BBD to PGK
Currency conversion rates from BBD to PGK
|1 BBD||1 PGK|
|5 BBD||5 PGK|
|10 BBD||10 PGK|
|20 BBD||20 PGK|
|50 BBD||50 PGK|
|100 BBD||100 PGK|
|250 BBD||250 PGK|
|500 BBD||500 PGK|
|1000 BBD||1000 PGK|
|2000 BBD||2000 PGK|
|5000 BBD||5000 PGK|
|10000 BBD||10000 PGK|
|1 PGK||1 BBD|
|5 PGK||5 BBD|
|10 PGK||10 BBD|
|20 PGK||20 BBD|
|50 PGK||50 BBD|
|100 PGK||100 BBD|
|250 PGK||250 BBD|
|500 PGK||500 BBD|
|1000 PGK||1000 BBD|
|2000 PGK||2000 BBD|
|5000 PGK||5000 BBD|
|10000 PGK||10000 BBD|
BBD - Barbadian Dollar (BBD)
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$. The Barbados Dollar is divided into 100 cents. The exchange rate for the Barbados Dollar was last updated on May 24, 2019 from Yahoo Finance. The BBD conversion factor has 2 significant digits.
- The main industries in the economy are tourism and offshore investments.
- Other income is from sugar and light manufacturing.
- The Barbados economy is a service-driven economy, as well as an international business center.
- The average growth rate for the Barbados economy ranges from 3.5% to 5%.
- No substantial exports come from Barbados and the country relies largely on imports.
- Barbados focuses on developing the service sector, from financial services to educational and health services.
- Agriculture is mainly sugar cane farming. The main food crops are corn, sweet potatoes, eddos, yams, and cassava.
- Construction is a secondary industry and is mainly due to tourism and residential growth.
- Barbados formed part of the British Caribbean territories. The British Pound Sterling was adopted by Barbados in 1848.
- After the Pound was adopted, the previous silver pieces continued to circulate, especially in the private sector.
- The first dollar form of banknotes was issued in 1882.
- In 1949, the British West Indies dollar was introduced, and Barbados was officially tied in with the British Eastern Caribbean islands.
- In 1965, Barbados replaced the British West Indies Dollar with the Eastern Caribbean Dollar.
- In 1972, the present Dollar was introduced by the Central Bank of Barbados.
- Since 1975, the Barbados Dollar has been pegged to the United States Dollar at 2BDs$ = 1 USD.
PGK - Papua New Guinean Kina (PGK)
Papua New Guinean Kina
The Kina is the official currency of Papua New Guinea. It is divided in a hundred toea. The Kina was issued on 19 April 1975, replacing the Australian Dollar. The term Kina comes from the Tolai area of Kuanua and refers to a precious pearl shell widely used in the area for buying and selling.
The Papua New Guinea Kina is the currency in Papua New Guinea (PG, PNG). The symbol for PGK can be written K. The Papua New Guinea Kina is divided into 100 toeas. The exchange rate for the Papua New Guinea Kina was last updated on May 24, 2019 from Yahoo Finance. The PGK conversion factor has 5 significant digits.
- Over 75% of the nation's inhabitants are completely reliant on a subsistence economy.
- Vast amounts of mineral resources (oil, copper, and gold) can be found in Papua New Guinea, making up nearly 3/4 of exports. Coffee, cocoa, tea, and palm oil are also major exports.
- Papua New Guinea faces numerous challenges that prevent high economic growth, including its rugged terrain, high infrastucture development costs, law and order issues, and a poor system of land title.
- Papua New Guinea’s economy is highly dependent imports for manufactured materials.
- In 1975, a 1 Kina coin was introduced - spherical with a hole in the centre. This designation was gotten smaller since 2006 while its larger predecessor was removed from circulation in December, 2008.
- Large denomination bills were introduced starting in 1977 with the 20 kina note. In 1990, a 50 kina banknote was inroduced, and in 2005 they launched the 100 kina note.
- In 1980, 50 toea coins were introduced, though they were intended for commemorative means and were not consistent in design.
- In 2008, a new, bimetallic, 2 kina coin was introduced to replace the two kina note.