CRC to MWK

CRC - Costa Rican Colón ()
MWK - Malawian Kwacha (MK)
1 CRC1 MWK

Currency conversion rates from CRC to MWK

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1 CRC1 MWK
5 CRC5 MWK
10 CRC10 MWK
20 CRC20 MWK
50 CRC50 MWK
100 CRC100 MWK
250 CRC250 MWK
500 CRC500 MWK
1000 CRC1000 MWK
2000 CRC2000 MWK
5000 CRC5000 MWK
10000 CRC10000 MWK
MWKCRC
1 MWK1 CRC
5 MWK5 CRC
10 MWK10 CRC
20 MWK20 CRC
50 MWK50 CRC
100 MWK100 CRC
250 MWK250 CRC
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CRC - Costa Rican Colón ()

Costa Rican Colón

The Costa Rican Colon (CRC) is the currency of Costa Rica. The symbol for the Colon is ₡; the currency is subdivided into 100 centimos. Many places in Costa Rica accept the US Dollar unofficially. The name of the Colon is derived from the Spanish explorer Christopher Columbus (Cristobal Colon in Spanish).

The Costa Rican Colon is the currency in Costa Rica (CR, CRI). The symbol for CRC can be written C. The Costa Rican Colon is divided into 100 centimos. The exchange rate for the Costa Rican Colon was last updated on May 24, 2019 from Yahoo Finance. The CRC conversion factor has 5 significant digits.

Economy

  • Costa Rica’s main income is from agriculture, tourism, and electronics.
  • The service industry accounts for 68% of the country’s GDP.
  • The main industries are textiles, clothing, plastic products, food processing, fertilizer, microprocessors, construction material, and medical equipment.
  • Export products are coffee, bananas, sugar, seafood, medical equipment, ornamental plants, electronics, and pineapples.
  • Import products are consumer goods, petroleum, raw as well as construction materials, and capital equipment.
  • The unemployment rate is 7.8%.
  • GDP growth is currently ~-1%.

History

  • In 1896, the Costa Rican Peso was replaced by the Costa Rican Colon.
  • In 1897, new coins were issued.
  • Between 1917 and 1919, a subunit, the centavo, was introduced at 1/100 of a Colon. The country issued 5 centavos and 10 centavos in place of centimos. During that time 50 centavo coins were minted but never distributed.
  • From 1914 to 1938, the International Bank of Costa Rica issued and distributed 5, 10, 20, 50, and 100 Colones notes. In the same period the National Bank of Costa Rica became the official bank for issuing paper money; they printed notes from 1937 to 1949.
  • During the 1950s the Central Bank of Costa Rica started issuing banknotes.
  • In 1958, the Central Bank added 1,000 colon notes to the range.
  • In 2010, Costa Rican Colon notes were replaced by a new issue.

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MWK - Malawian Kwacha (MWK)

Malawian Kwacha

The Kwacha is the official currency in Malawi since 1970. The Kwacha was adopted based on the Zambian Kwacha, which was used in Zambia since 1968. The name kwacha was derived from the Bemba word meaning dawn, reflecting the Zambian national motto: "New Dawn of Freedom." The Malawian Kwacha is subdivided into 100 tambala.

The Malawian Kwacha is the currency in Malawi (MW, MWI). The symbol for MWK can be written MK. The Malawian Kwacha is divided into 100 tambala. The exchange rate for the Malawian Kwacha was last updated on May 24, 2019 from Yahoo Finance. The MWK conversion factor has 4 significant digits.

Economy

  • Malawi is considered one of the least developed countries in the world and has had unstable economic growth.
  • Malawi's economy is mainly agricultural, with almost 90% of their population living in rural areas. Agriculture accounts for about 40% of the GDP and 88% of export revenues.
  • The economy relies on extensive economic support from the World Bank, the IMF, and neighboring nations.
  • The government has had many difficult challenges, including development of a market economy, economic problems, educational improvements, and the exponential spread of AIDS.

History

  • In 1971, the Malawi Kwacha replaced the Malawian Pound at a fixed rate of two Kwacha = one Pound.
  • And as of July 4, 2010, one British Pound = 227.681 Kwacha, while one US Dollar = 149.8 Kwacha, and one South African Rand = 19.4475 Kwacha.
  • In May 9, 2011, an one British Pound = 257.7172 Kwacha, one US Dollar = 152.2933 Kwacha, and one South African Rand = 23.7740 Kwacha.

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