KES to GMD

KES - Kenyan Shilling (Ksh)
GMD - Gambian Dalasi (D)
1 KES1 GMD

Currency conversion rates from KES to GMD

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1 KES1 GMD
5 KES5 GMD
10 KES10 GMD
20 KES20 GMD
50 KES50 GMD
100 KES100 GMD
250 KES250 GMD
500 KES500 GMD
1000 KES1000 GMD
2000 KES2000 GMD
5000 KES5000 GMD
10000 KES10000 GMD
GMDKES
1 GMD1 KES
5 GMD5 KES
10 GMD10 KES
20 GMD20 KES
50 GMD50 KES
100 GMD100 KES
250 GMD250 KES
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GMD - Gambian Dalasi (GMD)

Gambian Dalasi

The Gambian Dalasi is the official currency for Gambia, a country in West Africa. It is the smallest country in Africa, surrounded by Senegal, except for a short coastline on the Atlantic Ocean. The Gambia River, the nation's namesake, flows through the country's centre and before emptying into the Atlantic Ocean. The country has an area of almost 10,500 km² with an estimated population of 1,700,000.

The Gambian Dalasi is the currency in Gambia (GM, GMB). The Gambian Dalasi is also known as Dalasis. The symbol for GMD can be written D. The Gambian Dalasi is divided into 100 butut. The exchange rate for the Gambian Dalasi was last updated on May 24, 2019 from Yahoo Finance. The GMD conversion factor has 4 significant digits.

Economy

  • Gambia has a liberal market economy characterized by traditional subsistence agriculture, with an historical dependence of groundnuts (peanuts) for export earnings.
  • There is a re-export trade based on the country’s sea port, its low import duties, a minimum of administrative procedures, a fluctuating exchange rate, and lack of exchange controls.
  • Tourism has become a fast-growing sector of the economy, contributing 12% of the country's GDP according to a government web site.
  • The World Bank and the International Monetary Fund provide differing figures for GDP in 2009: USD $ 733m and $ 968m respectively.
  • Agriculture accounts for approximately 30% of gross domestic product (GDP) and employs about 70% of the workforce. Within agriculture, peanut production accounts for 6.9% of GDP, 8.3% for other crops, livestock 5.3%, 1.8% for fisheries, and forestry at 0.5%.
  • Limited production output is mainly based on agricultural products (e.g., peanut processing, bakeries, a brewery and a tannery).

History

  • The Gambian Dalasi is subdivided into 100 bututs.
  • The Dalasi was adopted in 1971. It replaced the Gambian Pound at a rate of 1 Pound = 5 Dalasi. In 1971, coins in denominations of 1, 5, 10, 25 and 50 bututs and 1 Gambian Dalasi were introduced. These coins used design elements from the previous coins denominated in shillings.
  • 1 dalasi notes were issued between 1971 and 1987. New 1 dalasi coins were introduced in 1987, modeled on the 50 pence coin of the United Kingdom.
  • Only 25 and 50 bututs and 1 dalasi coins are currently in circulation; they are of the 1998 issue which also included 1, 5 and 10 bututs coins.
  • Banknotes currently in circulation are 5, 10, 25, 50 and 100 Gambian Dalasi. Current banknotes were issued in 1996 and reprinted in 2001.

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KES - Kenyan Shilling (Ksh)

Kenyan Shilling

The Kenyan Shilling is the official currency of Kenya, an East African nation that lies on the equator, with the Indian Ocean to its south-east. It is bordered by Tanzania to the south, Uganda to the west, South Sudan to the north-west, Ethiopia to the north, and Somalia to the north-east.

The Kenyan Shilling is the currency in Kenya (KE, KEN). The symbol for KES can be written K Sh. The Kenyan Shilling is divided into 100 cents. The exchange rate for the Kenyan Shilling was last updated on May 24, 2019 from Yahoo Finance. The KES conversion factor has 5 significant digits.

Economy

  • Kenya has traditionally been a liberal market with minimal government involvement (such as price controls) in the oil industry. However, recent legislation allows the government to establish price controls for staples such as maize flour, kerosene, and cooking oil.
  • Since May 2010, the economic outlook has been positive, with 4-5% GDP growth expected due to the expansion of tourism, telecommunications, transportation, and construction, as well as a recovery in the agriculture sector.
  • The World Bank predicts 4% growth in 2010 and potential growth of 4.9% in 2011.
  • In March, 1996 the presidents of Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda re-established the East African Community (EAC). The objectives of the EAC include harmonizing tariffs and customs regulations, free movement of people, and improvement of regional infrastructures.
  • In March 2004, the three East African countries signed a customs union.

History

  • In 1966, the Kenyan Shilling replaced the East African Shilling at par. The first coins were issued that year in denominations of 5, 10, 25, and 50 cents and 1 and 2 shillings.
  • Twenty-five cents coins were minted after 1969, and 2-shilling coins in 1971.
  • In 1985, 5-shilling coins were introduced, followed by 10-shilling coins in 1994 and 20-shilling coins in 1998.
  • Between 1967 and 1978, the portrait of Jomo Kenyatta, Kenya's first president, appeared on the front of the currency.
  • From 1980 to 2005, a portrait of Daniel arap Moi replaced Kenyatta.
  • In 2005 the central bank introduced a number of new coins that restored the portrait of Kenyatta. The stainless steel coins are valued at 50 cents and 1 shilling and the bimetallic coins at 5, 10, and 20 shillings.
  • In 2003, a bi-metallic 40-shilling coin was issued with the portrait of President Kibaki to commemorate the fortieth anniversary of independence (1963-2003).
  • New coins with the image of Kenyatta were minted in 2005.

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