HTG to CRC

HTG - Haitian Gourde (G)
CRC - Costa Rican Colón ()
1 HTG1 CRC

Currency conversion rates from HTG to CRC

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1 HTG1 CRC
5 HTG5 CRC
10 HTG10 CRC
20 HTG20 CRC
50 HTG50 CRC
100 HTG100 CRC
250 HTG250 CRC
500 HTG500 CRC
1000 HTG1000 CRC
2000 HTG2000 CRC
5000 HTG5000 CRC
10000 HTG10000 CRC
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1 CRC1 HTG
5 CRC5 HTG
10 CRC10 HTG
20 CRC20 HTG
50 CRC50 HTG
100 CRC100 HTG
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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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HTG - Haitian Gourde (HTG)

Haitian Gourde

The Haitian Gourde is the official currency of Haiti, a French-speaking Caribbean country. It occupies the western, smaller portion of the island of Hispaniola, in the Greater Antillean archipelago, which it shares with the Dominican Republic. The governments of Haiti issued paper money in denominations of 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 25, 50, 100 and 500 Haitian Gourde.

The Haitian Gourde is the currency in Haiti (HT, HTI). The symbol for HTG can be written G. The Haitian Gourde is divided into 100 centimes. The exchange rate for the Haitian Gourde was last updated on May 24, 2019 from Yahoo Finance. The HTG conversion factor has 4 significant digits.

Economy

  • Two-thirds of Haitians depend on the agricultural sector. Many engage in small-scale subsistence farming, and are vulnerable to losing their crops due to frequent natural disasters, exacerbated by the country's widespread deforestation.
  • Haiti is recovering from a massive earthquake in January 2010. Its purchasing power parity GDP fell 8% in 2010 (from $ 12.15 billion to $ 11.18 billion).
  • Comparisons of social and economic indicators show Haiti falling behind other low-income developing countries (particularly in the Western hemisphere). A 2011 estimate shows Haiti is in last place in the Americas, and 158th place out of 182 countries, in the United Nations Human Development Index (HDI), which ranks countries based on three human development categories (life expectancy at birth, years of schooling, income per capita).
  • The Haitian government relies on formal international economic assistance for fiscal sustainability. Over half of its annual budget comes from outside sources.
  • In 2005, Haiti's total external debt reached an estimated U.S. $ 1.3 billion, which corresponds to a U.S. debt per capita $169.
  • In September 2009, Haiti met the conditions set by the IMF and World Bank's Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative, a program for poor countries to qualify for cancellation of foreign debt, and was forgiven $1 billion in debt.

History

  • The Haitian Gourde was first introduced in 1813 and replaced the Pound at a rate of 1 Gourde = 8 Pounds, 5 sous. The first issues of coins were silver pieces of 6 cents, 12 and 25.
  • In 1827, 50 and 100 cent coins were introduced, followed by 1 and 2 cent coins in 1828, 6 ¼ cent coins in 1846, and 6 cent coins in 1850.
  • In 1863, bronze coins, produced by the Heaton Mint in Birmingham, were issued, in denominations of 5, 10 and 20 cents.
  • In 1870 the Gourde was revalued at a rate of ten to one. Only banknotes were issued for this second Gourde, with the government issuing notes of 10 and 25 Haitian Gourde.
  • In 1872, the Haitian Gourde was revalued again, this time at a rate of 300 to 1. In the early years of the third Gourde, tickets were only issued and the name Piastre was sometimes used instead of Gourde, especially in an issue of notes dated 1875.
  • In 1881, the gourde was fixed to the French Franc at 5 Francs = 1 Gourde, and coins were produced again.
  • In 1979, the Bank of the Republic of Haiti replaced the National Bank as the paper money issuing body. 1,000 gourde notes were introduced in 2004.

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