AFN to ETB

AFN - Afghan Afghani (؋)
ETB - Ethiopian Birr (ብር)
1 AFN1 ETB

Currency conversion rates from AFN to ETB

AFNETB
1 AFN1 ETB
5 AFN5 ETB
10 AFN10 ETB
20 AFN20 ETB
50 AFN50 ETB
100 AFN100 ETB
250 AFN250 ETB
500 AFN500 ETB
1000 AFN1000 ETB
2000 AFN2000 ETB
5000 AFN5000 ETB
10000 AFN10000 ETB
ETBAFN
1 ETB1 AFN
5 ETB5 AFN
10 ETB10 AFN
20 ETB20 AFN
50 ETB50 AFN
100 ETB100 AFN
250 ETB250 AFN
500 ETB500 AFN
1000 ETB1000 AFN
2000 ETB2000 AFN
5000 ETB5000 AFN
10000 ETB10000 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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ETB - Ethiopian Birr (Br)

Ethiopian Birr

The official currency of Ethiopia is the Ethiopian Birr (ETB). The Ethiopian Birr is subdivided into santim; 100 santim = 1 ETB. Br is the symbol used for the Birr. The Nigerian Naira is rated the most-used currency in Africa, the Birr is rated second.

The Ethiopian Birr is the currency in Ethiopia (ET, ETH). The Ethiopian Birr is also known as Birrs. The symbol for ETB can be written Br. The Ethiopian Birr is divided into 100 cents. The exchange rate for the Ethiopian Birr was last updated on May 24, 2019 from Yahoo Finance. The ETB conversion factor has 3 significant digits.

Economy

  • Ethiopia’s economy is mainly based on the agricultural industry, which forms 80% of the yearly GDP.
  • There are no private businesses and no patent laws apply in Ethiopia.
  • Unemployment rate among youth is estimated at 70%.
  • The main industries are metals, cement, textiles, food processing, and cement.
  • Export products are leather, oilseeds, coffee, flowers, gold, qat, and live animals.
  • Import products are motor vehicles, textiles, cereals, petroleum, food, and chemicals.

History

  • During the 18th and 19th centuries the currency for Ethopia was the Maria Theresa Taler, also known as the Birr, which means silver. The Taler became the official coin in 1855, but the Indian Rupee and the Mexican Dollar were used for foreign trading.
  • In 1893, the Birr was introduced as the standard unit. It was subdivided into 20 girsch.
  • A new range of Ethiopian coins appeared in 1903.
  • The Bank of Ethiopia was formed in 1931. At that time the Birr became equal to the mentonnyas. 1 Birr = 100 metonnyas.
  • During the mid 1930s the currencies circulated were the Birr and the Talari.
  • From 1936 to 1941 Italy occupied Ethopia and the Italian Lira was used.
  • In 1945, the second Birr was introduced; 2 schillings = 1 birr.
  • In 1976, the Birr was made the official currency.

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