CHF to BBD

CHF - Swiss Franc (CHF)
BBD - Barbadian Dollar ($)
1 CHF1 BBD

Currency conversion rates from CHF to BBD

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1 CHF1 BBD
5 CHF5 BBD
10 CHF10 BBD
20 CHF20 BBD
50 CHF50 BBD
100 CHF100 BBD
250 CHF250 BBD
500 CHF500 BBD
1000 CHF1000 BBD
2000 CHF2000 BBD
5000 CHF5000 BBD
10000 CHF10000 BBD
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1 BBD1 CHF
5 BBD5 CHF
10 BBD10 CHF
20 BBD20 CHF
50 BBD50 CHF
100 BBD100 CHF
250 BBD250 CHF
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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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CHF - Swiss Franc (SFr.)

The Swiss franc is the currency of Switzerland. The most popular Swiss franc exchange is with the euro. The franc is represented by the sign ‘Fr’ or ‘SFr’ or ‘FS’, and its currency code is CHF. The Swiss franc is fiat currency, and its conversion factor has 6 significant digits. The Swiss franc is called franken in German, the franc in French and Romansh, and the franco in Italian.

The official currency of Switzerland is the Swiss Franc (CHF). The Swiss Franc is the only Franc still issued in the European countries. The Franc is subdivided into 100 centimes. The symbol used for the Franc is Fr. Banknotes are issued by the Swiss National Bank and coins are issued by the Swiss Mint.

The Swiss Franc is the currency in Switzerland (CH, CHE), and Liechtenstein (LI, LIE). The symbol for CHF can be written SwF, and SFr. The Swiss Franc is divided into 100 rappen (centimes). The exchange rate for the Swiss Franc was last updated on Today from The International Monetary Fund. The CHF conversion factor has 6 significant digits.

Economy

  • Switzerland’s economy is seen as a safe haven and is rated as the safest economy in the world.
  • The economy is dependent on foreign investments.
  • The unemployment rate is estimated at 3%.
  • The main industries are watches, chemicals, textiles, machinery, and precision instruments.
  • Export products are agricultural products, metals, chemicals, watches, and machinery.
  • Import products are vehicles, metals, textiles, machinery, and agricultural products.
  • Switzerland’s tourism infrastructure is highly developed.
  • Approximately 28% of all offshore funds are banked in Switzerland.
  • The country is neutral and is not part of the European Union.

History

  • In 1848, Switzerland declared that the Federal Government of Switzerland will be the official issuer of the Swiss Franc.
  • In 1850, the first Swiss Franc was introduced; it was on par with the French Franc.
  • In 1865, Switzerland became part of the Latin Monetary Union, which consisted of France, Italy, Switzerland, and Belgium.
  • Switzerland decided to become part of the Brent Wood System in 1945. The Franc was pegged to the US Dollar at 4.375 Francs = 1 USD.
  • From 2003 to 2006, the Swiss Franc was stable against the Euro.
  • In 2008, the Swiss Franc was valued higher than the USD.
  • In 2010, the 9th series of Francs was introduced.
  • In 2011, the European Union stated that the “Franc is a threat to the economy” and this caused the Franc to plunge.

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