PHP to THB

PHP - Philippine Piso ()
THB - Thai Baht (THB)
1 PHP1 THB

Currency conversion rates from PHP to THB

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1 PHP1 THB
5 PHP5 THB
10 PHP10 THB
20 PHP20 THB
50 PHP50 THB
100 PHP100 THB
250 PHP250 THB
500 PHP500 THB
1000 PHP1000 THB
2000 PHP2000 THB
5000 PHP5000 THB
10000 PHP10000 THB
THBPHP
1 THB1 PHP
5 THB5 PHP
10 THB10 PHP
20 THB20 PHP
50 THB50 PHP
100 THB100 PHP
250 THB250 PHP
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PHP - Philippine Piso ()

The Philippine peso is the official currency of Philippines. It is commonly depicted by the symbol ₱. Written abbreviations include: PhP, Php, P$, or P. The official currency code for the peso is PHP.

The Peso is the foreign currency of the Philippines. It's subdivided into one hundred centavos. Prior to 1967, English was used on all notes and coins, hence the term “peso” was used as the name of the currency in the Philippines. When Filipino was introduced as a written language, the term used on notes and coins became “piso”.

The Philippine Peso is the currency in Philippines (PH, PHL). The symbol for PHP can be written P. The Philippine Peso is divided into 100 centavos. The exchange rate for the Philippine Peso was last updated on Today from The International Monetary Fund. The PHP conversion factor has 6 significant digits.

Economy

  • The Philippines is estimated to be the 45th largest economy in the world, with a GDP of USD$216 billion (2011). Major exports includes semiconductors and other electrical components, transport equipment, clothing, copper and petroleum products and fruits.
  • In recent times, the Philippines has been transitioning from a agricultural-based economy to one that increasingly relies on services and manufacturing. Agriculture now only accounts for roughly 30% of the workforce and about 14% of GDP.
  • The economy of the Philippines was the second largest in East Asia after World War II. However the economy stagnated until the 1990s, based on economic policies and political volatility, and other Asian countries surpassed the Philippines in terms of GDP growth.
  • In the 1990s, a new program of economic liberalization was introduced, leading to economic recovery until the 1997 Asian Financial Crisis.

History

  • Prior to the introduction of a formal currency, trade in the Philippines was performed using a barter system, and later on “piloncitos” (small pieces of gold) and gold barter rings.
  • The Spanish introduced coins to the Philippines when they colonized the country in 1521. However, the coins used by Filipino people were minted in various Spanish countries around the world, leading to major inconsistencies in purity and weight.
  • In 1861, the first mint was established in order to standardized coinage.
  • After the Philippines gained independence in 1898, the country’s first local currency was introduced, replacing the Spanish-Filipino Peso.
  • The United States captured the Philippines in 1901, and established a new unit of currency that was pegged to exactly half of a US Dollar in 1903.
  • During World War II, the Philippines was occupied by Japan, and new notes were introduced yet again.
  • The Central Bank of the Philippines was established in 1949, leading to the reintroduction of a formal Filipino currency.

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THB - Thai Baht (฿)

The Thai baht is the currency of Thailand. Its code is THB, and it’s also denoted with the symbol ฿. The baht is the tenth most frequently used currency in the world, and is one of the strongest currencies in southeast Asia. The most popular Thai baht exchange is with the euro. The Thai baht has 6 significant currency conversion digits. It is considered fiat money.

Thai Baht is the official currency of the Kingdom of Thailand. It is divided into 100 satang. The Baht is rated as one of the strongest currencies in Southeast Asia. The Bank of Thailand issues the currency.

The Thai Baht is the currency in Thailand (TH, THA). The Thai Baht is also known as Bahts, and Onshore Baht. The symbol for THB can be written Bht, and Bt. The Thai Baht is divided into 100 stang. The exchange rate for the Thai Baht was last updated on Today from The International Monetary Fund. The THB conversion factor has 6 significant digits.

Economy

  • The economy of Thailand is a developed, commercialized economy. It is heavily export-dependent; exports account for more than two-thirds of the GDP.
  • The bank of Thailand introduced a series of exchange controls on December 19, 2006 that resulted in a major divergence between offshore and onshore exchange rates, with difference of up to 10% between the two markets.
  • Restrictions were imposed on March 3rd, 2008 and now there is no noticeable difference between offshore and onshore exchange rates.

History

  • The history of Thai currency goes back to the creation of a medium of exchange that was used in Thailand before the first century.
  • The original Thai currency was called the Tical; this name was used in the English text on banknotes until the year 1925. The name Baht was used as the Thai name for the currency since the 19th century.
  • Both the Tical and Baht currencies were originally units of weight, and coins were issued in both silver and gold, denominated by their weight in Baht and its fractions and multiples.
  • The Baht has been the national currency since 1897 and had been in use even before it was considered the national currency.

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