BSD to JMD

BSD - Bahamian Dollar ($)
JMD - Jamaican Dollar ($)
1 BSD1 JMD

Currency conversion rates from BSD to JMD

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1 BSD1 JMD
5 BSD5 JMD
10 BSD10 JMD
20 BSD20 JMD
50 BSD50 JMD
100 BSD100 JMD
250 BSD250 JMD
500 BSD500 JMD
1000 BSD1000 JMD
2000 BSD2000 JMD
5000 BSD5000 JMD
10000 BSD10000 JMD
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1 JMD1 BSD
5 JMD5 BSD
10 JMD10 BSD
20 JMD20 BSD
50 JMD50 BSD
100 JMD100 BSD
250 JMD250 BSD
500 JMD500 BSD
1000 JMD1000 BSD
2000 JMD2000 BSD
5000 JMD5000 BSD
10000 JMD10000 BSD

BSD - Bahamian Dollar (BSD)

Bahamian Dollar

The official currency for the Bahamas is the Bahamian Dollar. The $ symbol is used for the Bahamian Dollar; the symbol B$ is used to distinguish it from other Dollar currencies. The Dollar is divided into 100 cents and is pegged to the US Dollar at par.

The Bahamian Dollar is the currency in Bahamas (BS, BHS). The symbol for BSD can be written B$. The Bahamian Dollar is divided into 100 cents. The exchange rate for the Bahamian Dollar was last updated on May 24, 2019 from Yahoo Finance. The BSD conversion factor has 2 significant digits.

Economy

  • The Bahamas economy is dependent on the tourism and offshore banking industries.
  • The economy in the Bahamas is steady and stable.
  • Constructions for hotels and resorts is booming, due to the large influx of tourists.
  • The service industry contributes 90% of the total GDP. Agriculture and other industries account for the remainder.
  • Top industries in the Bahamas are oil, rum, pharmaceuticals, banking, salt, aragonite, and tourism.
  • Unemployment is estimated at 8%.
  • Export products are vegetables, fruit, salt, animal products, mineral products, and rum.
  • Import products are food, machinery, chemicals, and live animals.
  • Agriculture is a small portion of the economy and the country is trying to obtain investors to develop agriculture in the Bahamas.
  • Government spending is rated low and equals +/- 23% of the GDP.

History

  • In 1966, the Bahamian Dollar replaced the British Pound Sterling and coins were introduced.
  • In 1968, the Bahamas monetary authority started issuing paper money.
  • In 1974, the Central Bank of the Bahamas became the official supplier of Bahamian banknotes.
  • In 2005, the new version of the $10 banknote was introduced.
  • Shortly after the release of the $10 banknote, one of the serial numbers was counterfeited. A warning was sent to all bank authorities in the Bahamas to be aware of the counterfeit when accepting $10 bills.
  • Businesses in the Bahamas accept both the Bahamian Dollar and the US Dollar.

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JMD - Jamaican Dollar (J$)

Jamaican Dollar

The Jamaican Dollar is the official currency of Jamaica. Jamaica is an island nation of the Greater Antilles. The new Jamaican Dollar differs from all other dollars in the British West Indies because it was based on the half-pound sterling. All other dollars were founded on either the US Dollar or the Spanish Dollar.

The Jamaican Dollar is the currency in Jamaica (JM, JAM). The symbol for JMD can be written J$. The Jamaican Dollar is divided into 100 cents. The exchange rate for the Jamaican Dollar was last updated on May 24, 2019 from Yahoo Finance. The JMD conversion factor has 5 significant digits.

Economy

  • Jamaica is a mixed economy with state enterprises and private sector companies.
  • The main sectors of the Jamaican economy are agriculture, mining, manufacturing, tourism, and financial services and insurance.
  • Tourism and mining are the main sources of foreign exchange.
  • Half of Jamaica's economy is based on services, and half of its revenues are from services such as tourism. An estimated 1.3 million foreign tourists visit Jamaica each year.

History

  • The history of the Jamaican Dollar should not be seen in isolation from the British West Indies as a whole. Its unique feature was that it was the only territory in the British West Indies to use special issues of the British Pound Sterling, except for the four pence groat coin issued for all the British West Indies.
  • Replacement coins valued at 1 cent (for 1.2 pence), 5 cents (for 6 pence), 10 cents (for1 shilling), 20 cents (for 2 shillings), and 25 cents (for 2 shillings 6 pence) were produced. With the exception of the United Nations small bronze penny, the compositions, sizes, and shapes of the coins were identical to those they replaced.
  • The Jamaican Dollar value fluctuates, but in January 2011 it was at approximately 85 USD.

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