AFN to USD

AFN - Afghan Afghani (؋)
USD - US Dollar ($)
1 AFN1 USD

Currency conversion rates from AFN to USD

AFNUSD
1 AFN1 USD
5 AFN5 USD
10 AFN10 USD
20 AFN20 USD
50 AFN50 USD
100 AFN100 USD
250 AFN250 USD
500 AFN500 USD
1000 AFN1000 USD
2000 AFN2000 USD
5000 AFN5000 USD
10000 AFN10000 USD
USDAFN
1 USD1 AFN
5 USD5 AFN
10 USD10 AFN
20 USD20 AFN
50 USD50 AFN
100 USD100 AFN
250 USD250 AFN
500 USD500 AFN
1000 USD1000 AFN
2000 USD2000 AFN
5000 USD5000 AFN
10000 USD10000 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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USD - US Dollar ($)

The dollar is the official currency of the United States of America. It is the most exchanged currency in the world, followed by the euro and the Japanese yen. USD is the currency code for the dollar, it’s symbolized by the $ sign, and it’s a fiat currency. The dollar’s conversion factor has 6 significant digits.

The United States Dollar is one of the most widely utilized currencies around the globe, both as an official currency and for international trade outside US borders. The Dollar is divided into 100 units called pennies or cents.

The United States Dollar is the currency in American Samoa (AS, ASM), British Virgin Islands (VG, VGB, BVI), El Salvador (SV, SLV), Guam (GU, GUM), Marshall Islands (MH, MHL), Micronesia (Federated States of Micronesia, FM, FSM), Northern Mariana Islands (MP, MNP), Palau (PW, PLW), Puerto Rico (PR, PRI), United States (United States of America, US, USA), Turks and Caicos Islands (TC, TCA), Virgin Islands (VI, VIR), Timor-Leste, Ecuador (EC, ECU), Johnston Island, Midway Islands, and Wake Island. The United States Dollar is also known as the American Dollar, and the US Dollar. The symbol for USD can be written $. The United States Dollar is divided into 100 cents. The exchange rate for the United States Dollar was last updated on Today from The International Monetary Fund. The USD conversion factor has 6 significant digits.

Economy

  • The United States of America has a mixed capitalist economy, which is fueled by abundant natural resources, a well-developed infrastructure, and high productivity.
  • According to the International Monetary Fund, the U.S. GDP of $15 trillion constitutes 23% of global GDP to exchange rates and market more than 20% of global GDP in purchasing power parity.
  • Although larger than any other nation, its GDP is 5% smaller than the GDP of the European Union in purchasing power parity in 2008.
  • The country ranks ninth in the world in nominal GDP per capita and sixth in GDP per capita in PPP. The United States Dollar is the main global reserve currency.

History

  • The first Dollar coin issued by the United States Mint was similar in size and composition to the Spanish Dollar. The Spanish Dollar remained legal until 1857.
  • The United States Dollar was defined by the Coinage Act of 1792.
  • The lion Dollar was popular in the Dutch New Netherlands Colony (New York), but also circulated throughout the English colonies during the 17th century and 18th centuries. Examples of this Dollar circulating in the colonies were usually used so that the design was not fully distinguishable, so it is sometimes referred to as “dog dollars”.
  • The early currency did not display faces of the presidents, as it does now. George Washington did not want his face to be on the currency.

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