BOB to GBP

BOB - Bolivian Boliviano (Bs)
GBP - British Pound (£)
1 BOB1 GBP

Currency conversion rates from BOB to GBP

BOBGBP
1 BOB1 GBP
5 BOB5 GBP
10 BOB10 GBP
20 BOB20 GBP
50 BOB50 GBP
100 BOB100 GBP
250 BOB250 GBP
500 BOB500 GBP
1000 BOB1000 GBP
2000 BOB2000 GBP
5000 BOB5000 GBP
10000 BOB10000 GBP
GBPBOB
1 GBP1 BOB
5 GBP5 BOB
10 GBP10 BOB
20 GBP20 BOB
50 GBP50 BOB
100 GBP100 BOB
250 GBP250 BOB
500 GBP500 BOB
1000 GBP1000 BOB
2000 GBP2000 BOB
5000 GBP5000 BOB
10000 GBP10000 BOB

BOB - Bolivian Boliviano (BOB)

Bolivian Boliviano

The official currency of Bolivia is the Bolivian Boliviano (BOB). The symbol used for the Boliviano is Bs. The Boliviano is subdivided in 100 centavos. The same name was used for the currency from 1864 to 1963. There were two Boliviano series additions before the new Boliviano was introduced.

The Bolivian Boliviano is the currency in Bolivia (BO, BOL). The symbol for BOB can be written Bs. The Bolivian Boliviano is divided into 100 centavos. The exchange rate for the Bolivian Boliviano was last updated on May 24, 2019 from Yahoo Finance. The BOB conversion factor has 3 significant digits.

Economy

  • The economy of Bolivia fluctuates and has had periods of diversification.
  • Bolivia’s agricultural sector needs to be modernized.
  • Due to the slow population growth, industries in Bolivia have been growing at a slow pace.
  • The mining industry in Bolivia accounts for a large part of the export products.
  • Bolivia relies on the service industry, which accounts for 52% of the total GDP.
  • Unemployment is estimated at 8.3%.
  • The natural gas reserve of Bolivia is the second largest in South America.
  • Export products are zinc, tin, cocaine, ore, soy products, natural gas, and soybeans.
  • Import products are aircraft, automobiles, plastics, insecticides, petroleum products, and soybeans.
  • There are no foreign investment restrictions in Bolivia.
  • In the last few years Bolivia’s economy has been improving steadily.

History

  • In 1864 the first Boliviano was launched. The currency before the Boliviano was the Scudo.
  • Originally the currency was subdivided into centecimos; these were changed to centavos in 1870.
  • Initially the boliviano was pegged to the French Franc at a rate of 5 French Francs = 1 Boliviano.
  • The Boliviano became part of the gold standard in 1908.
  • In 1940 Bolivia accepted multiple exchange rates with the US Dollar.
  • In 1963 the Boliviano was replaced with the Peso Boliviano.
  • In 1987 the new Boliviano replaced the Reso Boliviano.

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GBP - British Pound (£)

The British pound is the currency of the United Kingdom. It is the fourth most traded currency, behind the US dollar, the Japanese yen, and the euro. It is also the third most held reserve currency in the world. The pound is the oldest currency still in existence today.

The official currency of the United Kingdom is the British Pound (GBP), which is used in Great Britain, British Overseas Territories, the South Sandwich Islands, and the British Antarctic Territory, as well as Tristan de Cunha. The Pound is divided into 100 pence. Another name used for the Pound is Sterling. The symbol for the Pound is £.

Pound Sterling is the currency in Channel Islands (Aldernay, Guernsey, Jersey, Sark), Isle of Man, and United Kingdom (England, Great Britain, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales, UK, GB, GBR). Pound Sterling is also known as the British Pound, the United Kingdom Pound, UKP, STG, the English Pound, British Pound Sterling, BPS, and Sterlings. Pound Sterling is divided into 100 pence. The exchange rate for Pound Sterling was last updated on Today from The International Monetary Fund. The GBP conversion factor has 6 significant digits.

Economy

  • The United Kingdom is rated as the sixth-largest economy in the world.
  • The main industries range from aerospace to financial services.
  • Export products are beverages, tobacco, fuels, manufactured goods, chemicals, and food.
  • Import products are foodstuffs, fuels, machinery, and manufactured goods.
  • Unemployment is estimated at 7.6%.

History

  • It is difficult to estimate when the Pound originated; but sources indicate that the Pound was already in circulation during the Anglo-Saxon period. During the medieval period the Tealby penny was circulated and was the standard unit used until the 20th century.
  • In 1552, silver coinage was introduced made of sterling silver.
  • In 1663, gold coinage was introduced. The silver coinage remained and was used for importing goods; gold was used for exporting goods. This made Britain a gold standard country.
  • The first paper money was issued in 1694, after the Bank of England was established.
  • In 1861, the gold standard was adopted again.
  • In 1914, after the outbreak of World War I, the gold standard was abandoned and treasury notes became legal tender.
  • In 1940, the Pound was pegged to the US Dollar and later became part of the Bretton Woods system.
  • In 1971, the Pound was changed to a free-floating currency.
  • In 1976, the country had a Sterling crisis.
  • In 1988, the UK Treasury instituted a policy whereby movements of the British Pound "shadowed" those of the German Mark.
  • In 1990, the UK became part of the European Exchange rate mechanism, but withdrew in 1992.
  • The UK had the option to adopt the Euro in 1999, but declined.

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