IQD to XCD

IQD - Iraqi Dinar (د.ع.‏)
XCD - East Caribbean Dollar ($)
1 IQD1 XCD

Currency conversion rates from IQD to XCD

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1 IQD1 XCD
5 IQD5 XCD
10 IQD10 XCD
20 IQD20 XCD
50 IQD50 XCD
100 IQD100 XCD
250 IQD250 XCD
500 IQD500 XCD
1000 IQD1000 XCD
2000 IQD2000 XCD
5000 IQD5000 XCD
10000 IQD10000 XCD
XCDIQD
1 XCD1 IQD
5 XCD5 IQD
10 XCD10 IQD
20 XCD20 IQD
50 XCD50 IQD
100 XCD100 IQD
250 XCD250 IQD
500 XCD500 IQD
1000 XCD1000 IQD
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IQD - Iraqi Dinar (IQD)

Iraqi Dinar

The Iraqi Dinar is issued by the Central Bank of Iraq. The Dinar was subdivided into 1,000 fils, but inflation has rendered the fils obsolete. As a result the deposition of Saddam Hussein in the 2003 invasion of Iraq, the new Iraqi Dinar was released on October 15, 2003.

The Iraqi Dinar is the currency in Iraq (IQ, IRQ). The exchange rate for the Iraqi Dinar was last updated on May 24, 2019 from Yahoo Finance. The IQD conversion factor has 5 significant digits.

Economy

  • As security improves, foreign investment is helping to spur increased economic activity, particularly in the energy, construction, and retail sectors.
  • To reach its economic potential, Iraq needs to reduce regulatory impediments and make significant upgrades to its oil processing, pipeline, and export infrastructure.

History

  • The Dinar was fixed at par with the British Pound until 1959, then fixed to the US Dollar at one Dinar to 2.8 Dollars. It was decoupled from the US Dollar when that currency was devalued in 1971 and 1973.
  • After the Gulf War in 1991, UN sanctions meant that new, inferior quality banknotes were printed in large quantities-and the Dinar quickly lost its value. The previous issue stayed in circulation, and became known as the ""Swiss dinar."" It continued to circulate, especially in the northern Kurdish region of Iraq.
  • The new (convertible) Iraqi Dinar was released on October 15, 2003. It replaced all old Dinar and Swiss Dinar banknotes, which were no longer legal tender. (One old Dinar was exchanged for one new Iraqi Dinar; one unit of the Swiss"" Dinar was exchanged for 150 new Iraqi Dinars.) The new Iraqi Dinar banknotes were similar to the Swiss Dinar notes, with more security features to guard against counterfeiting.
  • The new banknotes were in demand by overseas investors expecting the currency to increase in value as Iraq's economy improved.

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XCD - East Caribbean Dollar ($)

East Caribbean Dollar

The East Caribbean dollar is the currency used in eight of the nine nations in the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States — Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Anguilla (UK Territory), and Montserrat (UK Territory). The British Virgin Islands is the only member of the OECS that uses its own currency. The East Caribbean Dollar is designated by EC$ and has been pegged to the US Dollar at US$1 = EC$2.70 since 1976.

The East Caribbean Dollar is the currency in Antigua and Barbuda (AG, ATG), Dominica (DM, DMA), Grenada (GD, GRD), Saint Kitts and Nevis (KN, KNA), Saint Lucia (LC, LCA), and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (VC, VCT). The symbol for XCD can be written EC$. The East Caribbean Dollar is divided into 100 cents. The exchange rate for the East Caribbean Dollar was last updated on May 24, 2019 from Yahoo Finance. The XCD conversion factor has 2 significant digits.

Economy

  • The economies of the OECS member states vary significantly, but most of them rely upon tourism and agriculture to varying extents. Offshore banking also represents a large proportion of the GDP for several of the OECS nations.
  • Many of the islands are home to multinational corporations, typically in financial services, who have large offices in a few of the OECS nations to take advantage of low or no taxation.
  • As the member states are small island nations, they are heavily reliant upon imports. Exportation is relatively limited, though some of the nations do export agricultural products such as bananas, and cocoa.

History

  • Prior to 1965, OECS members were part of the West Indies Federation, using BWI$ as their currency. However many members of the WIF either did not adopt the BWI$. Trinidad and Tobago withdrew from the union in 1964, leading to a lack of support for the BWI$.
  • In 1965, the British West Indies Dollar was replaced at par by the East Caribbean Dollar.
  • In 1966, British Guiana withdrew from the currency union, and in 1972, Barbados also withdrew from the currency union.
  • Between 1965 and 1983, the Eastern Caribbean Currency Authority issued the EC$, with notes and coins from 1965 from 1981.
  • The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank, based in Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis was created by the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank Agreement signed in Port of Spain on July 5, 1983.

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