AFN to JPY

AFN - Afghan Afghani (؋)
JPY - Japanese Yen ()
1 AFN1 JPY

Currency conversion rates from AFN to JPY

AFNJPY
1 AFN1 JPY
5 AFN5 JPY
10 AFN10 JPY
20 AFN20 JPY
50 AFN50 JPY
100 AFN100 JPY
250 AFN250 JPY
500 AFN500 JPY
1000 AFN1000 JPY
2000 AFN2000 JPY
5000 AFN5000 JPY
10000 AFN10000 JPY
JPYAFN
1 JPY1 AFN
5 JPY5 AFN
10 JPY10 AFN
20 JPY20 AFN
50 JPY50 AFN
100 JPY100 AFN
250 JPY250 AFN
500 JPY500 AFN
1000 JPY1000 AFN
2000 JPY2000 AFN
5000 JPY5000 AFN
10000 JPY10000 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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JPY - Japanese Yen (¥)

The Japanese yen, one of the strongest currencies in the world, is the official currency of Japan. It is the third most traded currency and is also used as a reserve currency for the British pound sterling and the US dollar. It is a fiat currency.

The Japanese Yen is the official currency of Japan. It is the third most traded currency in the foreign exchange market after the United States Dollar and the Euro. The Japanese Yen is also widely used as a reserve currency after the US Dollar, Euro, and British Pound.

The Japanese Yen is the currency in Japan (JP, JPN, JAP). The Japanese Yen is divided into 100 sen. The exchange rate for the Japanese Yen was last updated on Today from The International Monetary Fund. The JPY conversion factor has 6 significant digits.

Economy

  • Japan has a strong industrial base and is home to some of the biggest and most technologically advanced producers of motor vehicles, electronics, machinery, steel and nonferrous metals, ships, chemicals, textiles, and processed foods.
  • Agricultural enterprises use 13 per cent of the land, and Japan accounts for nearly 15 percent of the global fish catch, second only to China.
  • As of 2010, Japan’s labor force consisted of about 65.9 million workers. Japan has a low unemployment rate of around 4%.
  • In 2007 almost one in six, or 20 million, Japanese people were living in poverty.
  • Housing in Japan is subject to the limited supply of available land in urban areas.

History

  • The Japanese Yen was officially adopted by the Meiji government on May 10, 1871. The new currency was gradually introduced from July of that year.
  • The Tokugawa Japanese Yen currency replaced a complex monetary system of the Edo period based on the mon.
  • The yen, basically a unit of the United States Dollar, originated like all Dollars from Spanish pieces of eight.

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