EGP to AFN

EGP - Egyptian Pound (ج.م.‏)
AFN - Afghan Afghani (؋)
1 EGP1 AFN

Currency conversion rates from EGP to AFN

EGPAFN
1 EGP1 AFN
5 EGP5 AFN
10 EGP10 AFN
20 EGP20 AFN
50 EGP50 AFN
100 EGP100 AFN
250 EGP250 AFN
500 EGP500 AFN
1000 EGP1000 AFN
2000 EGP2000 AFN
5000 EGP5000 AFN
10000 EGP10000 AFN
AFNEGP
1 AFN1 EGP
5 AFN5 EGP
10 AFN10 EGP
20 AFN20 EGP
50 AFN50 EGP
100 AFN100 EGP
250 AFN250 EGP
500 AFN500 EGP
1000 AFN1000 EGP
2000 AFN2000 EGP
5000 AFN5000 EGP
10000 AFN10000 EGP

AFN - Afghan Afghani (؋)

Afghan Afghani

The Afghan Afghani (AFN) was introduced in 2003 as the new currency for Afghanistan. Two distinct rates were established: the government issue of 1000 and the northern alliance of 2000. Prior to 2003 the currency was the Afghanistan Afghani (AFA). There is no stock market. Money lending as well as foreign exchange is done through money bazaars.

The Afghan Afghani is the currency in Afghanistan (AF, AFG). The symbol for AFN can be written Af. The Afghan Afghani is divided into 100 puls. The exchange rate for the Afghan Afghani was last updated on May 24, 2019 from Yahoo Finance. The AFN conversion factor has 3 significant digits.

Economy

  • Afghanistan relies on foreign aid, trade, and farming from bordering countries.
  • The country and international concerns are focusing on improving infrastructure by creating jobs, promoting development of housing, and investing in education.
  • International groups contributed over $2 billion to help Afghanistan’s dying economy.
  • Afghanistan's agricultural products include wheat, wool, nuts, mutton, opium, lamb skin, and sheep skin.
  • Afghanistan exports mainly nuts, fruit, carpets, and cotton.
  • Imports include textiles, petroleum products, and capital goods.

History

  • The first Afghani (AFA) was introduced in 1925. Before this time period the Afghan Rupee was the official currency.
  • From the year 1925 to the year 1928 Afghani treasury notes were introduced.
  • In 1975, all Afghanistan banks were nationalized.
  • In 1981, the Afghani was pegged to the United States Dollar at 1 USD = 50 Afghanis.
  • Afghanistan was taken over by Taliban rulers in 1996. The Taliban central bank declared the Afghanistan Afghani worthless and the bank cancelled the contract they had with Russia for printing their money. The country's currency was devalued against the US dollar to a rate of 1 USD = 43 Afghani.
  • In 2002, the new Afghan Afghani currency (AFN) was introduced. In October, 2003 Afghanistan started using AFN as the official currency in local trade.
  • In 2005, Afghani coins replaced the 1, 2, and 5 Afghani banknotes.
  • Since 2005 the Afghanistan economy has grown at a steady pace.

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EGP - Egyptian Pound ()

Egyptian Pound

The official currency of Egypt is the Egyptian Pound (EGP). The symbol used for the EGP is E£ or in Arabic ( ج.م). The Egyptian Pound is subdivided into smaller currency denomination known as qirsh or millimes. 1 EGP = 100 qirsh = 1000 millemes.

The Egyptian Pound is the currency in Egypt (EG, EGY). The symbol for EGP can be written E. The Egyptian Pound is divided into 100 piasters or 1000 milliemes. The exchange rate for the Egyptian Pound was last updated on May 24, 2019 from Yahoo Finance. The EGP conversion factor has 4 significant digits.

Economy

  • The Egyptian economy is becoming more market-orientated.
  • The main industries are metal, tourism, chemicals, textiles, pharmaceuticals, light manufacturers, food processing, hydrocarbons, construction, and cement.
  • Export products are petroleum and crude oil products, textiles, cotton, agricultural goods, metal products, and chemicals.
  • Import products are wood products, fuels, chemicals, equipment, machinery, and food stuffs.
  • Unemployment in the country is estimated at 9.7%.
  • The yearly GDP growth is rated at 2.6%.

History

  • The Egyptian Pound, also known as gineih, was replaced the Egyptian Piastre. The Piastre = 1/100 of a Pound. It was subdivided into 40 para.
  • In 1885, the para was taken out of circulation and the piastre was subdivided into tenths. In 1916 the tenths were renamed millimes.
  • Egypt used the gold standard from 1885 to 1914. 1 EGP = 7.4375 grams of gold. After the outbreak of World War I, Egypt moved to the British Pound and was part of the Sterling era until 1962. In the same year the EGP switched over to the US Dollar and was pegged at 1 EGP = 2.3 USD.
  • In 1973, the peg was changed to the British Pound again.
  • In 1989, the Pound floated; however, the Central Bank of Egypt tightly managed the control of foreign exchange.
  • In 2005, the 1 Pound and 50 pastrie coins were introduced.
  • In 2009, Egypt started phasing out 1 Pound and half-pound notes.

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