CDF - Congolese Franc (FC)
TZS - Tanzanian Shilling (TSh)

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CDF - Congolese Franc (CDF)

Congolese Franc

The official currency of the Democratic Republic of Congo is the Congolese Franc (CDF). The symbol for the Franc is FC. The Franc is subdivided into 100 centimes. There were two editions of the Franc; the second edition is the new Congolese Franc.

The Franc Congolais is the currency in Congo (CD, COD). The Franc Congolais is divided into 100 centimes. The exchange rate for the Franc Congolais was last updated on May 24, 2019 from Yahoo Finance. The CDF conversion factor has 5 significant digits.


  • The Democratic Republic of Congo has a vast amount of mineral and other natural resources. The estimated value of the untapped raw material is +/- 24 trillion USD.
  • Agriculture accounts for 57% of the GDP. Products of the agriculture industry are rubber, tea, cotton, sugar, palm oil, and coffee.
  • The Congo relies on the mining industry.
  • The main industries are consumer products, mining, cement, and commercial ship repair.
  • Export products are crude oil, wood products, coffee, copper, gold, diamonds, and cobalt.
  • Import products are transportation equipment, mining and other machinery, and food.
  • There is a lot of economy activity in the informal sectors that is not included in the GDP.
  • The first and second wars that took place in the 1960s negatively impacted the economy.
  • The government is establishing economic zones to help get the industrial sector started.


  • The first Franc was introduced in 1887. It had the same value as the Belgian Franc.
  • In 1916, the Congolese Franc also circulated in the countries of Burundi and Rwanda; however, they later issued their own Franc.
  • In 1967, Congo declared independence and the Franc was replaced with the Zaire at 1,000 Francs = 1 Zaire.
  • In 1997, the Franc was re-introduced and the Zaire was eliminated. The exchange rate was 100,000 new Zaires = 1 Franc.
  • In 2010, the Central Bank printed commemorative notes to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the country’s independence from Belgium.

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TZS - Tanzanian Shilling (tzs)

Tanzanian Shilling

The Shilling is the official currency of Tanzania, although the use of US Dollars is widely accepted. The Shilling is subdivided into 100 cents. The Tanzanian Shilling replaced the East African Shilling at par in 1966.

The Tanzanian Shilling is the currency in Tanzania (United Republic of Tanzania, TZ, TZA). The symbol for TZS can be written TSh. The Tanzanian Shilling is divided into 100 cents. The exchange rate for the Tanzanian Shilling was last updated on May 24, 2019 from Yahoo Finance. The TZS conversion factor has 5 significant digits.


  • Tanzania has embarked on a major restructuring of state-owned enterprises. The program has so far divested 335 out of some 425 parastatal entities.
  • Overall real economic growth has averaged about 4% a year, much better than in the previous 20 years, but not enough to improve the lives of average Tanzanians. The economy is heavily dependent on aid.
  • Tanzania has an external debt of $7.9 billion. The servicing of this debt absorbs about 40% of total government expenditures.
  • Tanzania has qualified for debt relief under the enhanced Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) initiative. Debts worth over $6 billion were canceled following implementation of the Paris Club 7 Agreement.


  • In 1966, coins were introduced in denominations of 5, 20, and 50 cents and 1 shilling. The 5-cent coin was struck in bronze, the 20-cent in nickel-brass, and the 50-cent and 1 shilling in cupro-nickel.
  • Cupro-nickel 5-shilling coins were introduced in 1972, followed by scalloped, nickel-brass 10-cent coins in 1977. This First Series coins set, in circulation from 1966 to 1984, was designed by Christopher Ironside OBE.
  • In 1987, nickel-clad steel replaced cupro-nickel in the 50-cent and 1-shilling coins, and cupro-nickel 5- and 10-shilling coins were introduced; the 5-shilling was octagonal.
  • In 1990, nickel-clad-steel 5, 10, and 20 shilling coins were introduced, followed by brass 100-shilling coins in 1994, 50-shilling coins in 1996, and 200- shilling coins in 1998. The coins presently in circulation are the 50, 100, and 200 shillings.

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