AFN to HUF

AFN - Afghan Afghani (؋)
HUF - Hungarian Forint (Ft)
1 AFN1 HUF

Currency conversion rates from AFN to HUF

AFNHUF
1 AFN1 HUF
5 AFN5 HUF
10 AFN10 HUF
20 AFN20 HUF
50 AFN50 HUF
100 AFN100 HUF
250 AFN250 HUF
500 AFN500 HUF
1000 AFN1000 HUF
2000 AFN2000 HUF
5000 AFN5000 HUF
10000 AFN10000 HUF
HUFAFN
1 HUF1 AFN
5 HUF5 AFN
10 HUF10 AFN
20 HUF20 AFN
50 HUF50 AFN
100 HUF100 AFN
250 HUF250 AFN
500 HUF500 AFN
1000 HUF1000 AFN
2000 HUF2000 AFN
5000 HUF5000 AFN
10000 HUF10000 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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HUF - Hungarian Forint (Ft)

The Hungarian forint is the official currency of Hungary, and has been in circulation since 1946. The code for the forint is HUF and the symbol is Ft. Its conversion factor has 6 significant digits, and it is a fiat currency.

The Forint is the official currency of Hungary, and is issued by the Hungarian National Bank. The modern Forint was introduced in 1946, after the second world war. The Forint was subdivided into 100 fillér, but fillér coins are no longer in circulation. The long-term goal of the Hungarian government is to replace the Forint with the Euro, although this transition has been delayed due to current economic issues.

The Hungarian Forint is the currency in Hungary (HU, HUN). The symbol for HUF can be written Ft. The exchange rate for the Hungarian Forint was last updated on January 18, 2019 from The International Monetary Fund. The HUF conversion factor has 6 significant digits.

Economy

  • Hungary has made a successful shift to a market economy after the first multi-party elections were held in 1990. Before the fall of the Communist regime in 1989, its economy was centrally planned.
  • Since 1990, foreign ownership and foreign investment have become commonplace, and Hungary receives about a third of the foreign investment flowing into the Central European area.
  • Production in Hungary has shifted from lower-value textiles and food products to higher-value sectors such as luxury vehicle production, renewable energy, tourism, and information technology. Over 60% of Hungary’s exports are related to machinery and equipment.
  • In recent years, Hungary has required financial assistance from world bodies such as the IMF and World Bank to service its large public debt. As one consequence, Hungary has delayed adopting the euro until 2020.

History

  • The name Forint has its origin in coins minted in Florence in 1252, called Fiorino d’oro.
  • Forint banknotes and fillér coins were introduced and circulated in August 1946, as a crucial step in the stabilization of the country after World War II.
  • Inflation (especially during the late 1980s) made fillér coins irrelevant, and they were removed from circulation in 1996. Coins continue to be minted in Forint denominations.
  • The Forint became fully convertible in 2001 after the high inflation of the 1990s when Hungary transitioned to a market economy.

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