.
  • In 2011, the Central Bank of Belarus again reduced the exchange rate by +/- 56%.

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