BBD to AWG

BBD - Barbadian Dollar ($)
AWG - Aruban Florin (Afl.)
1 BBD1 AWG

Currency conversion rates from BBD to AWG

BBDAWG
1 BBD1 AWG
5 BBD5 AWG
10 BBD10 AWG
20 BBD20 AWG
50 BBD50 AWG
100 BBD100 AWG
250 BBD250 AWG
500 BBD500 AWG
1000 BBD1000 AWG
2000 BBD2000 AWG
5000 BBD5000 AWG
10000 BBD10000 AWG
AWGBBD
1 AWG1 BBD
5 AWG5 BBD
10 AWG10 BBD
20 AWG20 BBD
50 AWG50 BBD
100 AWG100 BBD
250 AWG250 BBD
500 AWG500 BBD
1000 AWG1000 BBD
2000 AWG2000 BBD
5000 AWG5000 BBD
10000 AWG10000 BBD

AWG - Aruban Florin (AWG)

Aruban Florin

The Aruban Florin is pegged to the US Dollar at 1.79 Florin = 1 USD. The Central Bank of Aruba issues the currerncy. Aruba is a 33-km long island in the southern Caribbean Sea, 27 km north of the coast of Venezuela and approximately 130 km east of the peninsula of Guajira in Colombia. Together with Bonaire and Curacao, it is part of a group known as the ABC islands of the Leeward Antilles, the southern island chain of the Lesser Antilles.

The Aruban Florin is the currency in Aruba (AW, ABW). The Aruban Florin is also known as the Aruba Guilder, and the Aruban Gulden. The symbol for AWG can be written Afl. The Aruban Florin is divided into 100 cents. The exchange rate for the Aruban Florin was last updated on May 24, 2019 from Yahoo Finance. The AWG conversion factor has 3 significant digits.

Economy

  • Aruba enjoys one of the highest living standards in the Caribbean region and has a low unemployment rate.
  • Tourism and related activities account for about 75% of Aruba’s GNP. Most tourists are from Venezuela or the United States.
  • Before the “Status Aparte”, when Aruba became a separate, completely autonomous country/state in the kingdom of the Netherlands, oil processing was the dominant industry in spite of the expanding tourism sector.
  • Today the influence of the oil processing business is minimal. The agricultural and manufacturing sectors are also minimal.

History

  • In 1986, the Aruban Florin replaced the Netherlands Antillean Guilder, inheriting its peg to the United States Dollar. Coins were introduced in denominations of 5, 10, 25 and 50 cents, as well as 1 and 2½ guilders. Later, the 5-florin note was replaced by a square coin and the 2½ guilder coin was discontinued.
  • In 2005 the 5-florin note was replaced by a gold coin. All coins are struck in nickel-steel except the 5-guilder, which is a combination of copper and other metals. The 50-cent coin is the only square coin and is also known as the Yotin.

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BBD - Barbadian Dollar (BBD)

Barbadian Dollar

The Barbados Dollar (BBD) has been the currency of Barbados since 1935. The symbol used for the dollar is the same as the US Dollar ($). However, BDs$ is used to distinguish the BBD from other dollar currencies. The Barbados Dollar is subdivided into 100 cents.

The Barbados Dollar is the currency in Barbados (BB, BRB). The Barbados Dollar is also known as BDS. The symbol for BBD can be written Bds$. The Barbados Dollar is divided into 100 cents. The exchange rate for the Barbados Dollar was last updated on May 24, 2019 from Yahoo Finance. The BBD conversion factor has 2 significant digits.

Economy

  • The main industries in the economy are tourism and offshore investments.
  • Other income is from sugar and light manufacturing.
  • The Barbados economy is a service-driven economy, as well as an international business center.
  • The average growth rate for the Barbados economy ranges from 3.5% to 5%.
  • No substantial exports come from Barbados and the country relies largely on imports.
  • Barbados focuses on developing the service sector, from financial services to educational and health services.
  • Agriculture is mainly sugar cane farming. The main food crops are corn, sweet potatoes, eddos, yams, and cassava.
  • Construction is a secondary industry and is mainly due to tourism and residential growth.

History

  • Barbados formed part of the British Caribbean territories. The British Pound Sterling was adopted by Barbados in 1848.
  • After the Pound was adopted, the previous silver pieces continued to circulate, especially in the private sector.
  • The first dollar form of banknotes was issued in 1882.
  • In 1949, the British West Indies dollar was introduced, and Barbados was officially tied in with the British Eastern Caribbean islands.
  • In 1965, Barbados replaced the British West Indies Dollar with the Eastern Caribbean Dollar.
  • In 1972, the present Dollar was introduced by the Central Bank of Barbados.
  • Since 1975, the Barbados Dollar has been pegged to the United States Dollar at 2BDs$ = 1 USD.

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